GROWING

We offer a lot of help on how to grow mushrooms. Here is a breakdown of what is covered in the GROWING menu – you’ll see these headings in the drop-down menu of GROWING.

Growing oyster mushrooms is easy.

Growing oyster mushrooms is easy.

EXOTIC & GOURMET MUSHROOMS 

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

SPAWN & SUBSTRATE

  • Here we give our Mushrush recommendations for substrates.
  • Explain how much spawn to substrate you will need to grow exotic or gourmet mushrooms.
  • How and where to buy spawn.

 

Shop here for a variety of high quality spawn.

Shop here for a variety of high quality spawn.

FIRST TIME MUSHROOM GROWER

  • Questions are answered about mushroom cultures , mushroom spawn and mushroom fruit.
  • Spawn and substrate mix ratios.
  • How to store spawn.
  • How to buy spawn.

MUSHROOM GROWING PROCESS

  • Images of the mushroom growing process.
  • Basic mushroom terminology.
Growing mushrooms at home.

Growing mushrooms at home.

MUSHROOM GROW KITS

  • What a mushroom grow kit or mushroom grow log looks like.
  • 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