Rye Grain & Rye Berries
We are pleased to carry 100% organically grown Rye Grain (also known as Rye Berries). Rye Grain / Rye Berries are the most preferred grain for mushroom substrates. This substrate is perfect for mushroom growing. It has been used for decades by both hobbyists as well as commercial growers. Mushrooms and mycelium of many species thrive off of their superb nutrient content.
Our formula is pure with very few broken kernels and has long been the preference for mushroom cultivators worldwide.
Rye Grain / Rye Berry substrate recipe for 1 Quart Jar
Rye – 200g (=7.1 oz = 200 ml = 0.87 cup)
Distilled Water – 220g (= 7.8 oz = 220 ml = 0.95 cup)
- Don’t forget the sterilization tape! It’s always good to know if your bags are sterilized.
- Where are you going to case, fruit, mix or pour your substrate? Try an easy to clean and reusable Spawn & Substrate Tray.
For those of you who would like to work with the volume of material instead of the weight. We hope you find the equations below helpful!
A half gallon of rye grain = 3.2 pounds
1 gallon of dehydrated manure = 6.4 pounds
5 gallons of dehydrated manure = 32 pounds
If you’d like to try an alternative to rye grain, think about using white millet seed.