In case you are a mushroom fan, you may be interested in methods of growing these amazing vegetables in the very comfort of your own home. Fresh mushrooms add a lot of flavor to your recipes, such as pizza, stew, pasta, and so on.
Mushroom can be easily grown at home. There is no need for darkness conditions. At the same time, these veggies are delicious, healthy, nutritious and fat-free. In order to be able to grow mushrooms at home, you need to create certain special conditions. You can choose from a wide variety of mushrooms, including Portobello, oyster mushrooms or shiitake.
Mushrooms grow from spores, which are too tiny to be seen with the naked eye. You can find a variety of mushroom spores for sale online. These spores do not need soil to grow, but other materials such as sawdust, straw, wood chips or grain. The mixture composed of spores and these types of materials is referred to as “spawn”. In a way, we could say that the spawn is similar in its way of functioning to what starter is for sourdough-based bread.
Because mushrooms like dark and humid spaces, a good idea is to grow them in the basement. But you can also cultivate them under the sink.