On all the listed books, I got my hands on. I learned a lot by reading and studying them. Still, until this day, I read them and using them as a reference within my articles.


Paul Stamets is well-known throughout the industry as a leading mushroom mycologist. He is the founder of Fungi Perfecti and co-director and founder of the Rainforest Mushroom Genome and Mycodiversity.

He wrote several books which I can highly recommend to you.

Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms (4.7 stars on Amazon)

The goto book for everyone who starts growing mushrooms. There is nothing else to say about this book.


The Mushroom Cultivator: A Practical Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home (4.7 stars on Amazon)

This book complements the book I just mentioned. If you are just starting out then you should definitely consider buying it.


Mycelium Running: How Mushroom Can Help Save the World (4.8 stars on Amazon)

I first came across this book while visiting my first mushroom farm back in 2015 in Brazil. It is definitely a great read.


If you want to dig deeper into the topic of mycoremediation than I can recommend the following book by Harbajan Singh to you. Singh has a Ph.D. in environmental engineering and is also a Registered Environmental Professional by the National Registry of Environmental Professionals.

Mycoremediation: Fungal Bioremediation (5 stars on Amazon)

I got my hands on this book during my research on mycoremediation. It is an absolutely fantastic topic to study and you need a starting point. I choose to start my journey with this book.


Another great book about mushroom cultivation is the book Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation by Tradd Cotter. Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener. He is the founder of Mushroom Mountain. His primary interest is in low-tech and no-tech cultivation strategies.

Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation: Simple to Advanced and Experimental Techniques for Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation. #1 Best Seller (4.8 stars on Amazon)

His explanations are simple and straight to the point. No BS. I learned a lot from this book and still using it.


The next book written by Shu-Tin Chang and Philip G. Miles is an in-depth book about mushroom cultivation. Chang is from the Department of Biology of The Chinese University of Hong Kong while Miles works at the Biological Sciences Department of the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Mushrooms: Cultivation, Nutritional Value, Medicinal Effect, and Environmental Impact (3.1 stars on Amazon)

I use this book for my articles on a regular base as a reference as well as a resource.


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