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BF 153: Indoor Specialty Mushroom Production
General Course Resources
Webinar Schedule and Participant Guide
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Week 1: Introductions and Mycology 101
Introductions & Resources
FORUM: Introduce Yourself & Substrate Sourcing
ARTICLE: The Mighty Oyster Mushroom
ACTIVITY: Get your substrates together!
Week 2: Low-Tech Methods - Outdoor and Treated Straw
FORUM: Inoculations & Troubleshooting
READ Section 4 in booklet, "Oyster Mushroom Growing in NE"
FACTSHEET: Totem and Stump Inoculation
Cornell Forest Connect: Info for Woodlot Management
Week 3: Indoor Methods - Sawdust Blocks and Sterilization
Webinar & Resources
FORUM: Inoculation Updates, Plans for Cultivation
Week 4: The Grow Room - Fruiting, Harvest, Storage
FORUM: Spawn Run Update
ARTICLE: Grow Rooms for Home Hobby Growing
ACTIVITY: Design your Grow Room
Week 5: The Business Side of Mushrooms
FORUM: Share Mini-Biz Plan
READ Section 6 in "Growing Oyster in the NE"
ARTICLE: Place Mushrooms In Sunlight for Vitamin D
Week 6: Beyond Just Food: Other Benefits of Oyster Cultivation
FORUM: Final Questions, Spawn Run/Fruiting Updates!
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