Tyler Ludens wrote:I have also had loads of different little mushrooms coming up in my buried wood beds and wood chip paths. I think these guys are just naturally in wood products, but I bet it wouldn't hurt to try to get some known kinds growing in the beds. I think they may have a hard time competing with the existing fungi, though.
I would love to have edible mushrooms in my kitchen garden, but have not so far had success getting them started.
Brenda Groth wrote:i was wondering, a lot of the wood I put in my little baby hugel bed this year has all sorts of fungi growing on it already, shelf and oyster mushrooms, I was wondering if that would provide the fungi needed to provide symbiosis with the plants?
Max Kennedy wrote:Not all fungi are symbiotic so one needs to be careful of the species.
Tyler Ludens wrote:Some I have seen mentioned specifically for gardens are Garden Oyster (Hypsizygus ulmarius), Garden Giant (which might also be called Wine Cap) (Stropharia rugoso-annulata) and Shaggy Mane (Coprinus comatus). I planted these in my garden using the "Three Amigos" kit from Fungi Perfecti, but I think my conditions were not good and so far none have come up.
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