Our friend Ron from Gainesville, FL is specializing in growing shiitake mushrooms on logs. He grows shiitake mushrooms on a large scale. Besides bringing a trailer full of his treasures, Ron will also teach a workshop on how to grow shiitake mushrooms at home. Take the class and take home a log.
Mark and Allen founded Fungi Farm in 2018 out of their shared love of fungi. It is also the first spawn lab in Alabama. Mark, an Auburn local with a passion for community engagement and mushroom education, manages customer service and sales and Allen runs the laboratory, cultivation operations at Fungi Farm and enjoys teaching mushroom cultivation.
An exciting grower from Asheville has joined our team! David, aka Cougar, is the Founder of Phenomenal Fungi and the Chief Science Officer. He is an herbalist with 30 years experience and 15 years ago, a friend introduced him to reishi and maitake mushrooms. Soon after, he discovered Paul Stamets’s book “Cultivator” and was hooked.