Length:: 0:46 Mins
Read the starting instructions carefully as the box and the sheet are not exact copies - I did not read about removing the outer plastic on one and had to take off after I had incised the cross. No drama but better to do it right.
Soaking the pack- use the smallest bowl you can, as the pack is very light and tries to float, making it difficult to weigh down submerged.
After 12 hours (overnight does it), remove from the water and leave to drain before replacing in the cardboard box. Stand on a dish as it will lose water and you don't want a puddle.
All set up now, and I am waiting for a crop - and I will photo and update the review at the appropriate time.
UPDATE: for a couple of days,it was just the watering, then some growth - tiny mushrooms with dark heads, that grew bigger very quickly. I cut off a crop and my wife made a risotto, which was very nice. Mushrooms are quite firm - they don't break apart like buttons - and require some chewing. Some people may be put off at a suggestion of sliminess and chewiness in a risotto. Will try other recipes, but these are not equal replacement for button or field mushrooms, that can be eaten raw, sprinkled over salad etc. They are quite different and maybe more like shitake.
Makes a nice project for the children.
Now will follow instructions to try for a second crop.