Category Archives: Mushroom Growing

Social Distancing Series-How to prepare your substrate

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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

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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 […]

Study: Eating Mushrooms Prevents Cancer Growth in Middle-Aged Men

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Eating Mushrooms Prevents Cancer Growth in Middle-Aged Men, according to a recent study This week in mushroom news we are looking at the long term health benefits of mushrooms for middle-aged men. A study of middle-aged men found results that suggest that the consumption of mushrooms prevents cancer growth. Recent studies suggest that the consumption […]

Holy Shiitake! – A Guide for Growing Shiitake Mushrooms

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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 […]

Breaking barriers with Pine mushrooms

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Breaking Barriers with Pine Mushrooms Back in April 2018, cold noodles were all the rage as a result of the exchange of the noodles at the first Korean Summit in over a decade. September of that same year saw a second summit that resulted in more food exchanges. 200 tons of tangerines were gifted from […]

Get to know your Mushroom Substrates

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All About Mushroom Substrates One of the first things you do when creating your mushroom growing kit is to collect your equipment. Depending on your preferred mushroom choice you could need a variety of different items from bags and/or trays to inoculation guns and scalpels, but the one thing that every mushroom grower needs is […]

Growing Morel Mushrooms

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Growing Morel Mushrooms Growing gourmet mushrooms is an easy task to undertake if you have a mind to. Once you have the right mushroom growing supplies and cultures it is just a matter of a little bit of elbow grease and some patience. Of course, there are always exceptions to the rule. Take the morel […]

All About Oyster Mushrooms–historically delicious, consistently beautiful, easy to grow

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All About Oyster Mushrooms The oyster mushroom. Pleurotus. This common edible mushroom, most often found in its gray form, actually has 202 species of edible mushrooms in the family. One of the easier mushroom varieties to farm, the oyster mushroom has become a home grower favorite.  Requiring very little investment when making your mushroom growing kit, the […]

How to Start Growing Mushrooms

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How to Start Growing Mushrooms  Getting started growing mushrooms couldn’t be easier. The right mushroom growing supplies and a little bit of patience are all you need to start enjoying your own, home cultivated mushrooms in no time at all. So, where to start? 1. Spawns and Substrates You’ll first need spawn to start your […]

The Portobello Mushroom Story

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All About Portobello Mushrooms Did you know that Portobello/Portabello mushrooms used to be considered junk mushrooms? These, along with their miniature counterparts the Cremini/Baby Bellas? It’s true! The original brown Agaricus bisporus lost favor back in 1926 when a Pennsylvania farmer discovered a bright white strain. That strain became the White Button mushroom. The bright […]

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