Mushrooming

It was rather a ‘WTF?’ moment when I first received this birthday present from my friend Variegated,

Mushlog

thankfully it turned out to be a new type of mushroom growing kit.

Mushb

Unlike other mushroom kits I’ve had in the past this one actually produces mushrooms!

Mush1

Slowly at first..

Mush2

then bigger and bigger.

Mush3

Harvest size at last. While we were, according to the packet, growing oyster mushrooms, we were happy to have shimeji mushrooms instead!

PS TB tells me that the best crop of mushrooms he ever kept was a kit that lived under his desk in the office – just goes to show how closely working conditions follow that old saying about mushrooms ‘kept in the dark and fed on..’ you know what.

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