Mushroom Growing Supplies!
Watch me and the girls grow Button and Portobello mushrooms from a common variety that you can pick-up FRESH from your local grocery store.
There're going to be times when you will need to click your path in order to separate the mushroom species. When that time comes you will click the appropriate picture.
We will be starting with these two varieties for now but...we will quickly expand to others in the very near future.
And away we go......
You are to follow common sanitary procedures when following these steps.
Do this outside of the Glove Box!
Wipe your razor carefully with 91% Rubbing Alcohol. Flame torch (or use a lighter) to get the razor red hot and to burn off any alcohol that is remaining on the razor. Place razor in the Glove Box.
You should have within the Glove Box the
Tear in half your mushroom in order to expose the clean 'flesh'.
Quickly cut out a small piece of flesh that has just been exposed for the first time.
Lift the lid off of a petri dish and place the flesh of the mushroom onto the center of the agar.
You can also scrape a small amount of the mushroom 'gills' (the hold the spores) into the dish ONLY if it has NEVER been exposed to the environment prior to twisting off the stem (if applicable) within your Glove Box.
Label your dish with the strain and date.
Set your Water Incubator to the correct temperature for the mushrooms strains and close the lid.
Portobello between 70-77F
These particular strains like the PDYA (Potato, Dextrose, Yeast Agar).
This is a mushrooms growers worse
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