Growing Pink Oyster Mushrooms At Home (Easy Backyard Grow)
Pink Oysters mushrooms are one of the easiest species to grow. They are fast to colonize, produce a ton of fruits and aren’t at all afraid of less than perfect conditions. I just recently finished a fun backyard grow, and wanted to share how easy it is to produce a fresh bounty of one of
The EASY Way To Make Mushroom Grain Spawn At Home
Making grain spawn at home doesn’t have to be that complicated. If you can make spawn yourself, it allows you to grow basically any type of “cultivatable” mushroom you want. Read on to find out how you can make your own grain spawn easily at home without needing too much space, or without the need
How To Grow Reishi In A “Mini Greenhouse” – Backyard Reishi Cultivation
Believe it or not, it’s actually not that hard to grow your own medicinal mushrooms. Of course, it can be complicated- but I wanted to show you an easy way to grow your very own Reishi mushrooms using the “mini-greenhouse” method. This method works so well because it mimics the traditional method the Reishi is
The 3 Levels Of Mushroom Growing
If you’re just starting to learn about growing mushrooms, the process can seem overwhelming. There is so much to learn! Unfortunately, that can be a turn off for some people who are looking to get into the hobby. The truth is, growing mushrooms can be as simple, or as complicated, as you want it to be.
Grower Profile: Cascadia Mushrooms in Bellingham, Washington
At first glance, mushroom mycelium can be somewhat unassuming. Because it doesn’t look like much is happening, the casual observer might not expect anything from this white filament like substance, slowly feasting its way across organic matter. But behind this humble appearance hides an enormous amount of potential energy, which- if properly handled- can be unleashed in
How Big Does Reishi Grow? The Story Of The Big Reishi
Reishi is one of the most popular and well known medicinal mushrooms in the world. It has a long history of use, and is typically used by making a tea or tincture. People take Reishi for vitality, immune protection and overall wellness. When grown for medicinal purposes, Reishi is typically relatively small- maybe the size
Different Types Of Grain Spawn
When making grain spawn, the gold standard has always been rye grain.
And that makes sense.
Rye is widely available, hydrates well- and is universally loved by almost any mushroom species.
But what if you can’t get rye grain? Is there any other grain that’s up to the task?
In fact, you can make amazing spawn out of a variety of different grains, some of which you probably have in your pantry right now.
Growing Shaggy Mane Mushrooms
Not all gourmet mushrooms can be found at the grocery store.
Sometimes it’s because nobody has figured out how to grow them commercially- like in the case of Morels or Chanterelles.
But Shaggy Mane is a little different.
Coprinus comatus is actually quite easy to grow. In fact, in the commercial cultivation of button mushrooms, this shaggy looking mushroom is actually considered a pest.
Grow Mushrooms Easy In A 5 Gallon Bucket
I’ll admit, growing mushrooms can get complicated… but it doesn’t have to be that way. Sometimes it can be dirt simple- and that’s why I love the 5 gallon bucket method. It requires no special skills or previous experience. It requires no expensive and specialized equipment. It can produce a metric whack-ton of fresh mushrooms at home, with little effort. So… are you ready to grow lots of fresh mushrooms at home? Let’s get started!
How To Make A Mushroom Spore Print
Learning how to make a mushroom spore print is an essential skill for any budding mycologist. If you’re interested in foraging for wild mushrooms, spore printing can help identify exactly what mushroom you’ve found. If instead, you’re interested in growing mushrooms from spores, you need to know how to properly collect and store the spores to complete
Growing Mushrooms on Soy Hulls (The Masters Mix)
One of my favorite things about being a dedicated mushroom grower is that I’m constantly learning new things. As soon as I think I have it all figured out, I’ll try something new that changes everything. In fact, the more I learn, the more I realize that there is so much more to learn! A perfect
A Simple Way to Grow Mushrooms Indoors
I’m always looking for simple and effective ways to grow mushrooms at home. You see, I ‘m a bit of a mushroom growing nerd- so I don’t mind going down the rabbit hole to try and find the best growing methods. Unfortunately, that usually involves specialized equipment and techniques that most beginners do not want