Mushroom South Africa

FAQ: Basic oyster mushroom production cycle

The basic cycle is -  Substrate preparation - obtaining suitable substrate, drying and grinding the substrate to produce an average particle size of 10mm. Finally pasteurization or sterilization of the substrate. Inoculation - introduction…
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FAQ: can I grow different species of mushrooms in the same room?

FAQ: can I grow different species of mushrooms in the same room? Short answer is yes. Long answer, the species you can grow effectively in the same room, will depend on each species climatic requirements.  I have found that shiitake…
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oyster mushroom growing and lime pasteurization

The lime soak method relies on 4 key principles: Quality spawn using low magnesium hydrated lime - in South Africa marketed as "Water purifying lime" keeping the pH of the lime soak solution above 12 all through the soak period …
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Black truffles: season 2018

Let the season begin, black truffles are coming. That was June, now in July 2018 a truffle farmer near Wakkerstroom in Mpumalanga province has found black truffles.  The price for 2018 season truffles is approximately R15 000/kg, so…
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Change your life

By looking at the bigger picture - the invisible threads that shape our ecosystems functioning - Neil changed his life in 2005 and  mine in 2007. We like to think that we are doing our bit today - sharing with the world the magnificence…

Space needed to grow mushrooms

We are frequently asked 'How much room do I need to grow mushrooms'? To keep yourself supplied with our oyster, shiitake and king oyster mushrooms, then all you need is a space as big as a shower. If you're wanting to sell mushrooms to…

Ganoderma find

This beautiful Ganoderma (Reishi) mushroom was spotted in Rwanda. For Reishi health benefits read more...https://mushrush.co.za/red-reishi-ganoderma-lucidum/
Bees wax for shiitake logs

Shiitake grain spawn and dowels

🍄 FAQ - Sandra just want to check - if i order Shiitake Spawn can i drill holes and put them in logs? 👍Yes you can. Then seal them with bees wax.https://mushrush.co.za/product/shiitake-mushroom-spawn-2kg-bag/ Shiitake grain spawn…
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MUSHROOMS - NUTRITIONAL VALUE

MEDICINAL MUSHROOM There is so much to say about the nutritional and medicinal (including preventative) properties of mushrooms. Reishi works to adjust and fine tune the immune system, restoring immune…
Red reishi mushroom tincture

ADAPTOGEN

RED REISHI MUSHROOMS (Ganoderma lucidum) are ADAPTOGENS and have a positive effect on your health and well being. WHAT IS AN ADAPTOGEN? Increases the body's resistance to adverse influences (like stress), by a wide variety of physical,…
ORGANIC REISHI

A-Z OF RED REISHI

The many health benefits of Red Reishi AIDS ALZHEIMER'S AGING (ANTI-AGING): Preliminary studies show that Reishi facilitates the restoration of the body’s organs & functioning. ALLERGIES  ANTI-INFLAMMATORY …
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Chlorophyllum mushrooms looking very edible - but BEWARE!!

Chlorophyllum mushrooms looking very edible - but BEWARE!!