A stipe is the stem or stalk-like structure supporting the cap of a mushroom. Fungi that have stipes are said to be stipitate.Read More →

Cordyceps is a group of fungi consisting of more that 400 different known species. Most of them are parasitic and mainly insects as their hosts, though there are some that attack other fungi. They are extensively used in traditional Chinese medicine and initial research in their pharmacological components show that someRead More →

They are a group of fungi that form fruiting bodies with pores or tubes on the underside of their cap instead of the gills seen in most commercially cultivated edible mushrooms. Polypores are also called bracket fungi, and their woody fruiting bodies are called conks. Ganoderma Lucidum or the Reishi mushroom is a well knowRead More →

Spores are the “seeds,” of Mushrooms. They are microscopic, dust like particles that are released from a mushrooms gills or pores.Read More →

Mushrooms that are parasitic get their nutrition from the living tissues of other plants or fungi, sometimes killing them in the process. An example of this would be Reishi Mushroom.Read More →

Mushrooms that are mycorrhizal are involved in a symbiotic (mutually beneficial) relationship with the tiny rootlets of plants–usually trees.Read More →

They are the plate like structures arranged on the underside of a Mushroom Cap.Read More →

Mushroom yield is the amount of fresh mushrooms that can be produced with the available space, substrate and other constraints. The larger the yield, the more cost effective is the farm.Read More →

Also refereed to as BE, it is a measure of the effectiveness by which a mushroom species uses its substrate Simply put, if you can obtain 1 kg of Fresh Mushrooms from 1kg of dry substrate, it is considered to be 100% Bio-efficient. Since mushrooms are approximately 90% water andRead More →

A wooden log that has been inoculated with mushroom strain for the purpose of Mushroom CultivationRead More →