Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms

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Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, Jul 13, 2011 - Gardening - 614 pages
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After years of living in awe of the mysterious fungi known as mushrooms-chefs, health enthusiasts, and home cooks alike can't get enough of these rich, delicate morsels. With updated production techniques for home and commercial cultivation, detailed growth parameters for 31 mushroom species, a trouble-shooting guide, and handy gardening tips, this revised and updated handbook will make your mycological landscapes the envy of the neighborhood.

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A surprisingly detailed and in depth book on growing edible and medicinal mushrooms. Most of the information is way more detailed than a novice like myself needed however it contains probably everything Ill ever need to get started. Read full review

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This has to be the best general level book about growing mushrooms. If you want to start, or already have some experience in growing them, this is a must. First it gives advice about mushroom growing ... Read full review


The Abalone Mushroom Pleurotus cystidiosus O K Miller
The Pink Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus djamor Fries Boedjin sensu lato
The King Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus eryngii De Candolle ex Fries Quelet sensu lato
The Tarragon Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus euosmus Berkeley apud Hussey Saccardo
The Tree Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus Jacquin ex Fries Kummer
The Phoenix or Indian Oyster MushroomPleurotus pulmonarius Fries Quelet P sajorcaju
The King Tuber Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus tuberregium Fr Singer
Mushrooms of the Gods18 of the Genus Psilocybe

The King Stropharia of the Genus Stropharia Stropharia rugosoannulata Farlow apud Murrill
Fries Singer
Reishi or Ling Chi of the Genus Ganoderma
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Zhu Ling or the Umbrella PolyporePolyporus umbellatus Fries
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About the author (2011)

PAUL STAMETS is the founder of Fungi Perfecti and codirector and founder of the Rainforest Mushroom Genome and Mycodiversity Preservation Project. He is the author of two seminal textbooks, The Mushroom Cultivator and GROWING GOURMET AND MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS, has been published in numerous journals, and is presenting more lectures on mycology than he can keep track of. An advisor and consultant to the Program for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Medical School and the 1998 recipient of the Collective Heritage Institute’s Bioneers Award, Stamets lives in Kamilche Point, Washington with his collection of more than 250 medicinal mushroom cultures.

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