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Shroomery Book Store

Welcome to the Shroomery Book Store!
Here you'll find a selection of recommended books every mushroom cultivator, mushroom hunter and psychonaut should have.
If you order a book from this selection the Shroomery receives a certain percentage of the sales.

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The Must Haves
Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms
by Paul Stamets
In this manual for utilizing mushrooms through the 21st century, Paul Stamets provides a detailed growth parameters for 25 mushrooms species, mycological landscaping, state-of-the-art production techniques for home and commercial cultivation, plus more. A great book to use along with The Mushroom Cultivator : A Practical Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home.

Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World : An Identification Guide
by Paul Stamets, Andrew Weil (Introduction)
This book is the best single resource for information about Psilocybin mushrooms. The book starts out with a brief history of the use of these mushrooms, and then moves on to a general review on their nature and habitat. There is an extensive section listing many different kinds of Psilocybe and similar mushrooms with a thorough description and photograph on most of them.

Mushrooms Demystified : A Comprehensive Guide to the Fleshy Fungi
by David Arora
Nothing is more elusive and mysterious than the wild mushroom. David Arora celebrates the gathering and study of wild mushrooms with engaging style, wit and simple terminology. Mushrooms Demystified includes descriptions, photographs, and keys to over 2,000 species. There is a Beginner's Checklist of the 70 most distinctive and common mushrooms plus detailed chapters on terminology, classification, habitats, mushroom cookery, mushroom toxins, and the meanings of scientific mushroom names. A must have!

Mushroom Cultivator : A Practical Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home
by Paul Stamets, J.S. Chilton
Published back in 1983 this book is still seen by many as the standard book on mushroom cultivation. It covers all fields of mushroom cultivation in great detail, including sterile technique, spawn and substrate formulas and preparation(including compost), detailed descriptions and growth parameters for 16 mushroom species:
Agaricus bitorquis, Agaricus brunnescens, Coprinus comatus, Flammulina velutipes, Lentinus edodes, Lepista nuda, Panaeolus cyanescens, Panaeolus subbalteatus, Pleurotus ostreatus (Type Variety), Pleurotus ostreatus (Florida Variety), Psilocybe cubensis, Psilocybe cyanescens, Psilocybe mexicana, Psilocybe tampanensis, Stropharia rugoso-annulata, Volvariella volvacea
In addition to this a big section about the contaminations of the mushroom culture and a troubleshooting guide.
Now, do you really need this book? If your only goal is to grow a few PF-cakes, you donĀ“t need it. If your interests go beyond that, then this is a must have!

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