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Three Essential Tips On Growing Mushrooms At Home
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Three Essential Tips on Growing Mushrooms at Home

Growing your own mushrooms can be a lot of fun and provide you with a new hobby that can help you save money and enhance your cooking skills.

There are three basic types of prerequisites that you should be familiar with. To start with you will require the "do' s", the beneficial aspect, what you should do. To ensure success, you must realize what has to be executed to ensure your success in growing mushrooms at home.

Second would be the "don't s", the detrimental, need-to-avoid aspect. You should also know everything you need to protect against and what to avoid. To maintain from destroying or reducing your ability to succeed, you will have to know this, therefore you specifically want to ensure you never fail outright.

So then let's have a look at three of the "do' s" and three of the "don't s" of growing mushrooms at home:

First "Do": Make sure to research everything about the right growing conditions for your type of mushroom you plan on growing. The reasons behind this are because each of the different types of mushroom species have specific growing conditions regarding their light and temperature requirements, and also they may require certain types of substrate or casings to allow the mushrooms to fruit properly.

First "Don't": Forget to use very sterile conditions when setting up your substrate. This implies learning how to use sterile techniques when inoculating your mushrooms because the results can be detrimental if you fail to do so.

Second "Do": Make sure you have all of the proper equipment for growing mushrooms in your home. You have to make sure to provide a consistent environment for your mushrooms to thrive.

Second "Don't": Use low quality ingredients for your substrate. Instead you should make sure to use high quality nutrients for your mushrooms, to get the best tasting mushrooms.

Third "Do": Learn the proper techniques for making a good quality spore print. You really need to use this since you will want to continue to keep growing mushrooms in your home. And also, be able to keep the highest quality mushrooms while being able to save money by growing them in your house.

Third "Don't: Allow the substrate to get too old or dry out while you are growing mushrooms. You need to remember that the substrate conditions must be keep moist, but not over saturated to allow the mushrooms to fruit. You can give your mushrooms the most optimal conditions by using a mushroom grow kit.

You will certainly improve your chances for being successful and greatly lower the probability of failure in growing mushrooms at home. All you need to do is to pay attention to the "do' s" and "don't s" defined above. Make sure to do the all of the "do' s" and avoid all of the "don't s! Just adhere to these suggestions and you will be assured that the final results are going to be a lot better than you would typically expect!


Street Talk

Great idea! I just saw a package at Home Depot that is a little mushroom growing box. Had me thinking maybe that's a great way to have fresh mushrooms at home. Great article, very informative.

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  about 9 years ago

Fresh mushrooms taste so much than store bought ones I think. Thank you for taking the time to comment, I appreciate it.

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  about 9 years ago

I took your poll there at Squidoo as well as FB shared that. Gotta share the love!

  
  about 9 years ago

aww thank you, I will be happy to repay the favor and share some of your articles on Facebook also

  
  about 9 years ago

Hi Mary, Thank you very much for another good article.

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  about 9 years ago

Thank you for taking the time to read it.

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  about 9 years ago

I love mushrooms and might give this a try. Sounds like fun!

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  about 9 years ago

It is a lot of fun to watch all of the changes the mushrooms go through during their different phases. I'm a big science geek so I find it very interesting.

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  about 9 years ago

Hi Mary, this article is really interesting.... I love mushrooms and I think that growing it at home would be really interesting....

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  about 9 years ago

Luca4, I would definitely encourage you to try to start growing them at home, its a lot of fun and there are so many health benefits from mushrooms its astounding. There are nothing but positives when you choose to cultivate them from home. I wish you the best if you decide to take on this hobby.

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  about 9 years ago

Hey Mary. My wish to you is a very good morning and the next parts of the day. I have just read your article and found it rich and informative. Thank you very much

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  about 9 years ago

thank you Geoffrey I really appreciate your support

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  about 9 years ago
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