From the Publisher
From fear and loathing to adulteration and worship – mushrooms have long evoked a range of diverse reactions. Whether they’re cultivated for food, religious sacraments, medicine, or a variety of other newly discovered uses, fleshy fungi have gained a high level of respect for their delicious flavors, groundbreaking medicinal properties, and unrivaled environmental importance.
Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms is a painstakingly detailed and comprehensive guide for growing and using gourmet and medicinal mushrooms commercially or at home. With precise growth parameters for 31 mushroom species, this bible of mushroom cultivation also 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.