Tony Shields on The Art of Growing Medicinal Mushrooms
A practical conversation with Tony Shields, CEO of Freshcap Mushrooms on the health benefits of mushrooms and how to grow your own at home.
Tony dedicated a ton of time to learn all about the amazing world of mushrooms – and would love to share that information with you! He is particularly passionate about growing mushrooms and teaching others how to do the same."
* Tony’s origin story
* Best type of Mushrooms to start growing
* Mushrooms and Gut Health
* Mushrooms and Brain health
* Turkey Tail
* Lions Main
* Chaga Mushrooms
* Fresh Mushrooms vs Dried vs Extracts
* Cordyceps pre-workout hack
* Mushrooms and Immunity
* Tero Isokauppila Book- Founder of Four Sigmatic
* Fungi, Yeast and the Gut
* Mycorrhizal Fungi
* Mushrooms and CO2
* Mycelial Networks
* Mushroom Growing Kits
* How to Make a Mushroom Fruiting Block?
* What is Grain Spawn?
* How to Make Grain Spawn?
* What is Mycelium (Culture)?
* Culture vs Spore?
* Video Demonstration available on Youtube
* How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms?
* What is a mushroom plug?
* Starting with Grain Spawn
* Adding to grain spawn to substrate
* Hardwood Substrate
* Sterilising Substrate
* Making a mushroom garden bed
* Growing Mushrooms in a Bucket ( Bucket TEK)
* Soaking and Pasteurising Hardwood
* Freshcap Youtube Videos
* Growing from Spores
* How long does colonisation take?
* When is colonisation complete?
* Paul Stamets Books- Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms
* How to Fruit Mushrooms?
* Shotgun Fruiting Chamber
* Mushrooms and Light
* Humidity and Fresh Air
* Mushrooms and CO2
* The frequency of light for fruiting
* How long does it take to fruit mushrooms?
* When do you harvest mushrooms?
* How to maintain humidity?
* Using a hydrometer
* Sonic Disk Humidifier
* What is cloning?
* How to make a copy of mushroom on agar?
* Cloning of foods
* Limitation of Mushrooms Cloning
* How to Make Agar?
* Sterilising Agar in a Pressure Cooker
* Tony’s top health tip
* Future Prospective for Psilocybin Mushrooms and Mental Health
* Gut Brain Connection and Diet
* Interview with Professor Ted Dinan
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