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Post  eraxpar on 7/6/2012, 9:51 pm

would like to grow my own mushroom compost. Im in eastern TN at3000ft I would like to grow my own mushroom compost any help out there. Iv heard you can build up as much as 3ft of mushroom compost in one season. I have not been able to find anything on Google.
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Re: would like to grow my own mushroom compost

Post  boffer on 7/6/2012, 10:09 pm

I've heard of making mushroom compost, and there is a lot of information on the net.
Just an example: http://whatbethat.com/%20mushroomhandbook/

I've never heard of growing mushroom compost; is that growing mushrooms and turning them into the compost growing medium?
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Post  Triciasgarden on 7/6/2012, 10:26 pm

This sounds interesting!
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Re: would like to grow my own mushroom compost

Post  littlejo on 7/7/2012, 8:08 am

It really depends on whether you are planning on growing mushrooms, or just making some for the garden. Usually, a gardener purchaes mushroom compost that has been used up by raising mushrooms. There is good bacteria (as long as the mushroom grower didn't steam it) . most gardens do not need the additives, and depending on the directions, SFG does not need the added peat. I think that is in the 2nd or third phase of mushroom growing process.
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