Category: Grow Mushrooms
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
Mushroom Growing Kits – Complete Guide, Reviews and Top Picks
Buying a mushroom growing kit is by far the easiest way to start growing mushrooms at home. That’s because edible mushroom grow kits are totally beginner friendly- requiring almost no special skills, tools, or other equipment. Other than the mushroom kit itself, you probably already have everything you need at home. These easy to use
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 Grow Oyster Mushrooms
Looking to grow Oyster Mushrooms? You’ve come to the right place! This guide will show you everything you need to know to start growing Oyster mushrooms- whether you’re looking to grow as a hobby, or have aspirations to start a small farm. So- you’ve decided that you want to try and grow mushrooms… That’s awesome!
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
How To Grow Mushrooms On Logs And Stumps With Plug Spawn
Growing mushrooms on logs is a fun and low maintenance way to enjoy fresh mushrooms at home. Even if you only have a small backyard, log-grown mushrooms can be a fun and fruitful addition to your urban landscape. Any hardwood loving species can be grown on logs. That includes Shiitake, Oysters, Reishi, and even Lion’s
Grower Profile: Bottle Farm Mastery at Mycopia
I knew I was in for a treat as soon as I pulled into the parking lot of Mycopia Mushrooms, a venerable oasis of fungi located in California’s bay area. For a mushroom grower like myself, there is no greater thrill than the anticipation of touring a mushroom farm – especially one so impressive as