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A complete beginners guide to growing mushrooms. Step-by-step instructions, with drawings and photographs16 in full color, introduce the novice to the full range of growing methods, from sterile culture proceduresthe basis of all tissue culture cloning techniquesto indoor bottle gardens to indoor/outdoor compost gardens. Includes a section on producing small quantities of precisely-mixed compost indoors and a taxonomy of selected psilocybin-containing mushrooms.
This step-by-step guide introduces the beginning mushroom cultivator to everything he needs to know, from sterile culture procedures to indoor bottle gardens to indoor/outdoor compost gardens. Ten chapters cover equipment, growing media, compost, small indoor quantities, starting cultures, and incubation. Black-and-white line drawings and half-tones complement the 16 full color photos taken by the author, founder of the mail order business Mushroom People.