Some Mushrooms are most successfully grown in divided media like sterilized hardwood sawdust, straw, coffee grounds, or other agri-"waste". Grain Spawn is used to grow in divided media, often in 6' tall column bags.
The Phoenix Oyster (Pleurotus pulmonarius) is a crunchy, delicious member of the oyster family. It is a warm-weather fruiter, unique for growing well in softwoods like pine, ﬁr, and spruce, as well as in soft hardwoods like poplar. cottonwood, sweetgum, willow, etc., and hard hardwoods like the oak species.