Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms

Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms [Shokuyo Oyobi Yakuyo Kinoko No Saibai]

3rd Edition

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A detailed and comprehensive guide for growing and using gourmet and medicinal mushrooms commercially or at home.

"Absolutely the best book in the world on how to grow diverse and delicious mushrooms."-David Arora, author of Mushrooms Demystified
With precise growth parameters for thirty-one mushroom species, this bible of mushroom cultivation includes gardening tips, state-of-the-art production techniques, realistic advice for laboratory and growing room construction, tasty mushroom recipes, and an invaluable troubleshooting guide.
More than 500 photographs, illustrations, and charts clearly identify each stage of cultivation, and a twenty-four-page color insert spotlights the intense beauty of various mushroom species. Whether you're an ecologist, a chef, a forager, a pharmacologist, a commercial grower, or a home gardener-this indispensable handbook will get you started, help your garden succeed, and make your mycological landscapes the envy of the neighborhood.

Book information

ISBN: 9781580081757
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Imprint: Ten Speed Press
Pub date:
Edition: 3rd Edition
DEWEY: 635.8
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Sales rank: 738
Number of pages: 574
Weight: 1380g
Height: 192mm
Width: 230mm
Spine width: 47mm