Is it worth growing mushrooms

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ok folks, loads of mushrooms for 50p

find yr local mushroom farm, once a week they take the bags of compost out, most charge a max of 50p per bag, take a couple home, put some damp newspaper on them in the shed for 24hrs, lift the paper and you will have a week of mad mushroom growing

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Thanks ADG - that's a GREAT tip! Now to find the local mushroom farm.....

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theres one at
Guyhurn Cambs
Longsutton Lincs
if that helps anyone

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Post: # 180611Post Peggy Sue »

That sound really easy :cheers:
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I thought of doing this as well.
My thought was doing it in the wild...sort of.
buy spawn and cultivate a shady wooded area with the
proper species of partially rotted wood pieces.
then if successful, I would leave a few mushrooms
to seed/release spawn and work new rotted wood into the soil.
it'd have to be a variety that likes the Minnesota Seasons...the Morel is my first choice.

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Peggy Sue wrote:That sound really easy :cheers:
being where you are if you are ever shopping in Peterborough , Guyhurn is only 10mins from there

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Post: # 180703Post Peggy Sue »

ADG wrote:
Peggy Sue wrote:That sound really easy :cheers:
being where you are if you are ever shopping in Peterborough , Guyhurn is only 10mins from there
shopping :shock: please don't use such language, and so close to Christmas, I shall have to lie down now to recover :wink:

Funnily enough I discovered my Auntie has been growing mushrooms, she said she only get one meal every six months from her 'kit'. I guess a bag of compost should do a bit better though... I shall have to bypass Peterborough by a safe distance to get there I'm afraid, the que for Queens Carpark normally stretches to Sawtry this time of year! :lol:
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