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Bleu Foot (Clitocybe sordida), like the Wood Blewit, prefers high nitrogen and woody substrates, but grows much faster, usually fruiting a full month earlier than the Wood Blewit. It is much smaller, with a funny bluish cap often with a knob on the top. Their taste is mild and earthy. Plant it in early spring by Memorial Day for same season fruiting.
It has a long, cool weather fruiting season, anywhere from September until freeze up. It seems to have a preference for layered hardwood and pine needle/pine chip duff mixed with layers of leaves and organic matter, making it a good candidate for seeding into constructed piles of yard and woodlot waste. Plant it spring, fall, or even winter in mild climates. Blewits take more than a growing season to establish so make sure your pile is in a semi-permanent location. NOTE: Bleu Foot is not a beginner's mushroom - This delicious mushroom can be easily confused with other bluish mushrooms growing in the fall, so you should be prepared and able to make a spore print for positive identification of this mushroom (spore print method is included with instructions). Bleu Foot spawn is only available for shipping within the US. Volume discount pricing applies to large (5.5 lb.) bags only (Bleu Foot, Blewit, and Almond Agaricus spawn do not qualify for Mix and Match Volume pricing):1 - 10 bags: $25.00 ea.11+ bags: $18.00 ea.