Mushrooms are delicious and they are so good for you. Add them for a hit of Vitamin B and Iron in the process. Learn how now ..
Did you know you can grow Oyster Mushrooms easily in Coffee Grounds and Cardboard? Even better, you can do it all year round, indoors or outdoors. What could be better than growing your own?
Whilst greens are known to have all the best nutrients, Mushrooms are right up there too!
Their anemic appearance actually hides a wealth of health benefits. They are also not a vegetable. They are from the Fungi kingdom and are well known for their good Protein levels. We have included an Infographic outlining endless health benefits of Mushrooms further down our post. Keep scrolling.
How To Grow Mushrooms In 5 Steps
The above Infographic from Fixx shows you the 5 steps to growing mushrooms.
Step 1. Choose a Container that is suitable to grow your mushrooms. A laundry basket or trash can will work well. Be sure to sterilize it with bleach and water.
Step 2. Remove stems from store bought mushrooms and place the caps, gills down on wax paper. Wait 24 hours for gills to release spores.
Step 3. Assemble your Mushroom growing medium and add to container. 3 Parts Peat Moss, Potting Soil and Sterile Compost.
Step 4. Add mushroom spores that you have collected. Cover the top of the container with clear cling wrap to allow for additional air flow.
Step 5. Keep Soil moist and between 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit. Harvest mushrooms in 10-15 days.
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Thanks to Survivopedia for this great Infographic that shows you all the different varieties of Mushrooms and the best way to grow them. Some great information here.
Over on the Milkwood Site they have used a Laundry Basket to grow their mushrooms. This is such a great idea and you are going to love the results. Continue scrolling to see how to grow Oyster Mushrooms from Coffee Grounds.
How To Grow Mushrooms Video Instructions
Oyster Mushrooms are hugely popular in cooking and they are certainly pricey at the Grocer. Did you know that you can grow your own at home in used Coffee Grounds? We have found a video tutorial that steps you through the process so click Play above to view now ⇑
Over on A Piece of Rainbow Ananda is also growing her Oyster Mushrooms in used Coffee Grounds, A plastic bottle and some cardboard. You can see how quickly her mushrooms grew in only 4 short days. Watch the 35-second video below.
How To Grow Mushrooms In Coffee Grounds Video
Click Play above to see how to grow Mushrooms in Coffee Grounds. Click Play above ⇑