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I am looking to purchase some sort of grain substrate, and am willing to sterilize it myself. Where do y'all recommend getting this? I am hoping to find a local source, but we don't grow much grain down south.
 
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Try your local feed store or see if you can locate a farmer's supply that carries wheat, barley, oats or rye, all those work well for mushroom substrate.

Here in Arkansas our farmer's supply stores usually have 50 lb. bags of wheat (SRW, HRW) and Oats, we don't grow barley or rye here sadly.
If you can't find a local store, there are several online sellers of seed grains and they usually have every type you would want for mushroom growing media.

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Bryant RedHawk wrote:Try your local feed store or see if you can locate a farmer's supply that carries wheat, barley, oats or rye, all those work well for mushroom substrate.

Here in Arkansas our farmer's supply stores usually have 50 lb. bags of wheat (SRW, HRW) and Oats, we don't grow barley or rye here sadly.
If you can't find a local store, there are several online sellers of seed grains and they usually have every type you would want for mushroom growing media.

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Thank you, I will try the local farm feed store, thanks!
 
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Cracked corn works well and is usually available.
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