Welcome to Mushroom World

At Mushroom World, we harvest with love and care a variety of organic mushrooms which will add a delicious flavor to a plethora of dishes.
If you’re located in Phuket, Thailand or anywhere in the world and you’ve always dreamed about starting your own mushroom farm, you’ve come to the right place! Regardless if you plan to do it as a hobby or turn it into a full-time job, we will pack you with the right knowledge to ensure success.
We are a team of passionate local trainers who will guide you through all the essential stages of the mushroom growing process, making sure that you will become a pro. Come join our crew of mushroom lovers – we are all friends here!

How to grow your own mushroom garden

Having your own mushroom garden is only a few steps away and for those which can spare around 12 hours in a week to get started, here is a general view on how to get started:

To start off, you’ll need a spawn to start the mushroom culture. You can produce your own spawn using a sterile culture, or you can buy ready-to-inoculate spawn, which we provide in-house.
Producing your own can be cheaper in the long run, but the start-up costs can be high, so chances are buying the ready-to-inoculate spawn is the way to go for you.
You’ll also need to buy the substrate. Many growers use straw or sawdust or even coffee grounds. All 3 substrates are generally the preferred method. You can use straw that can be chopped up into little pieces or saw dust grind to powdery form or used coffee grounds

First, chop the straw into short pieces. Next, wet the straw. Now it’s time to heat the straw in boiling water. Continue boiling for half an hour and then remove the straw and drain it. Finally, spread out the straw on a clean surface and let it cool down.
Now it’s time to pack plastic bags with the straw and spawn. Pack two or three inches of straw into the plastic bag and then lightly sprinkle the spawn on top. Repeat this until you’ve almost filled the bag, close the top and poke holes in the bag.
Now it’s time for incubation. Keep the growing area at around room temperature. Places the bags on a shelving unit. Remember to stop any threats of natural light getting into the room. Cover windows and cracks. Use a red “darkroom” light when you need to check on your bags. When you start to notice tiny pinhead mushrooms near the air holes in your bag, then you’re ready to move on to the next step.

For your fruiting room, you need a high level of humidity. The temperature will need to be within parameters. Unlike the incubation room, you’ll actually need a reasonable amount of natural light…

Just before your mushroom caps are fully uncurled, that’s when it’s time to harvest. To do so, twist the stem off as near to the growing block as you are able to. You’ve now harvested your mushrooms.

About us

You know what they say – you either love mushrooms or you need to acquire better food taste. Actually, we invented this quote. As you can easily guess, we are mushroom lovers and some years ago we decided to start growing our own. That’s how Mushroom World was born.

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