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Wine Cap Mushroom
Easy to grow out of doors, and simple in a kit – in fact this may be the world's easiest mushroom. These mushrooms can grow to a foot or more across, and are good baked, fried, and in sauces, or just cooked in butter with a little lemon juice.
Richer flavor than a Portabella, is complimented by spicy flavors such as nutmeg and fennel. Great for stuffing, a single mushroom can make an entire meal. It is said to have a nutty flavor, similar to hazelnut
Nothing is easier to grow than this mushroom. Indoors or out, it simply thrives as long as you feed it right! Pick immature, with cap still closed for best eating. Larger ones with the cap open, up to about 4" across can be sliced, brushed with oil, and oven fried. This mushroom can grow up to 12" across, but it isn't really recommended that you eat ones that big!
They are good for animal feed, for most animals except horses. Nice to know since they can be expanded and grown easily through much of the year, providing a cheap source of supplemental feed.
They grow well in various compost mixtures and in decomposing wood debris. They are a good garden mushroom, and work well in mulched landscaping.
Wine Caps may help promote healthy skin on the extremities, prevent chilblains, hangnails, blisters. Now, from a religious perspective, I find this to be rather delightful. The Lord gives us a mushroom that grows prolifically around well-managed gardens, and then makes that mushroom provide a way to heal some of the damage commonly done to hands during the gardening process! Gotta love that!
Mushrooms may cause allergic reactions in sensitive people. Some mushrooms are more likely to do this than others. Please research possible reactions prior to purchase. We are not responsible for how you choose to use our products, and do not claim that mushrooms are completely safe to consume. We merely assure that they are as represented on our website.
We do not make any promises as to the efficacy of any mushroom product to treat or prevent any disease or condition. Please consult a doctor or alternative practitioner prior to using any mushroom product for treatment of any disease or illness.
We cannot guarantee that any spawn, spore, or kit product will grow or produce mushrooms. We do guarantee that our products are as described, and that the methods in our instructions do produce good results, but once our products leave our facility, we can no longer control the factors which are responsible for success. Gardening of any kind is a chancy business, and success depends upon adherence to instructions, and may be influenced by weather, environmental factors, and other controllable and non-controllable factors. As such, we cannot guarantee your success, and advise that if you are uncomfortable with purchasing under these terms, that you refrain from purchase.
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