Almond mushrooms grown by the peroxide method.

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Links, Books, Supplies, and Other Sites of Interest

Mycology and mushroom-related resources

Mushroom Growers' Newsletter
The "Fun Facts About Fungi" Website hosted by the Utah State University Intermountain Herbarium
Warts Information Center: Mycology: The Study of Fungi
Online Mycology Tips and Resources at
Mushroom World International mushroom database and discussion forums
The WWW Virtual Library: Mycology
Make Room for Mushrooms: Growing Fungi at Home Karen Lynn's blog on

Suppliers of mushroom cultures:

Western Biologicals (Aldergrove, British Columbia), telephone 604-856-3339
Northwest Mycological Consultants, Inc. Corvallis, Oregon
Fungi Perfecti. Olympia, Washington
MushroomPeople, Tennessee, supplier of trufflized seedlings in the US
Forest Fungi Australian supplier of spawn, cultures for hobbyists

Laboratory supplies and mushroom growing equipment:

American Science and Surplus (USA) (sells a variety of laboratory supplies).
Berkshire Corporation ("clean room and controlled environment consumable products to help minimize contamination risks").
Grainger (USA) (sells laboratory supplies - including heat-resistant polypropylene Petri dishes, as of 1/21/2013).
Mycosupply (USA) ("Distributors of Mycological Products").
MycoFactory (USA) (formerly Mycobag, sells mycological bag products, pressure cookers and other mushroom supplies).
SKS Science Products (USA) (laboratory equipment and supplies).
Indigo® Instruments (laboratory supplies including Hydrogen Peroxide Test Strips and glassware).
Scientific and Chemical Supplies, Ltd (UK) (laboratory equipment and supplies, including peroxide).

Mushroom books offered in association with

Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms

Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms, 3rd Edition by Paul Stamets. This new edition of Stamets's definitive text has been expanded by over 150 pages compared to the 2nd edition. Covers cultivation of 31 species, from oyster mushrooms to shiitake to portobellos. Best available book on cultivation of mushrooms by traditional methods.

Mycelium Running

Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms can Help Save the World by Paul Stamets. This volume details mycelial solutions to ecological challenges. Covers mycorestoration (biotransforming stripped land), mycofiltration (creating habitat buffers), mycoremediation (healing chemically harmed environments), and mycoforestry (creating truly sustainable forests).

The Mushroom Cultivator

The Mushroom Cultivator: A Practical Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home, by Paul Stamets and J.S. Chilton. Somewhat dated, but still the best reference available on growing Agaricus and other compost-loving species by traditional methods.

Shiitake Growers Handbook : The Art and Science of Mushroom Cultivation by Paul Przybylowicz and John Donoghue.

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