shiitake substrate

Colin Mitchell Beier cbeier at vt.edu
Wed Sep 6 13:13:32 EST 2000


oops i goofed all the way around.
they are lentinus spp. and saprophytic, non-mycorrhizal.
thanks hill
(i got confused on families)
colin
p.s. promise to wait and check my info before i post next time :-)

Colin Mitchell Beier <cbeier at vt.edu> wrote in message
news:8p4d6o$qot$1 at solaris.cc.vt.edu...
> a brief note..
>
> shitakes are linaria spp. and they are white spored agarics, hence they
are
> obligate mycorrhizal symbionts with pines, alders and Fagaceae spp. such
as
> oaks, beech, etc.  it might explain their preference for these substrates.
> maybe not?
>
> does anyone have an opinion on this?  i know that we arent talking about
> mycorrhizae, but it seems interesting.
>
> cmb
>
> Paul Sinclair Stewart <abiogen at isn.net> wrote in message
> news:3.0.3.16.20000830204123.23af9ec2 at mailer.isn.net...
> > In a Department of Agriculture trial here on Prince Edward Island,
Canada
> about 15 years ago, alder, poplar, and birch worked well, in descending
> order of yield. Overall, poplar was the fastest to inoculate, with
moderate
> yields within 6 months.
> > ********************************************************************
> > Paul S. Stewart  c/o ABIOGEN AGRI-FOOD SERVICES
> > Marshfield Manse, RR #3 Charlottetown,
> > Prince Edward Island, CANADA   C1A 7J7
> > Tel: (902) 566-4078 email:  abiogen at isn.net
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> >
> >
>
>
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