The Human-Fungi Partnership:

the human-fungi partnership

Tackling Environmental Issues at the Root Humans have been the main driver of environmental problems that are facing the Earth today. We have been using natural resources at an unprecedented rate and our actions have led to deforestation, pollution, and climate change. These issues have consequences that are not only affecting the natural world but […]

Why Genetics Are Important In Mushroom Cultivation

why genetics are so important in mushroom cultivation. Double Helix DNA on Blue Background

Why Genetics Matter in Mushroom Cultivation Are you having trouble achieving the desired fruitbody development and yields in your mushroom cultivation efforts? Genetics could be the cause. Genes contain the genetic code that determines the structure and function of an organism, including the sequence of amino acids in proteins. Proteins are responsible for nearly all […]

Grain Spawn vs Sawdust Spawn

grain spawn vs sawdust spawn

I see a lot of confusion when it comes to Grain Spawn vs Sawdust Spawn. The title of the blog is a bit misleading because this isn’t a competition of pros and cons to find out which is better. Grain spawn and sawdust spawn are both important in the arena of mushroom cultivation. You almost […]

Basic Mycology Terms

Basic Mycology Terms. The path to knowledge.

Below is a list of Basic Mycology Terms that mushroom cultivators should take the time to learn and understand. If you’re looking for acronyms & abbreviations click here. Agar – A gelatin-like product extracted from red seaweed. Used to solidify culture media in Petri dishes and culture slants.  Autoclave – An apparatus used for sterilizing […]

Mycology Acronyms & Abbreviations

Mycology Acronyms & Abbreviations

Mycology Acronyms & Abbreviations to help you along on your mushroom journey. If you notice there isn’t one listed that you think should be please send us an email at [email protected] and let us know. We would love to hear from you. • BE – Biological Efficiency Biological Efficiency is a calculation to demonstrate how […]