Discover a World of Mushroom Cultivation with Mushroom Guru’s Online Learning Centre

Are you intrigued by the fascinating world of mushrooms? Whether you’re a budding mycologist or simply curious about growing your own fungi, Mushroom Guru’s Online Learning Centre offers an excellent starting point. Their Free Introduction to Mushroom Cultivation is designed to ignite your passion for mushrooms and equip you with the foundational skills needed to grow your own.

July 8, 2024

Course Modules:

This introductory course is divided into four comprehensive modules, each focusing on a crucial aspect of mushroom cultivation:

1. How to Make Agar Nutrient Plates

Learn the art and science of creating agar nutrient plates, which serve as the perfect medium for cultivating mushroom cultures. This module covers the basics of agar preparation, sterilisation techniques, and inoculation processes.

2. Culturing: Cloning, Isolations, and Transfers

Dive into the intricate world of mushroom culturing. This module teaches you how to clone mushrooms, perform isolations, and make transfers to ensure robust and healthy mycelium growth. Master these techniques to preserve and propagate your favourite mushroom strains.

3. Making Mushroom Grain Spawn

Grain spawn is a critical component for successful mushroom cultivation. In this module, you’ll learn how to prepare and sterilise grain, inoculate it with mushroom culture, and monitor its growth. Grain spawn serves as the foundation for growing various types of mushrooms.

4. Growing Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms

Discover the practical aspects of growing both edible and medicinal mushrooms. This module covers everything from selecting suitable substrates to fruiting conditions, ensuring you can cultivate a variety of mushrooms for culinary and health benefits.

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5. Bonus: How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms

As a special bonus, Mushroom Guru offers a free downloadable e-book on growing Shiitake mushrooms. Shiitake mushrooms are not only delicious but also packed with numerous health benefits. They are rich in vitamins B and D, support immune function, and have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. By mastering the techniques in this course, you can enjoy a continuous supply of these nutritious fungi right at home. Click here for more info.

Contact Mushroom Guru:

Ready to embark on your mushroom cultivation journey? Get in touch with Mushroom Guru for more information and support:

Mushroom Guru (Pty) Ltd
Registration Number: 2014/075567/07
Unit 10 Cross Atlantic Park
Corner Rumboll & Nortje Streets
Western Cape

Tel: 021-854-5126


Explore the fascinating world of mushrooms and unlock their potential with Mushroom Guru’s expert guidance. Happy growing!

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