Mushrooms and their extensive and profitable culture should concern everyone. For home consumption they are a healthy and delicious food, and for the marketplace, when grown properly, they become a very lucrative crop. Contained herein is a comprehensive handbook on all matter of mushroom culture, written with the layperson in mind. Accessible and informative, this book is the perfect guide for budding amateurs and constitutes a great addition to any mycological collection. Chapters contained within this text include: Those Who Should Grow Mushrooms, Growing Mushrooms in Cellars, Growing Mushrooms in Mushroom Houses, Growing Mushrooms in Sheds, Growing Mushrooms in Greenhouses, et cetera. This scarce text was originally published in 1892 and is proudly republished here complete with a new introduction to the subject.