Several days ago my mushrooms started to pin, and I got so excited that I forgot to write because they grew so quickly I swear I could see the growth. I couldn’t believe they were growing that quickly so I took a picture with my phone and the another 6 hours later. It wasn’t actuallyContinue reading “First Flush”
So this is what pinning looks like! Squeee! I have little baby shroomies!
My calculations were wrong. I am not feeling well, and my brain is foggy so I am double and triple checking my figures to make sure my timing is accurate. Because of course my brain will not turn off and let me rest. It seems that one of my favorite websites for gleaning astrological informationContinue reading “New Calculations”
Pictures courtesy of Sporeworks.com. They think I’m looking at the spores under a microscope. It’s ok, that’s the law so I don’t want them to get into trouble. I didn’t inoculate any of my rice bags today. I woke up late (10:00 a.m.) and hadn’t had enough coffee to consider doing the pre-inoculation sterilization ofContinue reading “Non-inoculation, Coronavirus and lack of Community”
I finally found the information I’ve been seeking for several months now. The link will take you to the page where I found information on an astrological correspondence between the moon and growing mushrooms. The write of the paper, Michael Barreto, Ph.D. says he correlated data from a previous year’s records at a mushroom farmContinue reading “My Next Batch”
I’m an astrologer, gardener, and science geek (none professionally), and I tend to combine my hobbies. I’m in the final phase of my first attempt at growing mushrooms, and I took some notes on the astrological aspects at each stage. I’ve tried researching what astrological influences might affect mushrooms, but have yet to find anyoneContinue reading “Mushrooms by the Moon”
Sunday, 9/27, Lehigh County had 5,543 confirmed cases and 353 deaths. PA totals were 151,299 confirmed cases & 8,106 deaths Today’s totals were 5,557/353 and 151,944/8107. Nobody died in Lehigh county from Covid 19, and only 1 person in the state. New cases in Lehigh were 14, seems to be standard, and for PA 645,Continue reading “Covid 19 update, mushroom update”
I started a batch of mushrooms a little over a week ago, September 9th to be exact. I could resist no longer and peeked today. The mycelium has started growing in a faint band around the center of the jars about halfway between the top and bottom. I’m excited! This means I have approximately 6Continue reading “Growing mushrooms”