Finally the outdoor mushroom [Cubensis] beds and planters videos is here! Time had to pass, things had to happen naturally and we had to catch them on video of course.

Starting with jars of oats that we turned into grain spawn we set about with horse manure and potting compost to make self sustaining (if we’ve done it right) outdoor mushroom beds, the dream is that these fruit for a few years before needing fed new materials to consume to keep the whole process going, get watching the video and see the whole process.


00:00. One hundred and seven jars of spawn on the floor, 107 jars ….

00:20. Attention to the substrate

00:42. Getting the subs properly sieved and mixed is crucial

01:50. The substrate is ready for use, lets take a look at it.

02:12. Time to layer up the ‘lasagne tek’ tub.

02:55. Time to make a tub with a different tek.

04:00. All set now and ready to place in their outdoor positions

04:30. The ‘spent’ monotub resting place, momma nature knows what to do with it.

04:50. The slugs and snails love them too.

05:00. The poly tunnel

05:37. Holy Shiiiiit the outdoor planters are fruiting, momma nature kicks ass.

05:50. All hail side pins.

06:35. Checking on the pots in the poly tunnel.

06:50. Big chunky PE fruits popping.

07:00. Massive fruits popping up, this was not meant to happen until spring.

07:20. Time to pluck out some big chunky mushrooms

07:46. Those are proper beauties

08:00. Definitely taking these stunning fungi home

08:50. The slugs are getting artistic with their bite patterns.

09:44. Thanks for watching and end cards

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Some of the kit we use, purchasing from these link supports the channel, thank you if you do.

Presto 23qt Pressure Cooker, currently only one i can find due to covid


large 1qt jars

Small ones for agar

spare lids for the large Kilner jars

Jar handling handling and filling kit

the polyfil

Self healing injector ports

Books we recommend

Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms by Paul Stamets

Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World: An Identification Guide Paperback by Paul Stamets

Psilocybin Mushroom Bible, The: The Definitive Guide to Growing and Using Magic Mushrooms y Dr K. Mandrake, Virginia Haze.

PSILOCYBIN: A Handbook for Psilocybin Enthusiasts by O T Oss , O N Oeric

A few great dehydrators, we’ve got one of the cheapest here and it’s ran for over 8 years now and we’ve also got a fancy one too, both work great

XINX Food Dryer with 5-Trays and heat control

Sous Vide Tools 6 Tray Food Dehydrator

Commercial Stainless Steel Food Dehydrator 10 trays

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