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This Mushroom Growing Kit Changes DIY Gift into GIY Gift – “CTAKEO”

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I would say, DIY gift is so 2013. Let me give you a 2014 idea from Japan. It’s the new idea transforming do-it-yourself gifts into “grow-it-yourself” – GIY Gifts.

“CTAKEO” is a mushroom growing kit, made from sawdust and mycelium (which forms into mushrooms). It’s especially for “shiitake”, healthy mushrooms native to East Asia.

What makes “CTAKEO” distinctive is that it’s decorated like a boxed chocolate cake. Also, not just a DIY gifting, but trying to connect it to food growing.

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