Six Tips to Growing Wild Mushrooms at Home

Six Tips to Growing Wild Mushrooms at Home

Cultivating wild mushrooms at home for gourmet or medicinal purposes is an exciting and rewarding experience. Fresh wild mushrooms are most tastier than the ones purchased at a grocery store. It requires some specific tools and a cool, dark place for the spores to cultivate. If done properly, you can have your own wild mushrooms within six weeks. The two most popular mushrooms that can be grown at home are the oyster and shiitake mushroom.

Things you’ll need:

  • Wild mushroom spore or spawn
  • Large pan or growing tray
  • Mushroom growing medium (hardwood shavings, straw, composted manure)
  • Heating pad
  • Potting soil
  • Cloth
  • Spray bottle

 Step 1

Pick your variety of wild mushroom spores (aka seed) or spawn (seedlings). You can purchase these at spore banks. Shiitake and oyster mushrooms (as shown above) are some …

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