Category Archives: Diary of a Mad Mycologist

The journal of our own adventures in mushroom culture

A New Flush of Shrooms

Yesterday morning I woke up to see a new flush of what I think are the oyster mushrooms growing in the backyard.  I couldn’t believe it!  I thought they’d stopped growing for the winter, but the relative humidity must’ve been … Continue reading

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Musings on the Vegan Life

As a Type O blood genotype, I was surprised to learn several years ago in my readings that the diet of a Type O should contain substantial portions of meat.  Hah!  Nobody loves a rare New York Strip better than … Continue reading

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Backyard Discovery

It’s going to be a chilly 28 degrees here tonight, but as late as mid-November I noticed clusters of white mushrooms in my backyard growing out of an extended dead root system at surface level.  The root system is all … Continue reading

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