Mushroom agroforestry

John Chalmers non12 at deltanet.com
Tue Aug 19 11:36:34 EST 1997


I've tried "Slippery Jack," the brown capped with glandular finger-staining
dots on the stipe, Suillus spp., but found them rather tasteless.
--john


On Tue, 19 Aug 1997, Charles Samuels wrote:

> Michael Hagen wrote:
> 
> > > I innoculated 3,000 seedlings with mixed truffle spawn last winter,
> > and plan
> > > to expand mycorrhizal innoculations over the next few years.  On
> > some of
> > > my north slopes, there's no apparent reason I can't establish a
> > timber crop,
> > > a mycorrhizal mushroom crop, and a natural ginseng stand on the same
> > parcel
> > > of ground.
> 
> This sounds very interesting.  Where did you get the truffle spawn and
> how did you inoculate the trees?
> 
> > I have not yet figured out a way to eat Suillus spp.
> 
> Well, they are a little slimy but you can peel the skin off the cap and
> they are quite acceptable if not worm ridden.
> 
> 
> 




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