How to Grow Mushrooms With a Back to the Roots Kit

Back to the Roots Mushroom kits produces up to 1.5 lbs of delicious oyster mushrooms. This guide will show how to grow mushrooms with the kit, demonstrating the progress everyday.

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How to Grow Mushrooms With a Back to the Roots Kit
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Start with a mushroom kit from Back to the Roots. Inside is the bag of coffee grinds and spores + a mister.

Start with a mushroom kit from Back to the Roots. Inside is the bag of coffee grinds and spores + a mister.

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Remove the front  cover.

Remove the front cover.

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Now you can see the spores which are in the coffee grinds!

Now you can see the spores which are in the coffee grinds!

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Cut a 3x5 inch plus in the soil bag.

Cut a 3x5 inch plus in the soil bag.

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Remove the soil bag and put it slit side down into a bowl of water. We use a heavy object to keep the bag from floating to the top. Let it soak for 24 hours.

Remove the soil bag and put it slit side down into a bowl of water. We use a heavy object to keep the bag from floating to the top. Let it soak for 24 hours.

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Fill up the mister with water.

Fill up the mister with water.

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Remove the soil bag from the water and let the water start to drip out

Remove the soil bag from the water and let the water start to drip out

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When the water is finished dripping out of the soil bag put it back into the box

When the water is finished dripping out of the soil bag put it back into the box

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Every morning and evening, spritz 2-4 times with the mister.

Every morning and evening, spritz 2-4 times with the mister.

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This is what it looks like on Day 1.

This is what it looks like on Day 1.

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Day 2

Day 2

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Day 3

Day 3

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Day 4

Day 4

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Day 5

Day 5

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Day 6

Day 6

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On day 6 in the evening, we are  starting to see something sprouting.

On day 6 in the evening, we are starting to see something sprouting.

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Day 7. Finally starting to see a lot of growth!

Day 7. Finally starting to see a lot of growth!

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Day 8. Lots of growth!

Day 8. Lots of growth!

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Day 9. Wow!

Day 9. Wow!

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Day 10. Just about ready to harvest.

Day 10. Just about ready to harvest.

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To harvest, you can pluck off each mushroom, or cut them all off together with a knife.

To harvest, you can pluck off each mushroom, or cut them all off together with a knife.

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Cook your mushrooms however you like! Or, if you are not going to use them immediately, you can store them in a plastic bag in the fridge.

Cook your mushrooms however you like! Or, if you are not going to use them immediately, you can store them in a plastic bag in the fridge.

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