BRECKLATE B&B
BRECKLATE B&B

COMING SOON:                      Kintyre Mushrooms

We are now growing our own mushrooms! 

 

A little bit fungii obsessed here at Brecklate at the moment, such a fascinating subject and so much more to learn, but trials are going really well and we'll be scaling up production very soon.

 

We are using food grade plastic tubs (ex-mayonaise tubs donated by a local hotel) which means that they can be re-used - most mushroom growers use single use plastic bags. We are using straw as a substrate for growing our blue oyster mushrooms and a mixture of sawdust and straw for our king oysters mushrooms. Our substrate is supplemented with discarded coffee grounds - a waste product (less than 1% of the actual coffee biomass ends up in the cup). Oyster mushrooms are not just tasty, they are really healthy too - rich in protein and fiber and containing niacin and riboflavin. They also contain a small amount of magnesium, zinc and selenium, an antioxidant. 

 

 

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To contact us with inquiries and to make reservations:

 

Brecklate

Southend  

Campbeltown

Argyll

PA28 6PJ

Call us on:

01586 830462

 

or email:

jacqui@brecklate.com

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