How To Find Wild Lion’s Mane (Hericium species)

Lion’s Mane are an easy to identify gourmet and medicinal species that you need to add to your wild foraging repertoire. Typically “Lion’s Mane” refers to Hericium erinaceus, which is the variety that is cultivated for both culinary and medicinal species. But there are two other closely related hericium species that you are much more likely to find when tromping …

The EASY Way To Make Mushroom Grain Spawn At Home

Making grain spawn at home doesn’t have to be that complicated. If you can make spawn yourself, it allows you to grow basically any type of “cultivatable” mushroom you want. Read on to find out how you can make your own grain spawn easily at home without needing too much space, or without the need to invest a bunch of …

Why Cordyceps and Chaga are SUPERSTARS of The Mushroom World

All medicinal mushrooms have polysaccharides, and they are all different shapes. These compounds interact with our bodies in different ways, which is why you can think of each mushroom as having its own “super power.” Other than polysaccharides, mushrooms also contain phenols, sterols, triterpenes and more- which can all benefit our health in different ways. In this article, we highlight …

4 Things You Need To Know If You Use Medicinal Mushrooms

If you’re at all interested in using mushrooms to benefit your health, you should always consider this: Not all mushroom products are created equal. In fact, there can be an enormous difference between products that appear (on the surface) to be equivalent. You need to consider how they are grown, how they are extracted (if at all), and whether or …

How Mushrooms Are Grown Around The World

You might be feeling like you’re stuck at home right now, so I thought it would be fun to try and take you on a little adventure, and to visit some really unique and interesting mushroom farms in South East China, all from the comfort of your own home. Now, I don’t really have enough footage from these farms to …

The 3 Levels Of Mushroom Growing

If you’re just starting to learn about growing mushrooms, the process can seem overwhelming. There is so much to learn! Unfortunately, that can be a turn off for some people who are looking to get into the hobby. The truth is, growing mushrooms can be as simple, or as complicated, as you want it to be. I find it can …