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Offline trahn007

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Mushroom Growing
« on: December 09, 2009, 11:03:00 PM »
I grow ediable mushrooms in the winter to keep me busy. Oysters, shittake, lions mane, any many others. The spent substract make for great compost. Also use mushroom mycelium in my organic gardens with great results the plants and MYC work in away they help each other.

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2009, 12:34:55 AM »
I grow mushrooms too, I like the log medium the best as you get bigger harvests than those indoor kits.
I put in a morel mushroom patch outside in a corner of my yard.
We have a couple of threads going on this somewhere here.
I grow shitake, maitkake, brown, blue and pearl oysters, morels, lions's mane etc.
Fun stuff to grow.

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2009, 09:24:03 PM »
How are you growing mushrooms. I.E. in a basement or some dark room I was wondering what conditions you need to get started.. Looking to learn the basics and decide if it fits in with us. Thanks for any info John
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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2009, 10:30:36 PM »
Some people use the indoor mushroom kits that you get a couple of flushes out of them but I grow mine outside.
I use dowels and put them in holes that I have drilled into logs, then I leave them outside, partial shade is good.
I also have a morel patch that grows on the side of my house.
Here is a couple of places to check out.


http://www.fungi.com/plugs/index.html

http://74.6.239.67/search/cache?ei=UTF-8&p=mushroom+grow+kits&fr=my-myy-s&u=www.gmushrooms.com/pots/Shiitake.htm&w=mushroom+grow+growing+kits+kit&d=VlGWa929T7Aq&icp=1&.intl=us&sig=tSBOkJPdhaISSxMWbhez5w--

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2010, 09:50:33 AM »
I have to get some more posts before I post some pics of inside grows. Growing mushrooms has a learning curve but once you have the basics down it's quite easy. Outside growing is alittle easier and that would be a good place to start.

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2010, 09:52:18 AM »
I also Mod. on a growing ediable mushroom site and I'll post the link once the post count is up.

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2010, 07:39:04 PM »
You can ask a moderator to post a link for you.

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Re: Mushroom Growing
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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2010, 12:51:49 PM »
I have never grown mushrooms before. I'm building a root cellar and am thinking of leaving a section for growing. Any tips on where I should start as far as my research goes?? I'm not sure which kind I would want, ut I like keeping things as simple as possible. Is there a helpful forum on mushrooms such as this one??
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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2010, 02:03:51 PM »
I think the link in the last post is for a mushroom growing forum.
I grow all of mine outside so I don't know about inside but I know it can be done.
They make alot of kits for indoor growing but they do not produce as much as the ones you grow outside.

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2010, 03:59:35 PM »
I didn't know they made Morrel mushroom kits i always hunted mine down.  Any place in particular i should look toward getting them?  I'd sure love to have more around then just what i find out in the woods.
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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2010, 04:34:29 PM »
Other places may have them but this is where I got mine from.
http://www.gmushrooms.com/MHK.HTM

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #12 on: March 27, 2010, 03:07:24 AM »
Thanks for the link Natalie i really appreciate it.
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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #13 on: March 27, 2010, 01:27:41 PM »
You are welcome  :)

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #14 on: March 27, 2010, 03:39:18 PM »
Oh boy something new for me to try my hand at............  does anyone have pics?
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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #15 on: March 27, 2010, 03:41:46 PM »
I don't yet but its still early in the season here in New England. If I get some I will post some for you.

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #16 on: March 31, 2010, 10:45:56 PM »
Indoor shitake grow

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #17 on: March 31, 2010, 10:47:16 PM »
Indoor Lion's Mane

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #18 on: March 31, 2010, 10:52:46 PM »
Blue oyster on 5 gal. bucket.

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Re: Mushroom Growing
« Reply #19 on: March 31, 2010, 10:58:02 PM »
hankdog1 try these folks http://mushroommountain.com/grow_your_own/home_cultivation.asp I make my own morel cultures from the morels I pick.

 

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