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  • California Wild Mushrooms Identification

    Wild mushrooms offer an earthy, rich taste that is wonderful cooked and raw. Mushroom hunting…

    Last Updated: Sep 30, 2010 | Views: 38480

  • Fungicide Treatment for Mushrooms in Houseplant Soil

    Mushrooms require specific growing conditions, and they surprise homeowners when they find them in houseplants.…

    Last Updated: Sep 28, 2010 | Views: 32463

  • Fungus on Texas Sage

    Texas sage (Leucophyllum frutescens) is also commonly referred to as ceniza, barometer bush or purple…

    Last Updated: Aug 10, 2010 | Views: 32815

  • Uses for Reindeer Moss

    A symbiotic relationship between a fungus and an alga or cyanobacterium forms the lichen plant…

    Last Updated: Aug 9, 2010 | Views: 29885

  • Is It Okay to Grow Oyster Mushrooms in Hickory or Maple Wood?

    Oyster mushrooms grow well on maple wood. Alternate woods for growing oyster mushrooms include aspen,…

    Last Updated: Aug 3, 2010 | Views: 10648

  • Does Milky Spore Regenerate?

    Milky spore is an organic method of controlling Japanese beetles. The grubs of Japanese beetles…

    Last Updated: Aug 2, 2010 | Views: 5722

  • Growing Mushrooms in a Cave

    Mushrooms are edible fungi that grow in a wide range of locations. Although they are…

    Last Updated: Jul 29, 2010 | Views: 11843

  • How to Grow Hericium Mushrooms

    Hericium mushrooms--also known as lions mane, monkey's head and many other names--is an unusual food…

    Last Updated: Jul 28, 2010 | Views: 8754

  • How To Grow & Raise Oyster Mushrooms

    Oyster mushrooms are often used in gourmet cooking. While oyster mushrooms aren't common in grocery…

    Last Updated: Jul 26, 2010 | Views: 12775

  • Fungus on a Ficus

    The genus Ficus, Latin for fig, is a member of the family Moraceae. It contains…

    Last Updated: Jul 24, 2010 | Views: 5369

  • Black Fungus on Flower Leaves

    Black fungus is a common problem on flower leaves and other parts of plants. More…

    Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010 | Views: 13852

  • How to Grow Chanterelle Mushroom

    Many delicious foods grow in the wild, such as huckleberries and chanterelle mushrooms. Many measures…

    Last Updated: Jul 19, 2010 | Views: 28607

  • How to Grow & Cultivate Mushrooms

    If you enjoy mushrooms and prefer to keep a fresh supply in your kitchen, try…

    Last Updated: Jul 16, 2010 | Views: 9516

  • How to Grow Blue & Green Algae

    Blue and green algae are bacteria (cyanobacteria) that act very much like a plant. Blue…

    Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010 | Views: 8627

  • Can You Grow Mushroom From Dried Caps?

    Mushrooms reproduce and grow from single-celled spores. Mushrooms generally produce these spores under their caps.…

    Last Updated: Jul 13, 2010 | Views: 13535

  • Facts About Mushroom Spores

    Mushrooms, genetically different from plants, are similarly immobile. Mushrooms contain no chlorophyl; most are saprophytes,…

    Last Updated: Jul 12, 2010 | Views: 9500

  • Rye Seed Mushroom Growing Instructions

    People have used mushrooms for thousands of years for culinary, medicinal and spiritual uses. Cultivating…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 11639

  • How to Grow Exotic Mushrooms

    Varieties of exotic mushrooms include morel, blue oysters, shiitake, pom pom blanc, reishi, maitake, enoki…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 8302

  • How to Identify Honey Fungus

    Honey fungus grows on dead plant life, most often on rotting trees. While it generally…

    Last Updated: Jul 7, 2010 | Views: 8079

  • How to Grow Zhu Ling Mushrooms

    Zhu Ling mushrooms (Polyporus umbellatus) are popular in Chinese medicine as an anti-tumor remedy and…

    Last Updated: Jul 2, 2010 | Views: 7327

  • How to Grow Shitake Mushrooms in Sawdust

    Shiitake mushrooms are an important part of gourmet cooking. They have been grown commercially in…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 17735

  • How to Grow Bella Mushrooms

    Bella mushrooms are more commonly known as portabella mushrooms. A popular item in pasta sauces…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 9354

  • How to Grow Morel Mushrooms Indoors

    Morel mushrooms come into season in the spring in most regions. The temperature, substrate and…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 12150

  • How to Grow Edible Mushrooms Inside

    Edible mushrooms, not only popular for their culinary uses, are nutritious and easy to cultivate…

