A journal about cultivating


Plastic tubs instead of jars

September 28th, 2021 — I have a lot of these plastic containers laying around in which my dog's and cats' food come in, so I thought it's a good idea to use them for something else

Making my own brown rice flour PF Tek substrate

September 27th, 2021 — My first time preparing substrate, inoculation and experimenting with a different type of container

The making of the still air box

September 26th, 2021 — Low tech, relatively low cost too and it took less than 10 minutes!

The day of the first harvest

September 23rd, 2021 — Like a kid with a new toy, I couldn't wait to pick the 'shroom and stuff it in my mouth.

Hypnotised by a mushroom

September 21st, 2021 — I admit I am utterly enthralled with the growth of this thing, so much so that it is distracting me from my work.

The baby is growing up so fast

September 20th, 2021 — I'm bedazzled at the speed at which this mushroom is growing.

Creating a shotgun fruiting chamber

September 19th, 2021 — The first plastic box I used broke, I learned some lessons.

Why am I growing mushrooms?

September 18th, 2021 — In short, the madness of society drove me to become a mushroom farmer, and I started reading an absolutely fascinating book about 'shrooms.

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