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Many people ask about how to cultivate oyster mushrooms at home. Oyster mushrooms are some of the easiest mushrooms to grow, so trying them at home is a great option for beginners who are new to the world of mushroom cultivation.
What is the most profitable mushroom to grow and sell? Some mushrooms listed below have an extremely high value and can be sold very profitably. Most people are familiar with button mushrooms which cost $4/lb in the grocery store but amazingly some mushroom species are sold for over 100X this. Cultivating these mushrooms is a little more difficult but it can be done if you want to find a more profitable mushroom to grow. Four highly priced mushrooms are
All mushrooms are located in the kingdom fungi. There are three factors that characterize a fungus: One, the cell walls are made of Chitin. Two, the mode of digestion is absorption. And three, they are heterotrophic.
Let’s take a look at cordyceps sinensis vs militaris so we can get a better grasp on the world of cordyceps mushrooms and their relationship with humans In the discussion of cordyceps sinensis vs militaris, let’s begin by looking at the concept of saprophytic...
Discover tips for cordyceps mushroom growing, including strain recommendations and info for inoculation, incubation, pinning, fruiting, and harvesting Cordyceps cultivation is actually an easier method of cultivation than most specialty mushrooms. The difficult parts...
It is important to recognize the truth behind cordyceps health benefits: That there is promise from these mushrooms but more human tests need to be conducted Before diving into the medicinal research and cordyceps health benefits, and the important factors to...
Cordyceps is a mushroom that is EXPLODING in popularity in the United States for both cultivation and consumption. More and more cordyceps can be found as a supplement in coops and other grocery stores. Social media is filled with people trying to figure out how to cultivate cordyceps. So the team at Fungi Ally decided to take a look and see if we could contribute to the research and information coming out around this mushroom.
Interested mycophiles often ask, “what is cordyceps mushroom all about?” Today I am going through some of the history associated with two popular strains of cordyceps What is cordyceps? Cordyceps is a genus of mushrooms located in the ascomycota phylum. The latin name...
Is growing mushrooms a profitable farming endeavor? Current models of small scale sustainable farming are difficult to make economically viable. It is really a lifestyle choice to decide to farm for a profession. Does a mushroom business profit margin fare better than other crops? Well it depends on a lot of factors. In this article we are going to discuss the major points that influence a mushroom business profit margin.
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.