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ABOUT EXTRACTS

Did you know that mushrooms should not be consumed raw and that the optimal way to incorporate them into your diet is either in the form of a functional food or as an extract? Raw mushrooms, with their chitinous cell walls, are indigestible to most humans. So, in order to access mushroom nutraceuticals, mushroom [...]

2020-06-14T20:20:05+00:00May 25th, 2020|

HOW OUR MUSHROOMS ARE GROWN, HARVESTED AND MADE INTO EXTRACTS.

In an ideal world, it would be amazing to step out into a pristine forest and simply forage for our mushrooms, clean and dry them and prepare them as we wish. Mushroom “farming” began as a way to ensure a consistent and sustainable supply of our favourite fungi. In [...]

2020-05-25T10:16:36+00:00May 22nd, 2020|

HOW TO INSERT THE NECKS, CAPS AND ISOTHERM TO A GROW BAG

Fill  substrate into the grow bag and then add the neck as indicated in Fig.1 to the top of the bag. Fold the plastic over the opening and secure with a rubber band. (Fig 2) Click  the cap into the opening in a way that allows the base of the cap to slide over [...]

2020-05-25T16:40:43+00:00Mar 24th, 2020|

MUSHROOMS AND LIGHT

Contrary to popular belief, most mushrooms require light to in order to develop properly and true to form. Mushrooms use light in different wavelengths to manufacture vitamin D and to develop their unique colours and compounds. Here is a picture from our grow room - of a Cordyceps militaris crop that was not exposed [...]

2020-06-14T20:17:45+00:00Mar 11th, 2019|