January 28, 2018

Fungi Co present a mushroom growing course for people new to growing fungi, and those wanting to extend their expertise in mushroom growing and application. Learn simple methods for producing a plentiful supply of exotic mushrooms for your family and friends.  

Tic...

January 10, 2018

In 2016 Fungi Co had the great privilege of travelling to Hanoi, Vietnam and meeting Trang Tran the founder and CEO of Fargreen. We were introduced to the office staff at Fargreen and spent time with Trang discussing mushroom growing, and the business model of Fargreen...

January 9, 2018

Shimeji mushrooms Pleurotus spp. are very easy and fast to grow. When they are small or young they can have a blue cap colour which becomes a silvery beige as they mature. At Fungi Co headquarters we have made sculpture from shimeji `Mount Shimeji' and Peter has constr...

January 6, 2018

Mushrooms have a long story of being used for dyeing as different species produce different colours. We produce many mushrooms that can be used for dyeing typically Pleurotus  spp. gives grey, yellow and brown dyes. 

Last year after harvesting and drying nameko I used t...

January 5, 2018

Nina our culinary expert has developed many innovative recipes for nameko including custard tarts showcased at Floriade 2017. Here is her recipe:

Nameko Custard Tart

For the Mushrooms -

½ cup honey

1 cup water

1 cup sugar

2 tbsp cinnamon

1 tsp whole cloves

½ tsp nutmeg

zest fro...

January 5, 2018

Pholiota nameko is a golden brown mushroom with a rough looking stem. As a smaller mushroom its cap is quite slippery and at this stage used in soups and stews. The larger mature mushroom develops a wavy cap and becomes drier with a dark brown coating of spores.

Nameko...

January 5, 2018

Last year at Fungi Co Headquarters we made Fungalina a pink oyster mushroom lady. She had been waiting in Peter's imagination for many years and so was born.

Her skirt was constructed and moulded from pink oyster mushroom inoculated substrates and simple materials and t...

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