Download factsheets, guides, and videos on mushroom cultivation here:
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|Best Management Practices for Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation
This complete guide walks readers through all the details for starting a successful log-based shiitake operation on their farm. Research combined with farmer advice makes this an invaluable resources for growers
|VIDEOS: Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation
This series of short videos produced by the eXtension Forest Farming group features Dr Kenneth Mudge of Cornell describing in detail many of the important considerations for growing shiitake mushrooms on logs.
|Totem Inoculation Factsheet
The “totem” method is recommended for log cultivation of lions mane and oyster mushrooms. It involves cutting stumps or logs into sections and inoculating with spawn between each layer. This factsheet provides step-by-step instructions.
|VIDEOS: Totem Cultivation
This series of short videos produced by the eXtension Forest Farming group features Steve Gabriel describing in detail many of the important considerations for growing lions mane and oyster mushrooms using the totem method.
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|Stropharia Inoculation Factsheet
This resource provides step-by-step instructions for inoculating Wine Cap or Stropharia mushrooms on woodchips or straw. These mushrooms are very easy to grow and can be incorporated into vegetable and perinnial plantings on the farm or in the backyard.
|VIDEOS: Stropharia Mushroom Cultivation
This series of short videos produced by the eXtension Forest Farming group features Steve Gabriel of Cornell describing in detail many of the important considerations for growing wine cap stropharia mushrooms in beds.
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|VIDEO: Forest Mushroom Production & Forest Health
Extension Agroforestry Specialist Steve Gabriel offered this webinar as part of the ForestConnect series offered through the Department of Natural Resources. The webinar covers life cycle, inoculation, and management considerations for forest lands in relation to mushroom cultivation.
|VIDEO: Forest Mushroom Production & Forest Health This webinar will help woodlot owners, and foresters who counsel owners, understand the economic opportunities and assumptions for profitable mushroom production. Join Agroforestry Extension Specialist Steve Gabriel from the Cornell Small Farms Program to discuss the nuances of a viable production system and the link of mushroom cultivation to forest health. Presented November 18, 2015.||View|
|DOWNLOAD Slides from 2016 Introduction to Mushroom Cultivation classes in Seneca, Broome, and Onondaga Counties by Steve Gabriel|
|Growing Oysters on Toilet Paper is a great activity to teach the life cycle of mushrooms to all ages|
|Growing Mushrooms in Urban Environments outlines considerations for growing mushrooms in cities.|
|Oyster Mushroom Cultivation: this booklet is by one of our network members (Fungi Ally) and outlines methods and marketing of oyster mushroom cultivation grown indoors on straw