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This article was co-authored by Andrew Carberry, MPH. Andrew Carberry is a Food Systems Expert and the Senior Program Associate at the Wallace Centere at Winrock International in Little Rock, Arkansas. He has worked in food systems since 2008 and has experience working on farm-to-school projects, food safety programs, and working with local and state coalitions in Arkansas. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and holds a Masters degree in public health and nutrition from the University of Tennessee. This article has been viewed 432,067 times.

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Before planting your mushrooms, make a substrate by cutting cardboard into 1 inch squares, putting the squares in a bucket, and pouring in boiling water. After 8 hours, squeeze out the water and stack the cardboard in a bag. As you stack the squares, sprinkle mushroom spawn between each layer. Next, poke some holes in the side of the bag and leave it in a location with a temperature between 60 and 75 °F until the mycelium has formed a thick mat. To help the mushrooms grow, move the bag to a cooler place and water daily. For tips from our Gardener reviewer on how to make your own mushroom spawn, read on!

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