Welcome to Mushroompeople!

Grow delicious Shiitake, Oyster, Maitake, and Reishi Mushrooms!

Would you like to grow mushrooms in hardwood logs? CLICK HERE for detailed instructions.

Spawn, Cultivation Tools, Shiitake Starter Kits (plug spawn), Books and Videos, Supplies for Sterile Work, and Ready-To-Fruit Mushroom Kits. 

Here is our currently available spawn: Please check BEFORE cutting your logs!

  • SHIITAKE SAWDUST SPAWN The 510, 512, 852, and 910 strains are available. We are temporarily out of 853 and 855.
  • SHIITAKE PLUG SPAWN: The wide-range strain 510 is available. We are temporarily out of the other strains in plug spawn.  Fresh batches come out of incubation weekly; please check this page for new arrivals.
  • OTHER SAWDUST SPAWN: Reishi, and Maitake are available. Tree Oyster, Phoenix Oyster, and Lions Mane are temporarily sold out.
  • OYSTER GRAIN SPAWN: Currently not available.
  • READY-TO-FRUIT MUSHROOM KITS: Shiitake, Oyster, Reishi, Lions Mane, Portobello, and Button Mushrooms are available.

The Square Foot Lasagna garden:  Raising your organic tomatoes, lettuce, potatoes, and melons in a Square Foot Garden is easy and fun for the whole family – and kids love it!  Veggies, greens, herbs, and flowers grow in 1/5th the area, with 1/5th the labor and 1/5th the water required for a traditional garden. Combine it with the Lasagna Gardening method and you have a Square Foot Lasagna garden, which eliminates turning compost piles!  We have both best-selling books.

Check out our Straw-Insulated Solar Greenhouse do-it-yourself plans. Perfect for growing your mushrooms year ’round, and an ideal size for Square Foot Lasagna raised garden beds.  Plant your seeds directly in the beds in early Spring, and say goodbye to hardening and transplanting! Relax in the greenhouse’s year-round warmth surrounded by flowers, vegetables, fruits, and mushrooms, and protected from Winter’s cold, storms, sun, and droughts.  The bird mesh under the glazing protects keeps out birds, deer, rabbits, and squirrels, even after you roll up the plastic in the warm months.

Concerned about global warming? Grow trees and use biochar in your garden to sequester atmospheric CO2.  Biochar is organic charcoal aged in a compost pile, the key to “terra preta” the richest soil on earth.  Biochar stays in the ground for hundreds or thousands of years and permanently improves soil fertility, tilth, and water retention – perfect for Square Foot Lasagna gardening. Our book  The Biochar Solution by Albert Bates is part historical epic, part practical measures, and the best guide to regreening the planet.

Commercial Shiitake Growers:  We offer discounts for large orders of spawn (click on the discount icon to see the table). For a quote, call us on toll-free (866) 521-1555 weekday afternoons, or email us at mushroom@thefarm.org.

Mushroom Workshops – for details please e-mail Cliff Davis at spiralridgepermaculture@gmail.com

We accept all major credit and debit cards.

We ship “best way” for orders within the United States, the cost depending on your items and weight. If you have special shipping needs, please call us at (866) 521-1555 weekday afternoons or email us at mushroom@thefarm.org.   

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS  Our checkout shipping rates are for US domestic orders only.  Please do not go through checkout; instead click on the Shipping Page for information on placing your order.

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