Substrate for Lepiota rhacodes?

Francois Mario Schmiedel as673 at FreeNet.Carleton.CA
Fri Oct 11 16:32:10 EST 1996


Darvin DeShazer (Biologist at metro.net) writes:
> (Francois Mario Schmiedel) wrote:
> 
>>Does anyone know what substate works well for the cultivation of Lepiota
>>rhacodes?
> 
> I have had good luck with straw bedding from a horse barn; a friend in
> northern Calif. has innoculated his chicken coup bedding; several people
> have reported success at the edge of a compost pile.
> Darvin

Does this species need a drop in temperature and a casing layer to induce
fruiting?

Thanks 

Mario Schmiedel




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