Mushrooms grow in worm farms

by Stephan
(South Africa)

Q: Is it true that mushrooms grow in worm farms? that is one of the questions we get confronted with from time to time.



The answer is "Yes" although most mushrooms of fungi that can be found in worm farms consist usually just of mold, there are as well exceptions to this rule where large edible and tasty mushrooms are found in worm farms.

This has been the case in some of our worm beds where we harvested virtually 5 to 10 mushrooms every week over a period of several month.

The mycelium arrived most certainly initially with some horse manure we used to feed our worm herds and spread rapidly throughout our beds in a matter of a year or so.

If the conditions are right and the mycelium is left undisturbed you can have your own private mushroom supply for years to come.

Warning:"Please make sure that the mushrooms found in your worm farms are edible!" If in doubt don't eat it!!!!!

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Questions about worm composting.

SearchSuchen


How to make

$ -MONEY - $

with earthworms! 

The Book 

"How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget 

Order from "Amazon" or the "Kindle" store from as little as

$7.47




Recent Articles

  1. Getting rid of ants from raised worm beds with essential oils and mint leaves

    Sep 04, 17 04:28 AM

    Question: How do I get rid of ants with Essential oils that won't affect my Worms, or can I ? Answer: Hello, if you want to get rid of ants in worm

    Read More

  2. Carolina reaper diary part 3

    Aug 29, 17 06:22 AM

    The Carolina Reaper diary part 3 will deal with all that happened to my hot chilies during the month of July. It was time to harvest the seeds and dry the fruit pods

    Read More

  3. Aquaponics

    Aug 26, 17 05:54 AM

    Learn how worms help to recycle fish poop in an aquaponics system and implement in this way a often overlooked way of worm composting

    Read More




Free

"Worm Composting Help" Newsletter!

How worms recycle human manure

Use worms

against climate change





Wurmzucht gegen den Klimawandel



Recycling food waste with earthworms

Recycling von Essensresten


Start a worm business without having to buy worms

My book below explains in detail how to make money with earthworms!

Find out what actual customers had to say about the book



Dealing with Maggots in a worm farm


Your Questions about worm composting?

Do you have any questions or suggestions about worm composting?

This is the place where you can interact with us and other worm composting friends!

[ ? ]

Here yu can upload 1-4 Pictures or Graphics (optional)[ ? ]

 

Click here to upload more images (optional)

Author Information (optional)

To receive credit as the author, enter your information below.

(first or full name)

(e.g., City, State, Country)

Submit Your Contribution

 submission guidelines.


(You can preview and edit on the next page)