May
15
2019
Benedict Noel

The Mushroom Guide Part 4: preparing fruiting substrate for shiitake mushrooms

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Posted May 15 2019 by Benedict Noel of The Mushroom Guide
Why grow shiitake mushrooms? Here's why!

In Part 4 of The Mushroom Guide with Benedict Noel, learn how to create your own bags of fruiting substrate for shiitake mushrooms, using sawdust, bran and a pressure cooker. Read more …

May
7
2019
Benedict Noel

The Mushroom Guide Part 3: harvesting shiitake mushroom blocks

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Posted May 7 2019 by Benedict Noel of The Mushroom Guide
Harvesting shiitake mushroom blocks on newspaper

In Part 3 of The Mushroom Guide, Benedict Noel enjoys the fruits of his labour harvesting shiitake mushroom blocks, as he continues his step-by-step tutorial. Read more …

Apr
25
2019
Benedict Noel

The Mushroom Guide Part 2: fruiting shiitake mushroom blocks

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Posted Apr 25 2019 by Benedict Noel of The Mushroom Guide
Fruiting shiitake mushrooms the low-tech way - in a bucket!

We learn how to fruit shiitake mushroom blocks with Benedict Noel of The Mushroom Guide. It’s possible to grow shiitake mushrooms with very little equipment. If you’re a novice, this is the best place to start. Read more …

Apr
16
2019
Benedict Noel

The Mushroom Guide Part 1: why grow shiitake mushrooms?

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Posted Apr 16 2019 by Benedict Noel of The Mushroom Guide
Why grow shiitake mushrooms? Here's why!

No garden? No problem! In the first of a new series from the Mushroom Guide, Benedict Noel considers why shiitake mushrooms make a great starting point for anyone new to mushroom growing, particularly in an urban environment. Read more …

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