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Yesterday we were talking about hedgehogs (the mushroom) and today we will be talking about oysters (the mushroom). Sense a theme here? Last summer I began raising Oyster Mushrooms in "straw logs" indoors, in a room above our garage that doubles as a wine cellar and exercise room. I was growing oyster mushrooms like crazy, and very inexpensively (I'll blog sometime about that). but the experiment went south when my wife discovered that the oyster spores were making her sick every time she went up to exercise! I had a hard time believing it, at the time, but it turns...

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