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Lions Mane Nutrition

Lions Mane culture

The PomPom mushroom, Lions mane or Hericeum erinaceus: a very unusual looker, with furry tentacles, white in color and delicious. Nutritional Content: Protein: 31g / 100g Fat: 4g / 100g Ash: 9.8g / 100g Sodium: 1.2mg / 100g Phosphorus: 1.22g / 100g Iron: 20.3mg / 100g Calcium: 1.2mg / 100g Potassium: 4.46mg / 100g Magnesium: […]

Mushroom Farming in South Africa

Shiitake culture Lentinula edodes

Over the last 11 years that I have been involved in mushroom production, I have seen a steady growth in mushroom cultivation in South Africa. South Africans are finding more and more interest in Exotic Mushrooms as well as medicinal mushrooms. There is a lot of potential yet for mushroom farming locally since we have […]

Cultivate Oyster Mushrooms | Hot water Pasteurization

mushrooms warm water pasteurization

There is a lot to say about cultivating a crop of your own mushrooms. “Firstly it’s NOT like growing beans, but surely much more rewarding.” The first time I saw the pinning mushrooms developing into fruit, is one of my fondest memories. For those out there that might want to take this up as a […]