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  • Mushroom Cultivation for Beginners

  • 21 Step-by-Step Methods to Master Your Mushroom Growing Skills in as little as 4 weeks.
  • By: Kris Rowsan
  • Narrated by: Jon Ramsey
  • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Home & Garden, Gardening & Horticulture
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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Summary

Ever wanted to try growing mushrooms at home, but you weren’t too sure where to start, or you felt that it might be too complicated for you to try?

I can relate. Over the last decade, I have learned the craft of turning mycelium into mushrooms and have developed into an experienced mushroom cultivator.

When I first started growing mushrooms at home, the process appeared very daunting for a beginner, and I found myself purchasing books and reading extensively to try to get a better understanding of it all.

But I noticed that even the most extensive guides out there did not elaborate enough on the methods that are most valuable for the small-scale home-grower!

This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide was designed to make the process of growing mushrooms at home as simple to follow along as possible. It will give you all the tools you need to become a confident grower and more.

In this book, you will discover:

  • A complete breakdown of mycelium, mushrooms, and how they grow
  • A complete understanding of the cultivation process
  • Step-by-step guides on how to grow Oysters, Shiitakes, Maitake, Buttons, Lion’s Mane, and Enoki mushrooms
  • The secret ingredient I use to enhance my yield of mushrooms
  • Easy to follow, low-tech methods you can reproduce at home to make your own spawn
  • The most common signs of contamination and how to avoid them
  • Eight common problems mushroom cultivators experience and how to fix them
  • And much more!

All you have to do is follow the guides detailed in this book!

I can speak from experience when I say that growing mushrooms at home has truly been one of the best and most rewarding hobbies I could ever have imagined doing. This book will make it easy for you to jump in headfirst.

What are you waiting for? If you want to become an expert in mushroom cultivation, then scroll up, and click the "Buy Now" button now!

©2021 Kris Rowsan (P)2021 Kris Rowsan

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Great beginners guide

I never realised there was so much behind growing mushrooms so I'm glad I decided to do some valuable research. Will definitely be putting this information into use in the new year. Wish me luck!

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must read if you want to grow mushrooms!

This is by far the most concise, detailed and relevant guide for growing your own mushrooms that I have ever found.

Only relevant info without any repetitiveness - this book will help you set up, pick the mushroom species to grow and literally walk you through the process step-by-step.

I am ready and eager to get started with some oyster mushrooms!

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Great book

Great beginners guide, as I knew absolutely nothing about growing mushrooms this has been the best book for me. well laid out and easy to follow with Great tips

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Very informative!

The audiobook teaches beginners how to grow mushrooms at home. I’ve read a few other books and they didn’t really help me practically, however this audiobook really has helped educate me on the topic a lot! The chapter on Making Your Own Spawn was really insightful and provided me all the knowledge I required to get started in a simple, easy to understand style. Great narration too!

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A Very Useful Guide for Beginners

I got this audiobook for my father to listen to, as he likes to grow fruits and vegetables in the garden. The audiobook was broken down into logical sections, and there was a mushroom cultivation trouble shooting guide.

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Very helpful audiobook

I liked to search for mushrooms in the forest and I was surprised when I found this book and learned that you can grow mushrooms at home. This is a great guide how to become experienced mushroom cultivator. The most I liked part about common problems mushroom cultivators experience and how to fix them.

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Great content on growing all types of mushrooms

I was interested in cultivating oyster and morelle mushrooms and this audiobook is a great way to find out how to grow any type of mushrooms from scratch. I have yet to try it out and will on the recommendation of Kris probably start with a grow kit but I am confident of success.

My only gripes were with the narration which had a few mistakes / false starts that could have been edited out. Also slightly annoying was that the first sentence after a sub title started in the same words, so you got this weird repetition.

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  • 02-09-21

Very informative

I'm into growing vegetables at home, especially now that I have a lot more space in my garden.
This book has lots of information from the cultivating process, making your own spawn, outdoor gardening to how to store them after cultivating and much more.

I did not know that we should not store mushrooms with other strong smelling fruit and veg. Also I've learned that I can freeze the cooked mushrooms...so I don't have to eat all of them in one sitting as my kids are not fans of the mushrooms!!

Great book for anyone interested in growing mushrooms at home..didn't know there were so many different varieties!!

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Amazing! I never knew this was possible

I was intrigued when I came across this book. I don't know why, but I just never thought it was possible to grow your own mushrooms. This was an eye-opener to me and I can't wait to get started.

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Fantastic book for mushrooms lovers!

I love mushrooms and nature; the possibility of cultivating them at home has been one of my dreams, and this book has helped me to make it possible. one of my favorite chapters is "Mushrooms that can be grown at home." fantastic information, recommend 👍

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  • 02-09-21

so much information

This was a great listen with so much valuable information. Who knew there was so much to learn. I really enjoyed the explanations of all the different mushrooms and what they are good for. This really was a good listen and I think I am going to try to grow some mushrooms.

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  • CM
  • 20-07-22

Good basic information

The instructions are quite good.

The audio editing is pretty bad. But not too annoying. Kinda comical really.

Overall good useable information

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  • Helmut Saeger
  • 06-02-22

Mushroom

Plenty of informations for beginners like me, looking forward to my first flush. I will start with Is oyster mushrooms.

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  • Dawn Smith
  • 30-12-21

Informative & Great Resource on Mushrooms/Fungi

Easy to follow and I learned a lot about these fungi. I love mushrooms! I use it in my stir fry all the time and in soups. Informative book on mushrooms also can be used for medicinal healing properties. Highly recommend this book.

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  • Olalekan A
  • 30-12-21

Very Detailed and Researched

The audible " Mushroom Cultivation for Beginners" I found to be very detailed and researched. The information provided have been useful when it come to cultivating mushrooms. Identifying edible mushrooms and poisonous ones can be difficult so growing yours is handy.

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  • Charmaine Baker
  • 29-12-21

Great content for mushroom growers of all levels

I had no clue that mushrooms had so many uses! The author provides a comprehensive text covering in-depth the art and science of mushroom cultivation. The audiobook is for beginners but I believe that even the experienced mushroom grower will find the content useful.

As a newbie to the industry, I find the material reassuring as the author removed every possible barrier to entry and to success that I had anticipated.

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  • Jacob D Alinsky
  • 29-12-21

Mushroom farming

This book got me curious on actually trying to grow mushrooms. it seems too easy to be true. a great way to save st the store.

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  • Yomtov
  • 27-12-21

Enjoyable audiobook!

Great audiobook! I really enjoyed the topics and how each step is broken down simply! For you mushroom enthusiasts, this audiobook is a must!

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  • Robert
  • 10-12-21

Experienced Info!

There are interesting details about mushrooms that make this field even more curious. I am glad that this book gives you a very detailed guide on how to prepare your place for mushrooms and how to protect your environment and mushrooms from bacteria. It also describes the main differences between different kinds of mushrooms that give you a better idea of how to take care of them and how often you need to allow sunlight into the room. There are different levels described, from starting level to more advanced, of how to grow the mushrooms at home and, of course, outdoors as well. The book gives examples of the issues that you can encounter while you grow the mushrooms and also solutions to those.

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  • Chun
  • 09-12-21

Excellent guide for beginner growers!

This is what I was looking for. Years ago I bought some mushroom spawn bags and tried growing them, but it didn't work so well. Perhaps I didn't have enough basic knowledge. This guide is so perfect for people like me who want to grow their mushrooms at home. We can learn much about the process, easily follow the step-by-step tips in this book, and avoid unnecessary mistakes. I'd recommend it to my friends.