• Growing Shiitake Mushrooms on Logs

    Date: 4/13/2013

    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Time: 1 pm

    Learn how to grow delicious and healthful shiitake mushrooms in this class conducted by Shane Mulholland, owner of Forest Organics. A symbol of longevity in Asia because of their health-promoting properties, shiitake mushrooms have been used medicinally by the Chinese for more than 6,000 years. More recently, their rich, smoky flavor has endeared them to American taste buds. Learn how to properly inoculate cut logs to grow the mushrooms. Each participant will take their own shiitake log home with detailed instructions. Fee: $45.00. Advance registration required. Presented by Forest Organics. Info & registration: forestorganics.net.

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