Q5. What edible saprophytic fungi will grow on Eucalyptus chips of sawdust? King Stropharia?

Answer: Mushrooms can be seen growing on wood chips where the conditions of moisture, shade and organic matter are available. Make a trench and fill with pre-wet straw and hard wood chips. Mushroom spawn can be purchased and added to the trench. Cover with more straw and wood chips and firm down using a piece of timber to walk on. Make the spawn bed in spring, keep the trench moisture and cool and fruiting bodies can appear in autumn.

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