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Sepp holzer growing cépes from sawdust

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I just read sepp holzer's book on permaculture at krameter hof.
He claims he has found a way to inoculate trees with sawdust he places around the fruiting bodies. He says its a succesful technique.
Never tryed it myself but could I belive him?
I know that the INRA , French agriculture researche institute did tests to inoculate trees with porcini with no result.
If Sepp has found a way to inoculata trees this way, i think he would be filthy rich now. ( if he wanted to / inoculated trees would be easely availeble in europe, witch is not)
Any one who wants to share a comment on this?
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Traditionally, the standard view was that it was not possible to cultivate mycorrhizal mushrooms. Paul Stamets talks about how Frank Herbert?, the author of Dune, was able to semi-cultivate chanterelles on Douglas fir trees in Washington State. I would be very interested in some kind of confirmation that this is really happening. I know cep/pilz/porcini/king bolete is one of the most loved mushrooms on the planet, but they are very expensive currently, due to the lack of cultivation.
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