Oyster Mushroom Cultivation in the Northeast United States

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Willie Crosby, Fungi Ally | 2016 | 36 pages

The guide, developed by farmer Willie Crosby of Fungi Ally, covers the step by step process of growing oyster mushrooms on straw. It also summarizes a study comparing four different treatment methods to prepare straw for oyster mushroom cultivation.

The Table of Contents for this publications is as follows.

  1. Introduction
  2. Life cycle of the oyster mushroom
  3. Strains and spawn sources
  4. Growing oyster mushrooms on straw
    • Straw treatment
    •  Inoculation
    • Incubation
  5. Fruiting
  6. Harvesting, packaging, and selling
  7. Getting Started

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