Grow Mushrooms at Home and Spread the Spore!

Did you know you can grow Oyster mushrooms on your kitchen counter, Shiitake mushrooms on logs, and Wine Caps on wood chip beds in your yard or garden? It's easy, and mushrooms are a delicious and healthy addition to your diet. We at North Spore are here to help you get started.

The Indoor Spray-and-Grow Kit is the easiest and fastest way to begin growing mushrooms.

The Blue Oyster mushroom has a high protein content, several B vitamins, and all the essential amino acids. Its medicinal benefits include promoting anti-tumor activity and lowering high cholesterol. It can easily replace button mushrooms in most recipes and pair well with many cuisines and flavors.

Making a shiitake log is an easy and efficient way to start growing mushrooms.

Shiitake has a meaty texture when cooked and is good for drying and reconstituting in winter soups. It pairs beautifully with tamari, ginger, and garlic and can bring needed umami to many different dishes. It can be used as a tonic to promote overall liver and kidney health and may be helpful in reducing blood cholesterol levels.

Using Wine Cap Sawdust Spawn to make a bed is an easy and efficient way to start growing mushrooms.

Wine Cap is a great mushroom for beginners. They colonize quickly and are reliable producers. Once established, beds require little maintenance making them a good choice for first-time growers.

How do I grow my own mushrooms?"

The three methods above are the easiest and most efficient way to begin growing your own mushrooms. Couple these products with our tips and you will be enjoying the fruits of your labor in no time!

Want to have more control over which and how many mushrooms you grow indoors? Checkout our complete Monotub walkthrough. This will guide you in growing your own mushrooms indoors in a monotub.

North Spore produces 100% of its spawn at its facility in Westbrook, Maine. Spawn is used by mushroom growers much like seeds are used by gardeners and farmers. It is the genetic material used to grow mushrooms. Ready to take on some more advanced kits? View our entire collection of at-home grow kits.