Thinking about log-based mushroom cultivation (practiced for at least 800 years) versus contemporary mycobag cultivation using sterilised substrates. The difference in energy expenditure and waste production is mind-blowing.

Log cultivation: grow mycelium on sawdust, harvest logs, drill holes, plug holes with mycelium, cover holes with beeswax. Store outside. Wait. Enjoy harvests for 3-5 years.

It's hard not to think that dominant contemporary production techniques are a regression.


2021 goals: move to Japan to live and work on a family-run shiitake farm.

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