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An Easy Way to Grow Oyster Mushrooms in a Box

Grow oyster mushrooms inside your home—no log required.

If you’ve wanted to try growing mushrooms but are intimidated by the production process, oyster mushrooms are a great option for small-scale production. Oyster mushrooms can be extremely prolific with just a few materials and minimal time investment. Plus, you can grow them inside your house, in a basement or dark, cool room.

You will need:

  • clean cardboard box (any size)
  • oyster mushroom sawdust or grain spawn
  • clean straw
  • pillowcase
  • large stock pot
  • garbage bag

Watch the video below to learn how you can begin oyster mushroom production.


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This was a great article + video on growing oyster mushrooms . It looks like something a novice can do to get started in muchroom growing.
Peter, Detroit lakes, MN
Posted: 12/5/2014 9:00:01 AM
I t was OK . I hope that that is all there is to it, but I think theres a little more, it cant be all that easy.
Garey Martinson, Necedah, WI
Posted: 2/14/2013 11:19:43 AM
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