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Field/Shop Mushrooms

A Delicious Treat

Shop or Field mushrooms are also called Agaricus or in this photo Chestnut Mushrooms. They are white or brown depending on the strain and, button or flat shape, depending on the stage you pick them at. Freshly picked field mushrooms are sweet, juicy and tasty. Big Brown Flats are great on the BBQ or grilled!

The starter kit shows how to grow them inside in a clean way and when it has finished flushing you can add the spent compost to your compost/worm farm or mulch with it. If you want to go further, we explore the secrets of continuing the crop into your own compost outside so you can expand the kit out. The info pack includes compost formulae and tips for getting into this exciting hobby! For bigger projects drop us an email for free advice and back ground ideas.

Please order below:

Field Mushroom Starter Kit

$40.00 Qty:
Includes: Growing bag of dried compost, spawn, topping, compost protectors, detailed instructions and pictures.

Field Mushroom Twin Spawn Refill

$25.00 Qty:
Includes: 2x spawn. This is for people who have bought a kit before and would like more. See instructions in your kit.

Field/Shop Mushroom Gift Pack

$55.00 Qty:
Includes: 1 Field Mushroom Kit plus the Growing Mushrooms booklet.

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Mushroom Gift Pack

Our gift pack includes an Oyster Mushroom or Field/Shop Mushroom Easy-Grow Kit, plus a booklet or CD — ‘Growing Mushrooms’, a great guide to new and exciting ways of growing edible fungi. Click here for more details.

Happy Customers

“ ....with dowels I got from you just over a year ago, and the results have been fantastic, with 750 g to 1 kg of shiitake from 3 x 50 cm long logs on each soaking. Prof JB Auckland thanks for the advice. With 3 nights in the fridge the mushrooms started to grow an the 5th day. The first flush was sufficient for 3 meals. Flavour: excellent. Will now try the transfer method for a new culture and get the second flush started. G+W Charteris Bay Thanks for a great fun product and yummy too CJ Palmerston North- hi another order,, the first order you sent is going excellent , so ive decided to try another sort.. .excellent easy to deal with.. ..im rapt ..at dealing with your products...excellent as always. NH Paeroa- The mycelium was very quick to colonise the bag, and the fruits were huge AS Auckland- Hi Tim, The package just turned up :) Thanks for you help and the quick turnaround! Cheers, AP Wellington- Growing the oyster mushrooms was great fun for the whole family. They seem to be relatively easy to grow in hay. We loved to watch the spawning. We grew them in our garage. I have previously purchased a kit from Palmers, and kept it regenerating for well over 10 cycles TH Whangarei- Thank you so much for the very prompt delivery. Cheers JS Whakatane- Thank you very much for the brilliant service. Parcel arrived this morning JM Dargaville- Hi guys, parcel arrived this morning. Thanks for the awesome service. Have a merry xmas. Cheers KF Oamaru- Just wanted to let you know that my mushroom kit is a great success. I have oyster mushrooms sprouting all over the bag. Really pleased. Cristine Paraparaumu- Hi Tim, I just wanted to say Ive had a chance to play with that new culture and its growing happy and healthy and clean! Thank you so much again for all the effort you put in, its greatly appreciated. Cheers, CS Ellerslie Oct 2017

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