New to mushrooms? You’ve come to the right place.
At FreshCap, we know mushrooms. And we want to share that knowledge with you!
Growing mushrooms can be a ton of fun. But there is so much to learn! Use this page to help navigate your way through the information on the site.
First step- join hundreds of other mushroom growers and sign up to our mailing list! I promise we won’t bug you too much, only when we have something you might be interested in.
- Learn the 7 basic steps to the Mushroom growing process, an outline of what’s involved in mushroom cultivation
- Check out this info graphic, a visual depiction of the different ways you can grow mushrooms.
- Pick up a book on mushroom cultivation. This article goes over some of the best available today.
- Get your feet wet by trying to grow mushrooms from an easy to use kit. Learn how easy it is, and find out what kits you can use in this article.
- Learn how to grow mushrooms using straw, one of the most effective and popular ways to grow mushrooms at home, or at the farm!
- Many gourmet mushrooms grow better on sawdust. Learn how to make supplemented sawdust fruiting blocks to really expand your growing potential.
- Learn all about mushroom grow bags and how you can use them for spawn and fruiting blocks.
- Not all mushrooms are created equal. Learn about the different types of mushrooms, and the special needs and traits of popular species: King Oyster, Pink Oyster, Lions Mane, Blue Oyster and Reishi.
- Learn about different mushroom substrates, and the potential yields and biological efficiencies of different types.
- Learn how to build and use a Shotgun Fruiting Chamber (SGFC) the simplest and easiest mushroom growing environment to make.
- Learn all about what mushrooms needs, and different ways to build a larger mushroom growing room.
- Learn about the different methods you can use to create humidity in a grow room.