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mushroom; fruiting body; spawn; toadstool; mushroom cultivation; bioconversion

Mushroom Farming,

Good Reasons to Grow Mushrooms

There are numerous reasons to learn to cultivate mushrooms and other fungi, as this site attempts to demonstrate. However, some of the most apparent reasons include:

  • Mushrooms are a relatively cheap, year-round source of delicious, healthy whole food and potent natural medicine that can be grown on various urban and agricultural waste products.
  • Mushroom cultivation provides many applications for developing local jobs & revenue as well as community food security.
  • Ability to grow local mushrooms along with species not commercially available.
  • Versatile uses in the garden on the land for soil building, nutrient availability, and water retention.
  • Ability to remediate soil and water and rehabilitate damaged environments.
  • It’s sciencey & fun!