From the basics of using mushroom kits to working with grain spawn, liquid cultures, and fruiting chambers, Stephen Russell covers everything you need to know to produce mouthwatering shiitakes, oysters, lion’s manes, maitakes, and portobellos. Whether you’re interested in growing them for your own kitchen or to sell at a local market, you’ll soon be harvesting a delicious and abundant crop of mushrooms.
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About the Author
Stephen Russell owns The Hoosier Mushroom Company, the retail outlet for his mushroom farm (http://www.mushroomfarm.com/about-our-company.html). He founded the The Hoosier Mushroom Society and travels throughout the year speaking at clubs, festivals, and conferences. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.
Table of Contents
Preface Part 1: Basics for Beginners 1. Getting to Know Mushrooms 2. Basic Growing Options 3. Combating Contaminants 4. Your First Grow Part 2: Intermediate Methods 5. Pressure Cookers and Flow Hoods 6. Grain Spawn 7. Casings 8. Liquid Cultures 9. Working with Sawdust 10. Midsize Fruiting Chambers Part 3: Advanced Methods 11. Agar Cultures 12. Large-Scale Grain Spawn 13. Bulk Substrates Resources Index
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A very thorough and interesting read. I was able to read through the book quickly. The author is very knowledgeable and knows how to get his ideas across. Wonderful for the first time grower and anyone interested in dabbling into the mysterious world of mushrooms.