Growing oyster mushrooms in a laundry basket is a good way to have a constant supply at a reduced expense. If you’re a fan of cooking with fresh mushrooms, you probably know how expensive they can be from the local farmers market or grocery store. However, growing oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) at home is surprisingly easy to do.
Mushrooms prefer dark, moist conditions, so the best place for the laundry basket is a basement or other dark and damp room in your house. The temperature should remain between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit at all times.
Oyster Mushroom Spawn – (Oyster Mushroom Growing Kit–3 Pounds Log)
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Agricultural Lime – (Voluntary Purchasing Group Fertilome 33371 Horticultural Hydrated Lime, 5-Pound)
Agricultural Gypsum – (Espoma GG6 Garden Gypsum Fertilizer, 6-Pound)
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