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white button mushrooms
    #11376922 - 11/03/09 03:08 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

Im growing some oysters for the first time and i want to grow portabella and white button as well. When growing white buttons, whats the best substrate for spawning.Birdseed? Then onto  manure or sawdust ? I was going to use a manure/straw mixture. Any suggestions? thanks


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Re: white button mushrooms [Re: Macattack2112]
    #11382317 - 11/04/09 10:57 AM (7 years, 11 months ago)

Partially composted manure + straw is the industry standard.  Agaricus species can be quite challenging for beginners, due to slow growth mostly.  You'd be better off trying something like shiitake, which goes for more than $4.00/lb at grocery stores. :smile:


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