We have gourmet mushrooms for sale that can be added to an array of dishes or taken as supplements whenever you’re needing the power of mushrooms
Have you noticed the growth of speciality, gourmet mushrooms in your local food market or farm? The popularity of mushrooms is growing as the value behind them to humans and the environment continues to be understood.
Gourmet mushrooms are also delicious and bring new flavor sensations to a variety of dishes. We have gourmet mushrooms for sale for those of you interested in eating and growing your home.
Gourmet mushrooms for sale: Dried options for you
You are investing in your future self when you buy dried gourmet mushrooms.
You can use dried mushrooms for medicinal teas, tinctures or extracts, and powders, or you can rehydrate them for use in your favorite dish.
The types of dried gourmet mushrooms we currently offer include dried morels, dried shiitake mushrooms, a dried mushroom medley (which includes shiitake, oyster, and lion’s mane), and dried chaga. The latter is less gourmet and typically used as a tea for overall health and well-being.
The dried shiitakes are a favorite to many mushroom lovers. Our shiitakes are sun dried for at least eight hours and then slowly finished at low heat. This allows them to have enhanced levels of vitamin D. The shiitakes have a strong nutty flavor that is a great addition to curries, soups, stews, vegetable dishes and stir fries.
Gourmet mushrooms for sale: You can grow your own at home
Did you know that you can grow gourmet mushrooms at your own home? You can do it inside or outside and you can grow a bunch of different strains.
When considering the overall process of growing gourmet mushrooms, it is worth thinking of the seven stages of cultivation that are laid out by Tradd Cotter is his book Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation. There are various methods for growing gourmet mushrooms and these steps apply to all of them:
- Media preparation
- Full Inhabitation
Of course, growing gourmet mushrooms is easier when you practice a process that works. Visit this article that discusses each of these steps in greater depth. This information will help you grow your own mushrooms at home, or commercially if that is your goal.
Mushroom spawn and grow kits for gourmet mushroom cultivation
It’s true, you can grow your own gourmet mushrooms at home, in your garden, or even commercially.
All of our high-quality spawn is contaminant free and made throughout the year to ensure you receive fresh, pure mushroom mycelium. Here’s a look at the gourmet mushroom spawn options we have available for your growing pleasure.
Grain spawn: Our grain spawn uses tiny millet particles so the mycelium can colonize quickly on the substrate. Grain spawn is best used in applications involving straw, supplemented sawdust, and coffee grounds. We currently offer grain spawn for the following types of mushrooms: shiitake, blue oyster, yellow oyster, pink oyster, lion’s mane, reishi, chestnut, and maitake.
Sawdust spawn: Our sawdust spawn is another fast-colonizing spawn option because of its small particle size. This spawn option is great for including totems, logs, and wood chips. We currently offer sawdust spawn for the following types of mushrooms: shiitake, blue oyster, yellow oyster, pink oyster, wine cap mammoth, lion’s mane, and chestnut.
Plug spawn: Our plug spawn is made from 1” birch dowels that are covered with mushroom mycelium. This spawn is easy to use for beginners and it is great for inoculating stumps or logs. We currently offer plug spawn for growing the following types of mushrooms: shiitake, blue oyster, yellow oyster, maitake, and lion’s mane.
Gourmet mushroom growing kits: Our ready-to-fruit kits are perfect for anyone interested in watching the growth cycle of delicious mushrooms. Our mushroom grow kits will produce pounds of mushrooms throughout multiple flushes, and then can be composted for additional yields. Visit our mushroom grow kit page now to see your options and to watch videos of the grow kits in action.