Grow Kits

Grow your own... at home!

Fun with Fungus!

Each grow kit is packaged with recycled sustainable packaging. Jeff and Megan pack each box and ship it from our local post office. Please allow 2 days processing before you receive tracking. All shipments will be sent UPS and shipping costs will vary based on end location. If a package is lost or damaged in transit you must notify Jeff and Megan at info@518farms.com as soon as possible. We will evaluate your issue on a one on one basis. 

Blue and Golden Oyster Mushrooms

Follow the instructions below for best results

  1. Sterilize outside of bag with rubbing alcohol

  2. Sterilize a razor blade with rubbing alcohol

  3. Using the razor blade cut an X in the side of the bag at the pre-marked location.

  4. Using a squirt bottle, mist the X 2 times per day

  5. If there is no condensation inside the top portion of the bag, then mist the X more often

     

  • Keep the bag in an area the gets a lot of light but NO direct sunlight. Kitchen counter, table, shelf, covered porch or North facing windowsill are all good locations

  • Mushrooms will start to pin within 7-14 days

  • You will be able to harvest 5-7 days after the mushrooms have started to pin

  • Harvesting: You can harvest when the outside edges of the mushrooms start turning upwards. Using a sterilized razor cut mushrooms off as close to the bag as possible without damaging block or bag

  • Most customers get (2) flushes per block. Each flush weighing just under a pound. Some customers will get a 3rd flush.

  • If the Block ever gets a green mold (very similar to moldy bread) on the block. Remove the block from the bag and add to your compost or break up and sprinkle it in a bed of stray outside to try to propagate outside!

  • Recycle bag

Lions Mane Mushrooms

Follow the instructions below for best results

  1. Sterilize outside of bag with rubbing alcohol

  2. Leaving the patch still in place on the bag: SLOWLY push excess air out through the patch. Fold the excess top portion of the bag over the block to form a loaf shaped block

  3. Sterilize a razor blade or broad head arrow with rubbing alcohol

  4. Using the razor blade cut (6) X’s in the side of the bag (half-inch in length) at the pre-marked location. Or use the Broad head arrow and stab the bag 6 times at the pre-marked locations.

  5. Using a squirt bottle, mist the X 2 times per day

  6. If there is no condensation inside the bag, then mist the X more often

  • Keep bag in an area the gets a lot of light but NO direct sunlight. Kitchen counter, table, shelf, covered porch or North facing windowsill are all good locations

  • Mushrooms will start to pin within 14-21 days

  • You will be able to harvest 7-14 days after the mushrooms have started to pin

  • Harvesting: You can harvest when the mushrooms start to form small hairs on them. They will be roughly the size of a softball.

  • Most customers get (2) flushes per block. Each flush weighing just under a pound. Some customers will get a 3rd flush.

  • If the Block ever gets a green mold (very similar to moldy bread) on the block. Remove the block from the bag and add it to your compost.

  • Recycle bag

Reishi Mushrooms

Follow the instructions below for best results

  1. Place unopened bag in an area that gets a lot of light but NO direct sunlight.

  2. Mushrooms will take about a month or so to grow

  • Harvesting: This is a one-time harvest. When the mushrooms have started to push on the top portion, inside of the bag. Open bag and harvest.

  • Remove the block from the bag and add it to your compost.

  • Recycle bag

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