These cute little mushrooms grow in the old cow bedding, on the compost pile and in the middle pasture where the cows get hay. I call them Mulch Mushrooms, but I don't know their real name. The cows and chickens have never paid any attention to them.
But every morning when I open the coop, the goose and duck make a beeline to find out if there are any new mushrooms. They gobble them up in a feeding frenzy:
In September 2008, we dived into our dream of creating a small, sustainable farm. Neither of us has previous farming experience, but we have enthusiasm and many ideas for this little 10-acre farmstead.