DIY Shiitake Mushroom Log

Log and spores supplied

Delicious, healthy and easy to grow? Cornell Cooperative Extension educator Jennifer Stengle will lead a workshop on Saturday, Nov. 12 on the shiitake mushroom life cycle and how to grow them on a log in your yard. All participants will create a shiitake log.

Shiitake mushrooms on a red oak log inoculated about two years earlier(Photo by Ken Mudge/Cornell Small Farms Program)

Shiitake mushrooms on a red oak log inoculated about two years earlier (Photo by Ken Mudge/Cornell Small Farms Program)

The cost is $30 per person or team of two or three people using one set of materials. It runs from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Putnam Valley Grange Hall, 128 Mill St. in Putnam Valley. Register at putnamvalleygrange.org/backyardfarming.


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