Story: Mushrooms and other cultivated fungi

Bags of oyster mushrooms (2nd of 2)

Bags of oyster mushrooms

Oyster mushrooms are grown on bags of straw or sawdust, hung in rooms with controlled temperatures.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Mushrooms and other cultivated fungi - Specialty mushrooms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17547/bags-of-oyster-mushrooms (accessed 22 October 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008