    Last Updated: Jun 30, 2010 | Views: 8082

  • How to Grow Porcini Mushrooms

    Porcini mushrooms are a favorite in Italy, so much so that they are strictly regulated.…

    Last Updated: Jun 27, 2010 | Views: 45386

  • How to Grow Crimini Mushrooms at Home

    Crimini mushrooms are very similar to white mushrooms. The difference is that their color is…

    Last Updated: Jun 26, 2010 | Views: 8210

  • Tips on How to Grow Truffles

    Truffles are a cream-colored, bumpy, fungi delicacy that are highly revered in the culinary world.…

    Last Updated: Jun 21, 2010 | Views: 5876

  • How to Grow a Mushroom Plant

    Mushrooms that are eaten are only the fruit of the actual plant. Mushrooms plants are…

    Last Updated: Jun 18, 2010 | Views: 6813

  • How to Grow Backyard Mushrooms

    No matter the type of mushroom you prefer, a growing method is available for even…

    Last Updated: Jun 14, 2010 | Views: 5802

  • Facts on Spanish Moss

    When you think of the landscape in the Deep South, chances are images of Spanish…

    Last Updated: Jun 13, 2010 | Views: 25599

  • Types of Elephant Ear Mushrooms

    Elephant ear mushrooms are so named because they are large and floppy. Several species of…

    Last Updated: Jun 12, 2010 | Views: 15007

  • How to Grow Shittake Mushrooms

    Shittake mushrooms are highly praised by many people such as chefs and pharmaceutical professionals for…

    Last Updated: Feb 16, 2011 | Views: 6899

  • How to Grow Moss in a Terrarium

    Moss and lichen are peaceful, slow growers commonly found in wooded areas or growing from…

    Last Updated: Feb 16, 2011 | Views: 13589

  • How to Plant Mushroom Spores

    Although it is never recommended to go out and pick mushrooms for consumption without knowing…

    Last Updated: Jun 7, 2010 | Views: 8895

  • How to Grow Mushrooms in the Easiest Way

    In the past, growing mushrooms at home was complicated and laborious at best and a…

    Last Updated: May 30, 2010 | Views: 6942

  • How to Grow Sphagnum Peat Moss

    Sphagnum peat moss grows naturally on top of bogs and swamps in many warm locations…

    Last Updated: May 28, 2010 | Views: 8418

  • How to Make Mushroom Spawn at Home

    According to the Utah State University Extension, mushrooms are "the fruiting bodies produced by some…

    Last Updated: May 21, 2010 | Views: 31446

  • Types of Soil Fungus

    With about 100,000 known species of fungus that live in or on the soil, most…

    Last Updated: May 18, 2010 | Views: 16621

  • How to Grow Morel Mushrooms in the Garden

    Morel mushrooms are highly prized for their rich, nutty flavor and exotic appearance. Most fetch…

    Last Updated: May 11, 2010 | Views: 6898

  • How to Raise Mushrooms at Home

    Raising your own mushrooms from spores or spawn is an ideal way to have your…

    Last Updated: May 10, 2010 | Views: 10502

  • How to Store Morel Mushrooms

    Morel mushrooms are often considered a delicacy in the United States. Their window for growth…

    Last Updated: May 6, 2010 | Views: 15754

  • Information on How to Grow Mushrooms

    Many people shy away from growing mushrooms to eat because a fear of the poisonous…

    Last Updated: May 3, 2010 | Views: 6709

  • The Easiest Way to Grow Mushrooms at Home

    The easiest way to grow mushrooms at home is to buy a mushroom-growing kit. These…

    Last Updated: May 1, 2010 | Views: 7782

  • Mushrooms That Grow on Conifers

    Mushrooms are the fruiting bodies of fungal life forms. Often the fungi is a large,…

    Last Updated: Apr 29, 2010 | Views: 13531

  • How To Grow Mushrooms Outside

    Although a fungus, mushrooms are edible and delicious. Growing them at home can be accomplished…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 9908

  • How to Grow Everyday Mushrooms

    Growing mushrooms at home is a less complicated process than many gardeners realize, whether it…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 6885

  • How to Grow Mushrooms on an Outside Log

    In the wild, mushrooms grow in moist, shady environments, often in leaf mold or around…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 7984

  • How to Preserve Fresh Mushrooms

    Preserve fresh mushrooms for later use, whether you grew the mushrooms yourself or purchased them…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 12925

  • Pine Tree Needle Diseases

    Pine tree needle diseases are caused by fungal pathogens. The infection results in the defoliation…

