Mushroom Growing FAQ

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The ideal temperature range for growing swiss brown mushrooms is between 16-23 degrees celsius.

Swiss brown mushroom blocks should be misted or watered 2-3 times per day. Or you can intensively water them for the first 3 days. Then no watering until you've harvested your first crop.

No, swiss brown mushrooms cannot be grown from seeds. They are grown from pre-colonized blocks (also known as inoculated blocks) that are specifically designed for growing mushrooms.

Swiss brown mushrooms should be harvested when the caps have fully opened, but before the gills turn dark. The mushrooms should be twisted and pulled out from the base, leaving as little of the stem behind as possible.

Yes, swiss brown mushrooms can be grown indoors in a well-ventilated room with indirect light.It's best to keep them out of the harsh outdoor weather. You need to be able to manipulate their growing environment.

Swiss brown mushroom blocks have a limited lifespan and will typically produce mushrooms for 2-5 crops before they need to be replaced.

Growing swiss brown mushrooms allows you to have a fresh and organic supply of mushrooms right in your own home. They are packed with nutrients and can be a great alternative to meat in many recipes. Plus, growing your own food is a rewarding and sustainable practice. They are a great fast way to teach children where their food comes from. Spray and chemical free also means they are better for you and taste so much nicer than store bought mushrooms.
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