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Fun Fungal Folklore

Fairies, Fungus, Mushrooms, Folklore

For those of us in the know, the world of mushrooms is a fun and fascinating place. This, however, was not always so. Superstition and mystery has always surrounded the subject of fungi. Today, let’s look at some fun fungal folklore of days gone by… Shakespeare In 1611 Shakespeare wrote of the unnerving way of […]

Fun Fungal Jargon every Amateur Mycologist should know

mushroom lexicon, mycology terms, fungus, mushrooms, mycology

Fancy yourself a mycologist, a mycophile, or just a mycophagists? Whether you grow, study, collect, or simply consume, it is important to have a solid grip on the vernacular associated with the great wide mushroom kingdom. So, let’s look at some of the fun and interesting terms you might want to know. Fungus “A fungus […]

Fun Facts about Fungi and the world of Mushrooms

fungus, mushroom, toadstool, forest, mushroom forest

As most folks look towards the sunny warmth and rainy days or spring and summer we start to long for all things green and growing. Whether you are an avid gardener or walker of the woods, chances are most of us are just itching for the touch and smell of warm, moist earth, new growth […]

Social Distancing Series-How to prepare your substrate

wheat straw, oyster mushrooms, substrate

Welcome back for the second installment of our #SocialDistancing Series in response to Covid-19. This week’s Social Distancing lesson is going to be about sterilizing substrates. A crucial step in growing a successful crop, sterilizing and preparing your substrate is the very first step in getting growing. Step 1: Choose your substrate As stated in […]

Social Distancing Series-Building a Mushroom Grow Kit

grow mushrooms at home

In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, Myco Supply wanted to encourage a new generation of potential mushroom growers to become a bit more self-reliant during social distancing by mastering the basics of home mushroom growing. In this first post we are going to review what the average home grower would need to build their […]

How to Preserve Mushrooms

how to preserve mushrooms

So, you have grown your first batch of mushrooms. Now what? Preserving your mushroom harvest is an essential part of the mushroom growing experience. With the right tools and a little time, you will be able to enjoy your harvest for months to come. What is the best way to preserve your mushrooms? Saving mushrooms […]

Holy Shiitake! – A Guide for Growing Shiitake Mushrooms

growing shiitake mushrooms

Follow this guide to learn tips for growing shiitake mushrooms Once upon a time, there was a little mushroom. He grew on the fallen trees in the forests of Asia. Then, one day, humans discovered him living among the wood and learned of all the amazing and wonderful things they could do with him. They […]

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