Sites concerned with the production of shiitake or Black Forest mushrooms, Lentinus edodes.
Cultivating Shiitake Mushrooms through Forest Farming
Article outlining how forest landowners have an opportunity to utilize low-grade and small diameter trees thinned from their woodlots for the production of mushrooms.
Growing Shiitake Mushrooms in an Agroforestry Practice
Well illustrated account of the processes involved in Shiitake production from the University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry. [PDF]
Marketing: The Key to a Successful Shiitake Mushroom Business
Discussion of this most important part of mushroom production, including distribution, packaging, pricing and promotion, all of which are crucial to a successful outcome. [PDF]
Production and Use of Shiitake Mushrooms and Other Speciality Crops
Describes a research project aimed at evaluating the growth potential of different strains of mushroom and the use of various growing mediums, as well as the use of spent logs after composting.
The Mushroom Growers' Newsletter provides an introduction to growing shiitake.
Shiitake Production on Logs
A pictorial guide from the University of Kentucky cooperative extension. [PDF]
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