    Last Updated: Apr 15, 2010 | Views: 16059

  • How to Stop Mushrooms Growing in Your Lawn

    Mushrooms, or toadstools, are caused by fungal spores that settle in ideal habitats such as…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 18582

  • Mushrooms That Grow in Mulch

    Mushrooms that grow in mulch may appear as quickly as overnight after a rain and…

    Last Updated: Apr 11, 2010 | Views: 25577

  • How to Grow Mushrooms With Spent Barley

    Growing mushrooms indoors may seem like a mysterious practice, but it is rather simple when…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 13173

  • How to Grow Moss for a Stone Patio

    Moss will grow on most any poor soils and rocks if it is in a…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 10044

  • How to Grow Crimini Mushrooms

    Crimini mushrooms can be more difficult to grow at home than other mushrooms. Unlike most…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 18417

  • Morel Mushrooms Identification

    The common morel or morchella esculenta, is a type of mushroom that is grown in…

    Last Updated: Mar 29, 2010 | Views: 12386

  • Morel Mushroom Habitat

    Many people flock to wooded areas each spring in search of the morel. The morchella…

    Last Updated: Mar 29, 2010 | Views: 16068

  • How to Grow Shitake Mushrooms in Florida

    Florida's moist, warm climate makes the perfect environment for growing Shiitake mushrooms. It takes a…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 15848

  • Types of Plant Fungus

    There are approximately 200,000 identified species of fungi worldwide. The species of fungi are classified…

    Last Updated: Feb 16, 2011 | Views: 7193

  • Types of Non Flowering Plants

    Types of non-flowering plants include those which create spores or function through asexual reproduction. Though…

    Last Updated: Mar 27, 2010 | Views: 16370

  • How to Grow Hen of the Woods Mushrooms

    Hen of the Woods mushroom is the nickname for the maitake mushroom. Maitake mushrooms have…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 19028

  • How to Grow Lion's Mane Mushrooms

    Growing and caring for mushrooms can be a time-consuming task, but very rewarding. The lion's…

    Last Updated: Feb 16, 2011 | Views: 10382

  • How to Grow Mushroom Spawn

    For centuries, mushrooms have been used for culinary and medicinal reasons. Growing mushrooms from spores…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 11098

  • How to Grow Lions Mane Mushrooms Outdoors

    The lion's mane mushroom can be identified by the cascading spines that replace the gills…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 14293

  • How to Grow Turkey Tail Mushrooms

    The turkey tail mushroom is a bracket fungus that grows on dead wood and tree…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 14569

  • How to Grow Reishi Mushrooms

    Reishi is considered beneficial for good health and a long life in Asia. It has…

    Last Updated: May 5, 2010 | Views: 21931

  • Edible Mushroom Identification

    Edible mushroom identification is risky business. Many mushrooms are similar in appearance; telling a poisonous…

    Last Updated: Mar 21, 2010 | Views: 22854

  • How to Grow Mushrooms for Profit in Arkansas

    The state of Arkansas is roughly divided between the forested mountainous terrain of the Ozark…

    Last Updated: May 4, 2010 | Views: 15873

  • How to Grow Morell Mushrooms

    Morel hunters can spend many hours in the woods peering under fallen trees and leaf…

    Last Updated: May 4, 2010 | Views: 7578

  • Fungus Plant Diseases

    Fungi are parasites that do significant damage to plants and particularly cultivated plants. Roughly 80…

    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2010 | Views: 14668

  • How to Prevent Mushrooms From Growing in Your Yard

    Mushrooms as well as other fungus can grow in your lawn if your yard is…

    Last Updated: May 4, 2010 | Views: 9637

  • How to Grow Wild Mushrooms

    Cultivating wild mushrooms at home for gourmet or medicinal purposes is an exciting and rewarding…

    Last Updated: May 4, 2010 | Views: 13542

  • How to Get Rid of Mushrooms Growing in the Grass

    Mushrooms growing in your lawn can be unsightly as well as an annoyance. A mushroom…

    Last Updated: May 4, 2010 | Views: 15550

  • How to Keep Reindeer Moss Green

    Reindeer moss (Cladonia rangiferina) is a shade-loving lichen that thrives in sandy soil. Like all…

    Last Updated: May 4, 2010 | Views: 13638

  • How to Care for Reindeer Moss

    Reindeer moss is the common term for Cladonia, a species of lichen that is a…

    Last Updated: Apr 29, 2010 | Views: 28108

  • How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms

    Once a gardener has mastered vegetables, herbs and fruit, she may want to move on…

    Last Updated: Apr 29, 2010 | Views: 15377