Growing Mushrooms at Home

You can easily grow mushrooms at home and enjoy their rich flavors and nutritious benefits in everyday recipes.



Oyster mushrooms
These budding caps will mature into a harvestable crop of oyster mushrooms.
PHOTO: BIZ REYNOLDS
Growing oyster mushrooms
Oyster mushrooms make a tasty addition to any recipe calling for mushrooms.
ROBBIE REYNOLDS
Oyster mushrooms on logs
These oyster mushrooms will continue to produce “crops” of mushrooms over the next few years, if the logs are kept moist.
ROBBIE REYNOLDS
Mushroom inoculation
The author’s son daps wax onto the sawdust-covered inoculation holes in the fresh oak nursery logs.
BIZ REYNOLDS











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