portobello, shitake, oyster and button mushrooms. These are just a
few of the wildly popular varieties of culinary and medicinal
mushrooms available today. Mushrooms are easy to grow, and, can be
the basis of a lucrative home business.
Mushrooms at Home
just a few simple tools, mushroom manure compost and mushroom spawn,
you’ll be able to grow mushrooms in your backyard or a spare room
of your house. You can keep your harvest all to yourself, or, sell
mushrooms at your local farmer’s market.
sure to get your mushroom spawn from a reputable source and avoid
wild mushrooms. Likewise, you’ll want to get quality mushroom
manure compost in Bellaire, TX.
a layer of mushroom compost over a wide tray. Sprinkle your mushroom
spawn over the tray of compost, and rake it in with a small hand
rake. Once the spawn has been mixed into the compost and the compost
surface has been leveled, maintain the temperature of the mushroom
compost at 75- 80°F. Also, keep the relative humidity high to keep
the compost and the spawn from drying out. The spawn will grow
quickly, producing a network of thread-like mycelium through the
mushroom spawn will colonize the compost depending on the growing
conditions, but complete spawning usually takes 13 to 20 days. Once
the compost is fully spawned, spread a mixture of peat moss and
ground limestone as a top casing. Your mushrooms will develop after
rhizomorphs have grown in the casing.
you want to try growing mushrooms, get your mushroom manure compost
in Bellaire, TX, by Cowboy Topsoil at www.cowboytopsoil.com.