Dreaming of Wine Caps

Dreaming of Wine Caps

Are you dreaming about Wine Cap mushrooms this summer?!  We are! There is still time to order for this spring!  If you live on the prairies, order for May. If you live in warmer areas, the April is ok. https://shop.fungiakuafo.com/collections/outdoor-growing

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New products!  Dowels and Pegs

New products! Dowels and Pegs

It's coming!  Soon, we will have inoculated dowels and pegs. Pegs are for Wine Cap.  The dowels will be available for any species.  All made to order so there will be the normal delay in shipping!

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Some fun with buckets!

Some fun with buckets!

We have been growing blue and pearl oyster mushrooms in buckets the last couple of months to get ready for our indoor growing workshops! Most buckets are straw with blue or pearl oyster grain spawn.  We did one with hardwood fuel pellets as well.  These buckets are a...

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Mycorrhizal Soil: Good or Bad?

Mycorrhizal Soil: Good or Bad?

Rising in popularity is the biofertilizer, Arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi, which acts as an ally to numerous plant species by increasing the surface area for root water absorption, helping the plant acquire nutrients, and helping the plant resist pathogens. Yes, AM...

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Introducing the MycoAgrarians Series

Introducing the MycoAgrarians Series

Introducing a Collaboration Between FriendsWHO...Fungal Affairs is a low-tech mushroom farm start-up owned and operated by me (Jill) and my partner Phil. This summer will be our first season growing culinary mushrooms for profit. I work for Fungi Akaufo managing their...

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MycoAgrarians: Branding

MycoAgrarians: Branding

Welcome back to the video and blog series MycoAgrarians: a year in the life of a mushroom farm start-up. If this is the first you’re hearing of this series, check out our introductory video and blog post.  In this post, I am going to be outlining everything that Phil...

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3D Printing with Mycelium

3D Printing with Mycelium

Here at Fungi Akuafo, we are interested in the vast potential that mycelium has to solve a number of problems that humanity is currently facing. Plastic and concrete are two of the most widely used materials on the earth. Plastic waste is no doubt a cause for concern,...

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Mushroom CSA!

Mushroom CSA!

The Basil Ranch and Fungi Akuafo are joining forces to provide you with a mushroom grow kit and a learning experience that will teach you how to grow a different mushroom species each month! This is a special type of CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) where all of...

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Reishi Mushroom Veggie Soup

Reishi Mushroom Veggie Soup

Reishi Mushroom Veggie Soup 1 tbsp olive oil1 medium yellow onion, diced4 cloves garlic, minced2 tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated2 carrots sliced 1cm thick1 fennel bulb, diced (fronds reserved)4 cups mushrooms, sliced (1 cup dried)6 cups water1/4 cups dried reishi...

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