Information and ideas on simple cost-effective idea to grow mushrooms

FAQ: How do I choose and prepare my mushroom substrate

The most commonly used and accessible is wheat straw. Most pet stores and farmers co-op stores, stock wheat straw. Choose good quality straw, there should be no odours or mouldy growth. It is important to chop it as finely as possible, the optimum…

Hydrated lime soak - Fungi Ally and Manna Mushroom farm visit

It seems to be all the rage and fashion the "hydrated lime soak" for oyster mushroom and other fast-growing species production on straw.  This post is for background and  information on the use of hydrated lime to prepare straw to become oyster…