Mushroom Growing Tips

Important Facts about Mushroom Substrates

A lot of different substances can be used for mushroom substrates.  Substrates are the material that mushrooms are grown on.  Peaches grow on peach trees and mushrooms grow on substrate. The type of substrate used will depend upon the type … Continue reading

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How to Grow Porcini Mushrooms

The delicately flavored porcini mushroom can be grown using cardboard and inoculated sawdust.  Known as the steak for the poor man the porcini mushroom is used in recipes for Italian dishes.  These mushrooms are best when fresh making them a … Continue reading

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Selecting An Exotic Mushroom For Cultivation

There are several different types of exotic mushrooms that can be gown in your home or garden today.  Some of these species include blue oysters, pom pom blanc, maitake, enoki, reishi, and morel mushrooms.  Anyone can grow mushrooms of the … Continue reading

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Knowing When and How To Harvest Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms grow naturally in the wild and can also be successfully cultivated.   Knowing when and how to harvest the Shiitake Mushrooms will provide a wonderful addition to your culinary efforts. The Shiitake mushroom is ready for harvest with the … Continue reading

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Fall Is The Perfect Season For Mushrooms

Throughout the world mushrooms are a delightful addition to any harvest time meal.   Fall harvest which is coming soon is associated with some very specific smells both in the field and in the kitchen. Several varieties of mushrooms are in … Continue reading

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Mushrooms A Different Type Of Crop

Mushrooms are not like your typical garden plant.  Different conditions are required to successfully grow mushrooms.   While plants use photosynthesis to develop, mushrooms receive their source of energy from the growth medium. Another difference found in the production of mushroom … Continue reading

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