Mushroom Reading

The mushroom reading library is a collection of how-to guides, research publications, and resources to find fellow mushroom cultivators. You will find links to many of these readings on the relevant pages of our website.

Please submit any additions to this library to sfg53@cornell.edu

 

Books

 

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms in a Continental Climate

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms in a Continental Climate
Authors:
M.E.Kozak and J. Krawczyk
Publisher: Field & Forest Products, Inc.; Peshtigo, WI
Date: 1993 (2nd ed.)
Pages: 112 (paperback)
ISBN: ###

With 20 years experience growing shiitakes on logs, the authors impart lots of useful information and some humor – this book includes how to’s for sucessful mushroom cultivation.

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Shitake Growers Handbook

Shiitake Growers Handbook: The Art and Science
Mushroom Cultivation

Authors:
Paul Przbylowicz and John Donoghue
Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co.
Date: 1988
Pages: 240 (paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780840349620


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The Mushroom Cultivator
Authors:
Paul Stamets and J.S. Chilton
Publisher: Agarikon Press
Date: 1984
Pages: 415 (paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780961079802

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Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms
Authors:
Paul Stamets
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Date: 2000 (3rd ed.)
Pages: 592 (paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781580081757

 

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Mycelium Running
Authors: Paul Stamets
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Date: 2005 (1st ed.)
Pages: 356 (paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781580085793

 

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Growing Shiitake Comercially

Growing Shiitake Commercially: A Practical Manual for the Production of Japanese Forest Mushrooms
Authors:
Bob Harris
Publisher: Science Tech Publishers
Date: 1986
Pages: 72 (paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780910239073

 

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Websites and Blogs

 

The WWW Virtual Library: Mycology
Developer:
Kathie Hodge
Host: Cornell University, Department of Plant Pathology
Date: 2005
URL: http://mycology.cornell.edu/

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The Cornell Mushroom Blog
Developer:
Kathie Hodge
Host: Cornell Cooperative Extension
Date: 2007
URL: http://blog.mycology.cornell.edu/

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American Mushrooms
Developer:
David W. Fischer
Date: 2007
URL: http://americanmushrooms.com/

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MushroomExpert.Com
Developer:
Michael Kuo, Ph.D.
Date: 2008
URL: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/

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The Mushroom Growers’ Newsletter
Organization:
The Mushroom Company
Frequency: Monthly
Subscribe: http://www.mushroomcompany.com/order.html
Price: $35

Weekly prices at key U.S. cities, spot prices at cities around the world and advise from the newsletter will help you develop a business plan that works. Updates on newly discovered medicinal properties, cultivation techniques for new species and developments in cultivation technology will help you focus your efforts and improve your profitability.

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