Frequently Asked Questions
What mushrooms can I grow at home?
It is possible for you to grow most types of mushrooms in your home, including edible and psilocybin varieties. However, you must check the laws in your locality to verify whether it is legally allowed to grow psilocybin mushrooms or other exotic mushroom spores before you attempt to do so. The most popular type of mushrooms to grow at home for beginners are oyster mushrooms, and morels are considered to be much more difficult to cultivate. If you are considering growing mushrooms at home using mushroom spore syringes, consider factors such as your available space, your equipment and how experienced you are.
How long does it take for mushroom spores to grow?
The length of time it takes for mushroom spores to yield a suitable substrate ready for harvest can depend on numerous factors. These include the species of mushroom spores used, the growing conditions and the specific cultivation method employed. Other important considerations include temperature, humidity, substrate quality and the strain of mushroom you’re growing.
Are mushroom spores dangerous?
On their own before they begin to germinate, mushroom spores are not dangerous. They are effectively the seeds the mushrooms use to spread themselves around the environment.
Can mushroom spores get you high?
Mushroom spores are not psychoactive, meaning they will not produce the type of hallucinatory or euphoric sensations typically associated with psilocybin mushrooms.
What are mushroom spores?
Part of the fungal reproductive system, mushroom spores are produced in the gills of mushrooms. When these are created into a culture and then introduced into a suitable substrate under the right conditions, they can grow into fully formed mushrooms.