Beginners Guide to Growing Oyster Mushrooms At Home

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Posted by John Minton | Posted in Fungi, How to's | Posted on 16-04-2014

Introduction

Growing mushrooms is a lot easier than you may think. It’s cheap, it’s fun, and you get delicious, organic, high-quality produce out of it! When I first started looking into growing my own mushrooms I felt overwhelmed because the information appeared very technical, and while the instructions I received made sense, I wasn’t sure how to actually do it and I doubted my own capabilities and understanding. I got in contact with a local mushroom hobbyist and connoisseur, Milo Olson, who explained how it all works. I got hands on experience seeing how he grows his mushrooms and now I am confident that I can too. On top of learning how to grow my own mushrooms at home, Milo took me on my first wild mushroom hunt! During our adventure I had the privilege of picking his brain about all of my mushroom related questions. Actually, I now have an excellent grasp on how to cultivate my own mushrooms at home. The process is straight-forward and you can harvest a substantial crop from even a small area.

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