Mushroom Information

  • Mushroom Science Experiments - Tissue Cultures

    After you've finished harvesting your mushrooms, you might be wondering what to do now? Oyster mushrooms lend themselves to tissue cultures, a fun ...
  • Using a Spent Grow Block for Compost

    You've cared for your mushroom grow block, maybe you've even attempted to grow a second flush of mushrooms! Now what? What do you do with this ten...
  • Ideal Mushroom Growing Conditions: Tips and Tricks

    Follow these tips to grow the freshest, best tasting mushrooms out there! Growing mushrooms at home is only fun when done correctly, so follow along to find out how!
  • Growing a Second Flush of Mushrooms

    Want to get more out of your grow kit than just one flush of mushrooms? Read more to learn how to grow a second or even third flush of mushrooms.
  • Common Mistakes When Growing Mushrooms At Home

    Growing mushrooms at home is an exciting activity when done properly. A few mistakes when growing mushrooms at home include waiting to start the grow kit, keeping the grow block in an area with little air flow, not misting it enough, and taking care of the block incorrectly. You'll want to avoid these mistakes in order to grow the tastiest mushrooms!
  • Holiday Shipping of Grow Kits... No Crystal Ball

    We're receiving a lot of inquiries from customers wanting to know the optimal time to order a grow kit to have shipped for the holidays, so we th...
  • Is Growing Mushrooms at Home Weird?

    Growing mushrooms at home may be a foreign idea to you, but don't worry we've got all the info and tips to help. Growing mushrooms at home is an exciting process, gives you the freshest 'shrooms out there, doable for people with all levels of mushroom knowledge, and completely safe.
  • How to Store Mushrooms

    How do I store fresh mushrooms? How do I clean my mushrooms? The best way to keep your mushrooms fresh is by storing them in a paper or cloth bag in the fridge, they need plenty of breathing room. Only spot clean mushrooms with a damp paper towel! Don't store them in a closed container.
  • What are the Health Benefits of Shiitake Mushrooms?

    Shiitake mushrooms are a usual family favorite for their versatility in recipes. They are low in calorie and nutrient dense, making them a power fo...
  • What are the Health Benefits of Oyster Mushrooms?

    There's a reason Asian cultures have appreciated oyster mushrooms for thousands of years. For a plant, they're high in protein, many vegans love su...
  • How to Harvest Shiitake Mushrooms

    Are my shiitake mushrooms ready to harvest?  Shiitakes are ready to harvest when their caps have opened to the point where you can see the gills on...
  • Life Cycle of a Mushroom

    How exactly does a mushroom grow? Are spores seeds? What is mycelium?