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Have You Heard the Buzz?

Have You Heard the Buzz?

In 2014, Fungi Perfecti® (parent company to Host Defense® Mushrooms™) started a collaboration with Washington State University (WSU) to explore the potential of utilizing mushroom mycelium extract to help save bees. The research collaboration that has unfolded over the last...

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Where Did Our Ready-To-Grow Mushroom Kits Go?

Where Did Our Ready-To-Grow Mushroom Kits Go?

Grow-Your-Own Mushroom Kit Resources Beginning Fall 2019, Fungi Perfecti will no longer offer our Indoor or Outdoor Mushroom Patches™ or Mushroom Sawdust Spawn. Our Mushroom Plug Spawn, Grain Spawn, Cultures and other cultivation resources will continue to be available. We...

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September is National Mushroom Month & National Honey Month

September is National Mushroom Month & National Honey Month

Happy National Mushroom Month & National Honey Month from Fungi Perfecti®! With these two celebrations in full swing throughout September, it’s the perfect time to highlight the synergistic relationship between two of our favorite things: mushrooms and bees. 
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Meet Loni

Meet Loni

Meet the people behind-the-scenes of Fungi Perfecti®!  We're real people, keeping it real.     NameLoni Jean Ronnebaum aka Ronnebaumanita loniscaria Position & Years with Fungi Perfecti®Fungi Perfecti Retail Office Manager, 9 years  Best Thing About the JobFulfilling our shared...

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Gina's Sweet & Spicy Carrot Cake Smoothie

Gina's Sweet & Spicy Carrot Cake Smoothie

New Host Defense® MycoBotanicals® Brain & Body™ powder provides this morning treat with just the right amount of spice while supporting heart health and mental acuity.* This recipe comes courtesy of Host Defense National Science Educator, Gina Rivers-Contla.    Ingredients...

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Mushroom "Ketchup"

Mushroom "Ketchup"

From Jay: Learned about this technique from a historian and played around with it with great results. The recipe is not my own so I will just familiarize you with the concept. I started with several pounds of assorted fungus...

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Fungi Perfecti® Commits to The Climate Collaborative

Fungi Perfecti® Commits to The Climate Collaborative

In March 2019, Fungi Perfecti®/Host Defense® made commitments to The Climate Collaborative to address climate change. The Climate Collaborative was born from a shared belief amongst natural products leaders that the industry has potential to reverse the effects of climate...

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Savory Morel Mozzarella Sticks

Savory Morel Mozzarella Sticks

From Jacob, via email. Dehydrated Morel Mushrooms - as many as you'd like Mozzarella Cheese Butter Garlic Water Salt to taste Take a few cloves of garlic and smash them. Throw them into a warm cup of water and stir....

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