If you're hoping to break into the highly profitable truffle business, read on. Leading authorities, including the North American Truffle Growers’ Association, explain how to grow them in the Unites States. (Photo: MN Chan/Getty Images News/Getty Images)
One of the easiest mushrooms to start growing at home is the Wine Cap mushroom, also known as King Stropharia. Wine cap mushrooms grow as big as portobello mushrooms, and have a meaty texture and taste. The spawn can be grown on a bed of wood chips and soil, which makes them a lot easier for the beginning grower compared to some species of mushrooms that have to be inoculated into logs.