Place Oyster Kit in an indoor or outdoor setting with indirect light, maintaining temperatures between 55-75° F. Do not remove cellulose bag. Holes have already been created to allow for the fruiting of mushroom clusters.
Loosely cover cellulose bag with humidity tent provided. Maintain moisture within the tent by misting with non-chlorinated water.
Small mushrooms will begin to form in approximately 1-2 weeks. Mist several times a day with non-chlorinated water to maintain very high humidity within the tent.
Harvest clusters of mushrooms before the caps unfurl. Clusters will mature in approximately 4-8 days. If stems are elongated and caps are small, increase light exposure. To remove clusters, grab and twist. Always cook your mushrooms.
After kit has finished fruiting, submerge overnight in non-chlorinated water. Replace humidity tent and repeat above instructions to encourage a second flush of mushrooms.
The bag that contains the straw is made from biodegradable plant-based cellulose and is fully compostable. Once your kit is done, it can be used to inoculate other substrates, or added to your compost pile. [Please re-use the plastic humidity ‘tent’—it is not compostable.]