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Growing Oyster Mushrooms at Home: TP is an Easy Option to Try

Growing Oyster Mushrooms at Home: TP is an Easy Option to Try

Today I’m talking about an easy way of growing oyster mushrooms at home, and I’m using toilet paper as the substrate. In the video below I use sawdust spawn but you can also use grain spawn or the butt ends of oyster mushrooms for inoculating the toilet paper substrate. You don’t need much spawn for this process.

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A Shiitake Mushroom Kit for Growing Your Own Delicious Mushrooms

A Shiitake Mushroom Kit for Growing Your Own Delicious Mushrooms

Lovers of gourmet, edible mushrooms recognize the shiitake mushroom as a delectable treat. It is the most-consumed mushroom in Asia and the second most commercially-grown mushroom in the world. The taste of the shiitake mushroom is a big reason for its popularity. The flavor palette is complex, lending to descriptions that include: buttery, smoky, nutty, earthy, rich, and meaty.

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How a Mushroom Kit Will Expand Your Fungi Experience

How a Mushroom Kit Will Expand Your Fungi Experience

The fall time is perfect for embarking upon your latest mushroom experience. One of our mushroom kit offerings is a great way to do just that. In the video below I go through the process of using a mushroom kit in your home, office, or garden to fruit your own edible, gourmet mushrooms.

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Mushroom Substrate: What It Is and Why It Is Important for Growing

Mushroom Substrate: What It Is and Why It Is Important for Growing

Do you know what mushroom substrate is? Substrate is the material that mycelium consumes. We are putting the mycelium into the substrate, or into the mushroom’s food source, when we inoculate with whatever mushroom we want to grow. Our substrate is the food that the mycelium is going to consume and the mushrooms will fruit out of.

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What are Mushrooms Good For? From Food to Medicine and So Much More

What are Mushrooms Good For? From Food to Medicine and So Much More

People often wonder what are mushrooms good for? To many wanderers, mushrooms are simply there to be kicked or stepped on like the classic puffball. Maybe once in a while a crude joke can be cracked in the name of particular stinkhorns that resemble human genitalia. Alas, while these may be common amusements of mushrooms be assured they are not the only ones!

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What is Mycelium: Nature’s World Wide Web

What is Mycelium: Nature’s World Wide Web

What is Mycelium? Today we're going beyond the mushroom Most perceive a fungus only as a mushroom. This is a misconception that has dictated the importance of fungi in our society. Fungi are a diverse kingdom with many species that may never produce a mushroom. Many...

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