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The process of indoor shiitake cultivation on supplemented sawdust is discussed below. These steps take you from substrate preparation and strain selection, to the filling of bags with supplemented sawdust.
This article is the second part of a two-part series on growing shiitake mushrooms in bags from a professional’s standpoint. Check out part-one if you want to read from the start. Below we start on step #5 of the process for how to grow shiitake mushrooms in bags. This is a commercial strategy used for indoor shiitake mushroom cultivation.
When are shiitake mushrooms ready to harvest? How about how to dry shiitake mushrooms so you can keep them longer dried than they would last fresh?
Today we are continuing our series on shiitake mushroom growing.
Lion’s mane can be grown at home with our kits or spawn. Lion’s mane can also be found outdoors growing in the wild, although it is not always easy to find in abundance.
Oyster mushroom spores are found in our sawdust and grain spawn bags. You can use these bags to grow your own oyster mushrooms on a variety of scales, from small to large, as a hobbyist or professional. We provide an array of oyster mushroom strains in a colorful variety which you can see in our online store.
Why do you want to use lion’s mane? Below are a bunch of reasons why we love lion’s mane. We provide some information relating to extracts, as we offer a lion’s mane tincture to our customers. We also provide an array of lion’s mane spawn which can be used to grow lion’s mane indoors or out on a variety of scales.
Here at Fungi Ally, we provide an entire line of mushroom blocks for sale. Our mushroom blocks come ready-to-fruit, so you can begin growing your own gourmet mushrooms at home as soon as your blocks arrive.
Are mushrooms bad for you? It’s a hard generalized question to answer easily and simply. For instance, there are some poisonous mushrooms that exist in the world that are deadly to human consumption, and a bunch of other poisonous mushrooms that are not fatal when eaten but they might make you feel like death. The destroying angel (Amanita bisporigera) or the death cap (Amanita phalloides) can be fatal when ingested. However, the vast majority of mushrooms are not poisonous, and there are many among these that are edible and delicious. I will discuss this further down below.
Can you eat mushroom stems? It’s a question that many fungiphiles have posed to us. The reality is that some mushroom stems are edible while others are not. In fact, the stem is the most desired part in regards to some mushrooms while others it is the least desired.
Shiitake mushroom spores are found in our sawdust and grain spawn bags. You can use these bags to grow your own shiitake mushrooms on a variety of scales, from small to large, as a hobbyist or professional.
An oyster mushroom starter kit is a great way to learn about growing mushrooms. You get to experience the entire process from start to finish without having to embark on the delicate procedure of inoculation.
Why try a mycelium grow kit? There is a lot to discover and learn in the process of working with mycelium, and it will lead to some amazing mushroom harvests. Mycelium is a beneficial organism that acts as a carbon storage facility. In the wild the mycelium will reinvest the carbon into plants that are in its environment. It is also the place where the mushroom begins. Mushrooms form in the mycelial network.
Learn how many calories in mushrooms so you can better understand what you are eating and how it impacts your overall health Have you ever wondered, “How many calories in mushrooms?” If so, you are not alone. We decided to develop this article to shed some light on...
Have you ever wondered, “How long are mushrooms good for?” If so, you are not alone. The answer to this inquiry depends on the specific mushroom in question How long are mushrooms good for? Well, it depends on a few things. Are the mushrooms fresh or dried? What kind...
The diverse oyster mushroom comes in many shapes, sizes, and colors. It can be an extremely beautiful mushroom coming in grey, blue, yellow, and pink, but also has a GREAT taste. The common name oyster covers a wide range of species which allows it to have such diversity. Several oysters grow wild here in Massachusetts but tend to get bugs in them when growing outside. If you are interested in how to cook oyster mushrooms, then you’ve come to the right place.
The chestnut mushroom is complex. Not just in taste, but also in its confusion. This mushroom, also known as Pholiota Adiposa, has been mistakenly referred to as the agaricus bisporus many times because of its shape and color. The agaricus bisporus is most regularly known as the button mushroom, baby bella, crimini, or portobello mushroom. However, it is important to mention that these mushrooms are in the same family as the Nameko mushroom. And more importantly, chestnut mushrooms taste differently than the common button mushroom, but we’ll get more into that below.
There are a variety of ways to grow your own mushrooms at home or commercially. Some of the most popular methods involve the use of logs or mushroom spawn bags. Suppliers of these spawn bags typically produce a variety of strain options and some even utilize a multitude of substrates.
Oyster mushrooms can be grown in a variety of ways, including the use of our oyster mushroom kit. We share some of the popular methods below for cultivating oyster mushrooms. These examples include some easy-to-do methods for home cultivation, as well as some professional-grade methods if you are hoping to grow larger amounts of mushrooms for a commercial environment.
Interested in growing mushrooms for the first time but feel unsure or intimidated by the process? There not much room for worry with our mushroom grow kits. We make the entire process of growing your own mushrooms easy, and you can do it from the comfort of your own home.
When it comes to mushroom varieties, most people are familiar with Agaricus bisporus, which is the scientific name for the common button mushroom, crimini, and portobello mushrooms.