The Essential Guide to Cultivating Mushrooms: Simple and Advanced Techniques for Growing Shiitake, Oyster, LionGuide to Cultivating Mushrooms: Simple

The Essential Guide to Cultivating Mushrooms: Simple and Advanced Techniques for Growing Shiitake, Oyster, LionGuide to Cultivating Mushrooms: Simple

by Stephen Russell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612121468
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 08/12/2014
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 132,761
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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
 

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The Essential Guide to Cultivating Mushrooms: Simple and Advanced Techniques for Growing Shiitake, Oyster, LionGuide to Cultivating Mushrooms: Simple 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
EtienneRenoud More than 1 year ago
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.