Edible Mushrooms

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Best Mushroom Substrates for Oyster, Portobello, & Shiitake+

Choosing the best substrate for your edible mushroom can make or break your success. Learn the types of substrates, how to make bulk substrates, and the best substrate recipes for oyster, button, shiitake, portobello, and more. The Best Mushroom Substrates Mushrooms consume carbon-based dead plant matter. Different mushrooms have different favorites. Oyster mushrooms can pretty …

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Magic vs Oyster vs Shiitake – How Long From Start to Finish?

Who doesn’t love delicious mushrooms? Mushrooms are one of those staple foods that taste amazing on just about anything. Whether it’s cheesy mushrooms garnishing a pizza or freshly sliced mushrooms in a salad, these favorite fungi are part of our daily diets. You don’t need to head out to your local supermarket or Farmer’s Market …

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Are Morels Safe?

True morels are safe to eat after they’ve been properly cleaned and cooked. Cooking breaks down hydrazine, a mild toxin found in morchella fungi. As with any fungi, consuming decayed morels can potentially lead to indigestion and consuming false look a likes can lead to poisoning. Some people might experience a mild allergic reaction if …

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