Forest Mushroom Cultivation @ Cornell
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    • The goal of this website is to encourage farmers and woodlot owners to cultivate forest mushrooms including shiitake, lions mane, and oyster. These non-timber forest crops can be grown for fun and profit and are just some of the many crops that are grown as part of the agroforestry practice known as forest farming.

      Here you will find factsheets and videos describing in detail how to grow, manage, and market forest mushrooms, along with opportunities to connect with other growers through the Temperate Forest Mushroom Growers Network of North America.

      New Publication!

      Best Management Practices for Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation in the Northeastern United States

      The most up-to-date research and recommendations from growers provides new and established farmers and gardeners alike with all the information for successful shiitake cultivation.


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