Myco Meetups: Every 2nd Friday of the month

The Myco Hacklab Finland is getting organised! We will now host Myco Meetups every second Friday of the month. Myco Meetup #6 will be on 8.9 from 18:00 onwards, at Helsieni Headquarters. Sometimes we also have a workshop before the meetup, for instance cloning or low-tech agar preparation methods. If you have ideas about workshops or would like to host one, […]

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New Species: Pink & Elm Oyster

We have two new species on offer: Pink Oyster (Pleurotus djamor) You can cultivate this mushroom in a (self-made) growkit on coffee waste but also on for example straw pellets. The taste is more spicy than the grey oyster and the texture is firm. Elm Oyster (Hypsizygus ulmarius) The Elm Oyster is not part of […]

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How to make a mushroom bed

In this blogpost we will share with you how to make a mushroom bed, an easy way to grow oyster mushrooms in your garden. Step 1 – Get spent substrate There are two ways to get spent substrate: 1) from your Helsieni Growkit after it has given 3 flushes of mushrooms. Be sure to save […]

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