Commercial Mushroom Cultures
Trusted Commercial Mushroom Varieties
At Fungi Farm, we offer a variety of different mushroom cultures, each one carefully selected and maintained in our laboratory. Our strains are commercially viable, including many varieties that we have personally selected from around the world. We have extensive experience with all of these varieties and can provide guidance for those looking to begin commercial production. Every culture is inspected and tested to ensure there is no contamination prior to shipping. We also offer a variety of nutrient media and guarantee that every culture will be fresh and clean.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out! We're here to help you get started on your journey to commercial mushroom production.
Why choose Fungi Farm?
We have the experience, knowledge, and products you need to get started in commercial mushroom production. Our team is passionate about mushrooms and dedicated to helping our customers succeed.
What are mushroom cultures?
Mushroom cultures are living collections of mycelium, the vegetative part of a fungus. Mycelium is composed of long, branching cells that produce mushrooms. A culture can be grown on its own or used to inoculate substrate, which is then used to grow mushrooms.
What are the benefits of using cultures instead of spawn?
Cultures are used to maintain a pure strain of mushroom mycelium, while spawn is used to transfer mycelium from one substrate to another. Spawn is typically made by inoculating a sterilized substrate with a culture.
What is a mushroom liquid culture?
A mushroom liquid culture is a suspension of mycelium in a liquid nutrient solution.
Do you sell medicinal mushroom cultures?
Of course! We have a wide selection of medicinal mushroom cultures, including some of the most popular varieties.
What is the difference between a culture and a strain?
A culture is a living collection of mycelium, while a strain is a specific variety of mushroom.
Do you sell culture syringes?
Absolutely! We have a variety of culture syringes available for purchase.
What is the difference between a spore print and a culture?
A spore print is a collection of spores from a mushroom
How long do mushroom cultures last?
Mushroom cultures can last for many years with proper care. However, it is recommended to use them within a year for best results.
How should I store my mushroom cultures?
Mushroom cultures should be stored in a cool, dark place. We recommend storing them in the refrigerator or freezer.
How do you collect mushroom culture?
Mushroom culture can be collected from the wild or cultivated from spores. It is typically collected from the stems of mushrooms.
Do you sell mushroom spores?
No, we do not sell mushroom spores.
How do I know if my culture is contaminated?
If you see any mold or bacteria growing on your culture, it is likely contaminated. Please contact us immediately and we will send you a new culture.
Can I use wild mushrooms to create a culture?
Yes, you can use wild mushrooms to create a culture. However, it is important to make sure the cultures are free of contaminants.