How to grow mushrooms in a monotub

Supplies List

  • Monotub
  • Sterilized spawn bag
  • Spore syringe
  • Black plastic liner
  • Vermiculite
  • 5-gallon bucket with tight sealing lid
  • Large cooking pot
  • Stove/heating element
  • Mason jars
  • Paper towels
  • Water
  • Plastic plugs or tape
  • Polyfil
  • Spray bottle
  • Lighter
  • Rubbing alcohol


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01:00 STEP 1:
Prepare monotub for colonization stage.
02:22 STEP 2:
Break up fully colonized spawn bag.
03:34 STEP 3:
Test field capacity
05:46 STEP 4:
Layer spawn bag and bulk substrate in monotub inside liner.
07:35 STEP 5:
12 Day Mycelium TimeLapse
07:44 STEP 6:
Prepare monotub for fruiting stage
09:21 STEP 7:
Care for mushrooms – mist and fan every day.
16:00 STEP 8:
Mushroom Time Lapse
16:11 STEP 9:
Harvesting and drying mushrooms
24:50 STEP 10:
Mushroom spores on substrate

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