Magic mushroom growkit instructions

by Beck Waldorf 1/27/2015 Grow kit |  Mushrooms |  Grow Views 123503

 

In this guide we included a universal 13 step programme to grow your mushroom kit.

These include:

  • Preparing your kit 
  • Growing your mushrooms
  • Harvesting your mushrooms
  • Drying your mushrooms 

 

Start using the kit as soon as you receive it, or put it in the refrigerator to ensure maximum shelve life (see packaging).

Preparing your kit



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Must haves: a plastic bag with air filter, 2 paper clips, gloves, a spray bottle.

Additional cleaning tools: pure alcohol & cotton pads. 

 

Step 1

 

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Always, clean your hands and all the materials that you use before and after each step. 

 

Step 2

 

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Poke holes into your grow kit with a clean fork.

 

Step 3

 

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Gently fill the grow kit with water (not too warm, and not too cold). Leave as little air as possible. After 24 hours, open 1 corner and remove all the water from the grow kit. 

 

Step 4

 

Put 1 big glass of water inside the plastic bag.

 

Step 5

 

 

Place the grow kit in the centre, not letting the mushrooms touch the water. 

 

Step 6

 

 

Fold the top twice and close it with 2 paperclips. 

 

Growing your mushrooms

 

Step 7

 

 

Keep your grow kit in a place with no direct sunlight. The ideal temperature is 20 to 25 C. Do not place your growing kit on a central heating source.

 

Step 8

 

 

Spray the inside of the bag with water at least once a day. Warning: do not directly spray the grow kit or mushrooms.

 

Harvesting your mushrooms

 

Step 9 



 

Harvest your mushrooms when the veil on the edges of the cap starts breaking a bit.

 

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Grab a mushroom between your fingers at the base, and softly twist it out.

 

Step 11

 

 

 

 

Remove all the mushrooms from the top. Don’t touch or dig into the white matter. You can recycle your grow kit and “flush” another batch of mushrooms up to 3 times. Enjoy!

Remember: hygiene, hygiene, hygiene. Every time you touch the bag, grow kit or mushrooms your hands or gloves need to be clean! 


Drying your mushrooms

 

Step 12

 

 

Dry your mushrooms on some paper towel. Keep the mushrooms in a warm and (if possible) dark place. Turn the mushrooms once a day until dry. Do not place your mushrooms on a central heating source.  

 

Step 13



 

Keep your mushrooms dry and airtight. Alternatively you can put them in an airtight bag and keep them in the freezer. 


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