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How to Cultivate Edible Mushrooms for Free, Part 2

Taking a spore printTechnique 1: Producing spawn from spores

The biology is a bit complicated, and I won't go into it here, but spores can be used to start new mushroom colonies a bit like seeds are used to start new veggie gardens.  The trick is to get the spores to grow, and Paul Stamets suggests two options.....


This post is part of our How to Cultivate Mushrooms for Free lunchtime series.  Read all of the entries:





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