Blogs

The blogs section provides information to the hobbyists. From the simplest subjects, to the more challenging ones, the hobbyist can find good amount of knowledge in this section.

The blogs provided apply to most wood eating edible or medicinal mushrooms. The information provided in the blogs are from real life experiences and have been field tested successfully with popular mushrooms such as shiitake, oyster, reishi, lion’s mane and the like…

Mushroomhobby will keep adding information about different type of mushrooms. Information is shared with hobbyists as information is gathered from real life experiences, mistakes and successful stories into the fun world of growing medicinal and edible mushrooms. 

How to use liquid culture

Mycelium In Liquid Format. First of all lets talk about what liquid culture is. Simply put, liquid culture is mycelium ...
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Lion Mane

Hericium: The Memory Mushroom? Hericium erinaceus (also called lion's mane, bearded tooth, monkey head, satyr's beard, bearded hedgehog or pom pom mushroom among many ...
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Yellow Oyster Mushroom

An Eye Catching Mushroom The yellow oyster (Pleurotus citrinopileatus) is one of the most spectacular gourmet mushrooms. It usually forms ...
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King Oyster Mushroom

The King of Oysters? Oyster mushrooms come in different forms and colors. The king oyster with its grayish tones is ...
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How to use grain spawn

Too Much... Too Little? We are often asked by our hobbyist friends how to properly use the grain spawn they ...
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Oyster in bags or buckets

Oyster in Bags or Buckets? Growing oyster mushrooms in bags or in buckets is pretty straightforward and not much is ...
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Custom jar lids

Making Jar Management Easy The picture on the left is a jar of mycelium. We want to protect it from ...
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Preparing HWFP

Hard Wood Fuel Pellets, aka. HWFP So what is HWFP? In few simple words, it is compact sawdust. As opposed ...
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Blue Oyster Mushroom

The Good Beginner Mushroom The blue oyster mushroom (pleurotus ostreatus var. columbinus) is a forgiving, fun to grow, fun to ...
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Wheat straw

Straw bags

Wheat Straw For Oyster Mushrooms One of the best substrates to fruit oyster mushrooms is wheat straw. It is readily available ...
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