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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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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Grow Mushrooms in your Garden

Last week we went to Lohja to visit Eric Puro and his new outdoor mushroom farm called Gifts from Metsä. This spring he has been inoculating over 1000 logs with different strains of Shiitake, Oyster, Nameko, Elm Oyster and Reishi. Eric has been farming Shiitake in Kentucky (USA) for many years and now he is […]

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Myco Meetup #1 great success!

There was a great turnout of the Myco Hacklab Helsinki’s Myco Meetups at our Helsieni Headquarters last Friday 10.3.2017! The diversity of people was large and it was wonderful to sense the high level of curiosity and knowledge that was present in the room. The topics that were discussed are: fungal dyes, medicinal mushrooms, we started growing mushrooms on old […]

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