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what is the best book for growing mushrooms
    #11242657 - 10/13/09 11:22 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)

i know im gonna get a hundred responses, but i would like to know what book you guys think is best to study.  i want a reason why it is good, i dont want to hear just because.  preferably one that deals with growing larger quantities


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: sdlocalkid85]
    #11242668 - 10/13/09 11:23 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)



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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: Slimz]
    #11242678 - 10/13/09 11:25 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)

The best book I've found is the "search" bar... Seriously... Not to sound like a dick.. But anytime I have an issue I am searching and finding my answer...
Right now I am searching different tea teks and recipes with mushrooms... ;P I LOVE THE SEARCH!!!


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: sdlocalkid85]
    #11242679 - 10/13/09 11:25 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)

http://www.amazon.com/Psilocybin-Mushroom-Handbook-Outdoor-Cultivation/dp/0932551718



Own it. It will help you to start out great. They don't explain bulk, per say, BUT if you use your mind the authors are actually showing you how to grow bulk (substrates, cloning, etc) just in a nonchalant to avoid legal actions.


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: Satori23]
    #11242680 - 10/13/09 11:26 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)

And yes, I agree with Slimz, shroomery is better than any book. But it doesn't hurt to have some hands on literature around.


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: Satori23]
    #11242686 - 10/13/09 11:27 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)

i learned everything from i know from the search engine, its awesome, but i want a piece of literature to read while im not at home


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: sdlocalkid85]
    #11242698 - 10/13/09 11:29 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)



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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: Slimz]
    #11242719 - 10/13/09 11:32 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)

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shroomery beats any book..
this is good too
http://www.amazon.com/Mushroom-Cultivator-Practical-Growing-Mushrooms/dp/0961079800



i agree. that was my first book and have read it numerous times. also goes into bulk quite extensively


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: Satori23]
    #11242734 - 10/13/09 11:33 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)

Stamets' Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms and his other books..


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: Brainiac]
    #11242789 - 10/13/09 11:40 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)

right on, my buddy just ordered that, and i just got the psilocybin mushroom handbook


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: sdlocalkid85]
    #11242848 - 10/13/09 11:49 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)

its not a book but dvds make good referances.  www.mushroomvideos.com ; Lets grow mushrooms 

the straw projects section has nice bulk grows. :thumbup:


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: 13shrooms]
    #11242864 - 10/13/09 11:52 PM (8 years, 8 days ago)

good reference 13shrooms, but i already bought RR's DVD, its great though, just looking for some late night reading material


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: sdlocalkid85]
    #11242982 - 10/14/09 12:09 AM (8 years, 8 days ago)

:thumbup: 
man, Im on my PSP or I could link it here.  any book by paul stamets or terrance mckenna is a good read.


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: sdlocalkid85]
    #11243316 - 10/14/09 01:13 AM (8 years, 8 days ago)


The Mushroom Cultivator has been an invaluable source of reference for years. From agar work to bulk compost.:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

There is also many books that can have differently formated information, never limit yourself on information. As much reference material is out there, nothing outdoes the thread search.


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: SA5M]
    #11243334 - 10/14/09 01:18 AM (8 years, 8 days ago)

trade you mine. :smile:  j/k


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: SA5M]
    #11243338 - 10/14/09 01:19 AM (8 years, 8 days ago)

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The Mushroom Cultivator has been an invaluable source of reference for years. From agar work to bulk compost.:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:



ive got that one


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: whyblameus]
    #11243430 - 10/14/09 01:40 AM (8 years, 8 days ago)

Yea I would kill for another copy of TMC.  Read it many many years ago.  Havent had the opportunity to read it since actually getting into this hobby


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: truskool]
    #11243438 - 10/14/09 01:42 AM (8 years, 8 days ago)

I agree with Slimz, I learned everything I know from the shroomery and you cant ask a book questions.


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: creekfreek]
    #11243478 - 10/14/09 01:53 AM (8 years, 8 days ago)

if it didnt weigh a ton I would trade my copy.  I dont use mine. :shrug:


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Re: what is the best book for growing mushrooms [Re: 13shrooms]
    #11243812 - 10/14/09 03:27 AM (8 years, 8 days ago)

I wonder if Half priced books has it....hmmmm


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