Choosing to cultivate mushrooms outdoor can be less intensive than maintaining an indoor grow room but obviously more dependant on the changing seasons. It also take longer to fruit the mushroom from the time of inoculating the substrate.
The two main options for growing mushrooms outdoors are:
Once established these methods can continue to fruit for several years and are ideal for the home gardener with a growing interest in the potential of MycoAgriculture.
There are many innovative way to grow mushrooms outdoors, in your garden or guerilla gardening your local landscape.
We highly recommend Tradd Cotter’s ‘Organic Mushroom Farming and MycoRemdiation’ for tips on growing mushrooms outdoors as well as Peter McCoy’s ‘Radical Mycology’, see resources page for links.