Poisonous PA Mushrooms we have found

There are hundreds of different types of Mushrooms in Pennsylvania. While note edible, they are beautiful. This page has a sample of mushrooms that are not necessarily toxic but are not considered palatable.
Self-healing mushroom grain jar caps

Omphalotus illudens - Jack O'lantern Mushrooms

Pholiota squarrosa - Shaggy Scaly Cap


Scleroderma citrinum - Common Earthball

AKA: Golden Scleroderma, Pigskin poison puffball

Mushroom Growing Naming Convention

As I continue to ramp up my mushroom growing endeavors, I am finding that I need to take better notes on my batches from the creation of the substrate to the inoculation and grow room.  To help with this, I am coming up with a naming convention for my grow outs and thought I would share it with everyone.

7 Amazing Wild Mushrooms in PA

Pennsylvania is home to a wide variety of wild mushrooms harvestable throughout the year. Here are my 8 favorite mushrooms to forage for.

Laetiporus Sulphureus – Chicken of the Woods

Chicken of the Woods is an awesome mushroom that has the texture of chicken and can really take on the flavor of the dish you are preparing.

Easy to Make Mushroom Grain Jar Caps

It’s super easy to make your own Mushroom Grain Jar caps with self-healing injection ports. Here is how!

How to Make: Lapin à la Moutarde

Lapin à la Moutarde is French. I made this and it’s rich and intoxicating and layered in flavor. I enjoyed my time reading about the dish and then actually preparing it. You can use the whole rabbit for this dish, I look forward to preparing it again.

~ Laurie Luther @lutherhomestead.com



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