University of Idaho - I Banner

Visit UI

Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

Student Life

Fill your college experience with memories and connections that will define you as an individual and empower you for a lifetime. Explore

Parents on campus during orientation

Parent Newsletter

Keep up on campus events and information involving your Vandal student. Sign Up

UI Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Join Today

UI Extension Publications and Multimedia


Growing Mushrooms Commercially-Risks and Opportunities




Product Details
CIS 1077
Pub. Date: 2000
Last Reviewed: 2015

Online Only

View it now (PDF) >

View online >

Learn the basics of what you need to do to grow and sell mushrooms (especially specialty varieties, which are any mushroom species that doesn’t belong to the genus Agaricus). You’ll need to consider what facilities to use (in a building or in the wild); where to market them (overseas, nationally, or locally); the risks of hiring workers and the fact of increased competition; and much more. Doing your homework (the author provides a reading list) will help you to decide if the mushroom business is for you.

Author: Danny L. Barney

8 pages

University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 10
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2332
Moscow, ID 83844-2332

Phone: 208-885-7982

Fax: 208-885-9046

Email: calspubs@uidaho.edu

Location

Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu