How to grow mushrooms from A to Z

Transcript Are you wondering what steps are needed and what has to come together to grow mushrooms? Then this video is for you. Everything starts with the mushroom itself or, to be more exact, with the mushroom species. Currently, there are more than 3,000 edible mushroom species known. Of which 100 can be economically cultivated. … Continue reading How to grow mushrooms from A to Z

Don’t start a mushroom farm before watching this!

https://youtu.be/h7ztzGkRaV0 Transcript Start with the end in mind Starting with the end in mind means that you should get clear about what you want out of this endeavor before you choose to go all-in. What should it look like at the end of the day? Do you want to grow mushrooms for fun, meaning just … Continue reading Don’t start a mushroom farm before watching this!

Knowing these metrics will help you to run your mushroom farm.

https://youtu.be/YUgDMMnARcQ Transcript Knowing the main metrics will improve your understanding of growing mushrooms if you are just starting out with mushroom cultivation. Besides, these metrics will also help you to be successful in the long run. When it comes to measuring the health of your mycelium, the following two metrics – mycelium growth measured in … Continue reading Knowing these metrics will help you to run your mushroom farm.

Warning Letter from the Food & Drug Administration | Are mushrooms medicinal?

https://youtu.be/1pUGlLBhTsc Transcript Dear Mr. This letter is to advise you that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.) reviewed your website at https ... in November 2020 and has determined that you take orders there for the products Cordyceps Militaris, Reishi, and ...  The claims on your website establish that the products are drugs under … Continue reading Warning Letter from the Food & Drug Administration | Are mushrooms medicinal?

Where to find Morels in the US | With Map

https://youtu.be/eRSVJRxPaU0 Transcript Today's video is for all the morels lovers out there. The following map of the US shows the location of morels found by people who provided this information voluntarily to the owner of the site. The data are categorized by month and year which can be selected on the left-hand side. The first … Continue reading Where to find Morels in the US | With Map

What are All-in-One Grow bags?

https://youtu.be/0mG2ZTYxMMg Transcript You asked me about my thoughts about All-in-one grow bags. If you have not heard about them, let me bring us all on the same page by talking first about the standard process of cultivating mushrooms. I then will talk about ready-to-grow blocks and then go into the all-in-one bags. The standard process … Continue reading What are All-in-One Grow bags?

How to Start a Mushroom Business | The 3-step Approach

3-Step Approach

https://youtu.be/dzOlV3shKgk Transcription Today, I want to share with you why in my opinion, the 3-step-approach is the best way to start growing mushrooms and how it saves you time and money by making fewer mistakes and, therefore, speed up your learning curve. The 3-step-approach is a concept I introduced in my first video about the … Continue reading How to Start a Mushroom Business | The 3-step Approach

Cardboard as a substrate: What to expect?

https://youtu.be/mAwvD3aii9A Transcript In 2018 the United States produced over 67 million tons of paper and paperboard waste. According to the EPA, 68% of this waste got recycled, around 6% got burned to produce electricity, and roughly 26% find its way to the landfill. To address this issue, I want to talk about a research paper … Continue reading Cardboard as a substrate: What to expect?

Finding the right culture media

Substrate - Finding the right culture media

Before we as mushroom farmers can grow mushrooms, we have to cultivate our mushroom strains first. This could be done by a company from which we buy our spawn or culture media, or we prepare the culture media ourselves. The type of culture media you or the company chooses determines the quality of the strain … Continue reading Finding the right culture media

How your cropping container can impact your mushroom yield

Influence of your cropping container

In today's article, I want to address the influence of your cropping or substrate container on the yield and the size of your mushroom. Type of substrate container When it comes to the cultivation of mushrooms, many kinds of cropping containers can be used. This is especially true for small mushroom farmers. You can use … Continue reading How your cropping container can impact your mushroom yield