How to Grow Fresh Oyster Mushrooms at Home

Updated: Nov 18, 2019

Home Cultivation of Oyster Mushrooms


Home Cultivation of Oyster Mushrooms This is a guide to growing your own oyster mushrooms at home.

Growing oyster mushrooms at home can be rewarding and fun. It's nice to see something you created from start to finish turn into your dinner. You'll also save money, as oyster mushrooms can be as much as $15 a pound! This is a guide to growing your own oyster mushrooms at home.



Oyster mushrooms are delicious and good for you. You can buy them from the store, but it's easier than you think to grow them yourself. Home-grown oyster mushrooms are fresher and tastier than store-bought mushrooms, and you know exactly how they were grown from start to finish.


Oyster mushrooms are very aggressive growers. They will grow on almost any wood-like material including straw, cardboard, sawdust, corn cobs, newspaper, and even rolls of toilet paper. You can choose a substrat