Can I Grow These Mushrooms?

alison_zone9January 24, 2006

I bought some mushrooms that I really like, but they are very expensive. They only sell the caps and stalks. I'm pretty sure I can't grow clones from this, but I'd like someone to verify this. These shrooms are super yummy!

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deeproots(8b South Ga)

you *can* get a clone growing on agar from a storebought mushroom.
portobellas can be done, basically you take a peice of flesh from the inside of the cap (after splitting it).

if you are serious about fungi cultivation, get the Paul Stamets book "the mushroom cultivator"

    Bookmark   January 27, 2006 at 8:56AM
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