Have you tried growing your own mushrooms at home? Mushrooms are the largest organisms in the world. Karen Lynn is excited to share the latest article she wrote for Fix.com! http://www.fix.com/blog/growing-mushrooms-at-home/ … via @FixDotCom
Grow Your Own Mushrooms in Used Coffee Grounds - Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora, co-founders of Back to the Roots LLC in Oakland, Calif., have grown a business out of other companies' trash. They manufacture grow-at-home oyster mushroom kits filled with used coffee grounds. WSJ's Lauren Rudser reports.
How to collect mushroom spores. This sounds like an interesting project to do with the kids, or yourself. You can make some unique art, and the article also has a link to teach you how to grow your own mushrooms.
The easiest way to grow mushrooms at home is with a five gallon bucket full of coffee grounds, and some Oyster Mushroom spawn. Spent coffee grounds can almost always be obtained free from a nearby coffee shop. Oyster mushroom spawn can be purchased online from Amazon or from a mushroom lab near you. Detailed instructions for putting together a five gallon mushroom farm can be found http://www.stormthecastle.com/terrarium/how-to-grow-mushrooms.htm