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Reishi Elderberry Tea

Reishi Elderberry Tea

From Renee Davis, R&D Coordinator for Fungi Perfecti and Host Defense. This delicious tea is a favorite during the Winter months. The herbs can be found at local herb or natural food stores, or online. 2 cups water 2 tbsp...

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MycoPesticide Update

MycoPesticide Update

In response to the many letters, calls and emails we have received requesting more information about Paul Stamets' research into mycological solutions for insect control, we have put together a MycoPesticide update, with answers to some of the most frequently...

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The Nutritional Properties of Mushrooms

The Nutritional Properties of Mushrooms

Many customers have asked us for more information about mushrooms and nutrition. We are now offering a chart, originally published in Paul Stamets' book Mycelium Running, describing the nutritional content of various mushrooms species. Click on the picture below to view the...

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Celebrate Decomposition!

Celebrate Decomposition!

Humans are experts in their misguided attempts to clean up the environment. Such is the case with our misunderstanding of the importance of decomposition. I wish to help reframe the benefits of fungi with a “Let it Rot” campaign. Rather...

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Get Associated With Mycorrhizae

Get Associated With Mycorrhizae

Say the word “Fungus” and most people think of the familiar white or brightly colored toadstools, puffballs, or bracket fungi on rotting logs. Many picture slimy growths of putrescence, moldy bread, spots on the leaves of their favorite rose and...

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No Space? No Problem!

No Space? No Problem!

Fairly new to the mushroom world, I’ve found it fascinating how fungi can be cultivated in such small spaces. You can successfully produce mushrooms indoors even if you don’t have a laboratory or grow room of your own. Our Certified...

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Portobello Marsala Steaks

Portobello Marsala Steaks

From BobbyDFunGuy Marsala Mushroom SteakIn a small deep pot, combine (Taylor) Marsala wine, equal parts pure organic cane sugar and sea salt to taste. Bring to a flash boil and reduce. Continue adding salt and sugar to taste. Vegan butter or oil...

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Mushrooms for Dessert?

Mushrooms for Dessert?

Here at Fungi Perfecti, we love all edible mushrooms, not only those you can cultivate. So when we aren’t busy inoculating mushroom kits or researching new and innovative uses for fungi, many of us go hunting for the mushrooms we...

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Cindy's Baby Bella Mushroom & Spinach Turnovers

Cindy's Baby Bella Mushroom & Spinach Turnovers

From Cindy Esposito. 17 oz frozen ready-to-bake puff pastry 1 tbsp butter or margarine ~1½ cups baby bella mushrooms 10 oz frozen chopped spinach ¾ cup whole milk 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 clove fresh garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp...

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