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6. Do they grow all year ’round?

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If you are growing inside… Yes, these mushrooms grow any time of year. They have a preference for the change in seasons, so if outside would prefer more spring-like or autumn conditions. Inside most of our homes, the season is kind of spring-like all year, so the mushrooms respond.

However, there are a few thinks to know.

  • The Greys and Shiitake tolerate temp’s being a little chilly.
  • The Pinks’ are more shorts and t-shirt temps, so a little fussier during the depths of winter.
  • All will respond well to a sharp change in temp. This can sometimes be used to initiate pinning. A tip is a tip covered in our grow guide and FAQ.