The How To Grow Mushrooms Course

You’ll get a vocab lesson on all of the terms you’ll need to know to be fluent in growing your own fungi.

Key Takeaways:

  • Get an introduction to the anatomy of a mushroom
  • Learn the basic cultivation terminology we’ll use throughout the course
  • Plus, get an in-depth mycology glossary

In this episode, we outline the supplies you’ll need for inoculation and subsequent steps of the grow process.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn the difference between spore syringes and sport prints
  • Access a supply list with links to our favorite suppliers
  • Find out our favorite vendors for purchasing spores

Here you’ll learn how to “plant” your spores, or inoculate your substrate—the first step in the mushroom cultivation process.

Key Takeaways:

  • Set up a sterile environment
  • Begin the grow process by inoculating your substrate
  • Practice patience as your mycelium colonizes

During this episode we show you how to make your bulk substrate for your fruiting chamber (a.k.a. terrarium or monotub).

Key Takeaways:

  • Get the DB-approved bulk substrate recipe
  • Mix and pasteurize your bulk substrate
  • Prepare your fruiting chamber

Here you can place an explanation or answer to the questIn this episode, we show you how to finish setting up your fruiting chamber by transferring your colonized mycelium from the instant rice bags into the terrarium.

Key Takeaways:

Transfer your colonized mycelium

Learn the difference between bruising and contamination

Craft the ideal grow environment

Get best practices for misting and fanningion.

You’ll learn what to expect when your mushrooms begin to fruit. We also describe some common possible contaminants to look out for.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn about pinning
  • Monitor your first flush
  • Familiarize yourself with common types of mold

In the final episode, we harvest our mushrooms and dry them.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn when and how to pick your shrooms
  • Understand why and how to dry your shrooms
  • Find the best way to store shrooms long-term
  • Learn how to “dunk” your mycelium for another “flush”