GROWING MUSHROOMS

CULTIVATE

We produce spawn (spores/seed) and cultures (live mycelium) of 17 different types of mushrooms. All of which are classified as Superfoods

MOTIVATE

We’re passionate about motivating as many people as possible to grow mushrooms and adopt a healthy and sustainable way of living.

EDUCATE

Our website, workshops and starter kits are designed to educate you on fungi fundamentals and demonstrate low-tech mushroom cultivation systems.

We offer a lot of help on how to grow mushrooms. Here is a breakdown of what is covered in the GROWING menu…

EXOTIC & GOURMET MUSHROOMS

  • Exotic and gourmet mushrooms explained.
  • What you need to consider and research, now that you want to grow your own or farm mushrooms in South Africa.

SPAWN & SUBSTRATE

  • Cultures, Spawn and Substrate terminology explained.
  • Matching mushrooms with substrates
  • How and where to buy spawn.
  • Why quality is important.
  • How to store spawn.
  • Our Mushrush recommendations for substrates.
  • We explain how much spawn to substrate (spawn and substrate mix ratios) you will need to grow exotic or gourmet mushrooms.

FIRST TIME MUSHROOM GROWER

  • Questions are answered about mushroom cultures , mushroom spawn and mushroom fruit.

MUSHROOM GROWING PROCESS

  • Images of the mushroom growing process.
  • Basic mushroom terminology.

MUSHROOM GROW KITS

  • What the difference is between a  mushroom Starter Kit and ready-to-fruit Grow Log
  • How to make a mushroom grow kit or grow log.

GROW SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS

  • Basic help on growing shiitake.
  • Images of shiitake.

GROW OYSTER MUSHROOMS

  • Step-by-step images
  • Oyster growing conditions
  • Rookie ‘Roomer Mushroom Grow Kit

    R1,150.00
  • Gourmet ‘Roomer Mushroom Grow Kit

    R1,790.00
  • Pink oyster mushrooms

    Pink Oyster Mushroom Spawn – 2kg

    R185.00
  • King Oyster Mushroom

    King Oyster Mushroom Spawn – 2kg

    R185.00
  • Red Reishi Extract

    Red Reishi Full Spectrum Extract 500mg: 50ml – 500ml

    R375.00R3,250.00
  • Dried Reishi

    Reishi: Dried and Chopped – 1kg

    R1,495.00
  • Sterile Plastic Petri Dish

    Sterile Plastic Petri Dish – 10 Units

    R35.00
  • Parafilm Laboratory Tape

    Parafilm Roll – 1m

    R35.00