Four Stages of Mushroom Cultivation
- Inoculum: In order to grow a species of fungi you need a source the mycellium of a strain that will reliably fruit if grown in the right conditions. The mycellium has to be cultured in form that can be worked with depending on the techniques involve. Nearly all species agar media is used to create this cultured inoculum. For some species low tech method such as cardboard spawn can be used.
- Grain Spawn:
- Fruiting Substrate: