What kind of light do you use for fruiting mushrooms?

Does fruiting chamber need light?

Too much light or not enough light – Mushrooms need some light in the fruiting chamber to signal that it’s time to grow. They won’t start growing in pitch black. However, you don’t want to overwhelm them with bright fluorescent lights either.

What triggers mushroom fruiting?

To prompt the mushrooms to develop properly, lower the humidity a bit and retain lower carbon dioxide levels and moderate light. If you want mushrooms fast, raise the temperature, or just leave the temperature where it’s at and wait a few more days.

Do mushrooms have to be grown in the dark?

They can be grown in dark or light conditions, but not direct sunlight. Remember that mushrooms require an even temperature of around 16C (50F) to grow.