Bulk spawn, plug spawn, extracts, kits, mycogardening supplies, workshops.
“Mushroom Mountain was designed as an interactive farm, teaching the benefits of using fungi and how to protect our environment with mushrooms? We specialize in lectures, field trips, and cultivation workshops”
Online catalog of mushroom spawn, books, and mushroom-growing supplies. Located on "The Farm," a surviving commune from the 60’s.
International Society for Mushroom Science
ISMS seeks to further the cultivation of edible (including medicinal) macrofungi. It is non-political and non-profit making. The objectives of ISMS are the dissemination of information on new developments and the science of mushrooms and to stimulate exchange of new ideas between growers and scientists around the world.”
Penn State Mushroom Spawn Laboratory
In the 1920s, Penn State became the first land-grant college to initiate a comprehensive mushroom research program. Led by internationally recognized scientists and supported by the mushroom industry, the program developed improved composts and production practices that were adopted by growers worldwide. It also helped Pennsylvania retain its leadership in U.S. mushroom production.
Mykoweb cultivation page – Great overview for home cultivation by Terri Marie Beauséjour
Manuals and Articles on Mushroom Cultivation
ATTRA Mushroom Cultivation and Marketing An excellent manual on growing and marketing mushrooms. Very thorough. Highly recommended. The manual is available as a downloadable pdf file. This site recently started charging $4.75 for a print version and $1.99 for digital.
Training Manual on Mushroom Cultivation Technology A 65-page manual from The United Nations Asian Pacific Centre for Agricultural Engineering. Very thorough; covers all aspects of mushroom cultivation; directions for cultivation of several species of mushroom; extensive references.
Growing Mushrooms with Hydrogen Peroxide Manuals available by R.R. Wayne, Ph.D., "The Peroxide Man" A method for Growing Mushrooms with Hydrogen Peroxide, is described in a manual by R.R. Wayne. Answers to frequently asked questions, ordering information for literature and mushroom growing kits, and some ideas for science fair projects on mushrooms are provided.
Ralf Kurtzman’s Oyster Mushroom Cultivation Manual
Site of mushroom cultivation consultant, Ralph Kurtzman. He has an excellent manual for mushroom cultivation in pdf format. It is aimed at providing instruction in oyster mushroom cultivation for small scale commercial production.
Other Mushroom Links
Radical Mycology Radical Mycology is a grassroots organization dedicated to sharing open-source, accessible information on the easiest and most effective means for working with mushrooms and other fungi to increase personal, societal, and ecological resilience.
Fungi for the People, a group of passionate mushroom cultivators working toward environmental and social justice and empowerment. Our mission is to bring the skills of mushroom cultivation and use to a wide audience with the intent to help build resilient and ecologically enhanced relationships.
Mushroom Growers' Newsletter The Mushroom Growers' Newsletter website includes tables of contents, events listing, features from past newsletters, a subscription form and access to other mushroom growing information online.
Eben Bayer: Are mushrooms the new plastic?
An interesting TED talk. Product designer Eben Bayer reveals his recipe for a new, fungus-based packaging material that protects fragile stuff like furniture, plasma screens -- and the environment.
The North American Mycological Association (NAMA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. NAMA is committed to the promotion of scientific and educational activities related to fungi. NAMA supports the protection of natural areas and their biological integrity. We advocate the sustainable use of mushrooms as a resource and endorse responsible mushroom collecting that does not harm the fungi or their habitats.