Mushroom Beta-glucans

Mushroom Beta-glucans

Mushroom beta-glucans are long-chains of saccharides (sugars) and therefore fall under the umbrella term polysaccharides, meaning “many sugars”. Polysaccharides are found throughout nature and beta-glucans are not exclusive to mushrooms but also found...

The Basic Process of Growing Mushrooms

One of the questions I get asked by friends and family is how mushrooms are grown and I often don’t know where to start. Most people, in my experience, think the process is similar to growing plants or vegetables but, in many ways, mushroom cultivation is a lot...
How to make mushroom mycelium

How to make mushroom mycelium

Cultivating mycelium is the starting point for growing mushrooms but how do you make and grow mycelium? There are two ways to grow mycelium from a mushroom: Creating mycelium from mushroom fruiting body Creating mycelium from mushroom spores Creating mycelium from...
Mushroom Fruiting body or Mycelium?

Mushroom Fruiting body or Mycelium?

In terms of which contains the most potent or beneficial active compounds the debate between mushroom fruiting body (and its extracts) and mycelium is somewhat complex. According to renowned mycologist Paul Stamets, the mycelium is the better choice, however…...
What Dosage is Right?

What Dosage is Right?

This article may be a little disappointing for you but stick around until the end and hopefully you will be better informed to make the right discission for you. The reason why I anticipate a level of disappointment is because we humans have been conditioned to like...
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