How-To: Grow gourmet mushrooms

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Instructables user zzapatista writes:

This is a cheap and easy way to produce lots of tasty fresh mushrooms for the kitchen, while at the same time reducing your own waste and even handling some extra. The idea is that you will use an old coffee cup as a container to grow oyster mushroom mycelium, which will in turn produce fruit in the form of mushroom bodies.

4 thoughts on “How-To: Grow gourmet mushrooms

  1. Great instructable there. I’ve just ventured into the wonderful world of mushroom growing myself, but rather than buying ready produced grain I’ve gone for the slightly more tricky approach of cloning shop bought shrooms onto agar and then inoculating grain from that.

    I’m documenting my progress here if you fancy a look (part 2 coming shortly):

    http://www.accomplished.org/2010/07/13/mushroom-cloning-part-1/

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