Wednesday 3 April 2019

Fun with fungi: growing mushrooms at one of my apiaries

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Channel: Phil Chandler - Barefoot Beekeeper  

One of my 'eco-floor' experiments, with the aim of learning more about the nature of bees' interest in fungal mycelium.

I am growing shiitake (Lentinula edodes); blue-grey oyster (Pleurotus ostreatus) and wine cap (Stropharia rugosoannulata) from mycelium grown on wild bird seed, which has been soaked and sterilized and after myceliation, is added to barley straw.

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Video length: 6:29
Category: Pets & Animals

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