Mycology
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An Exploration Into
Kingdom Fungi

Welcome! Mycology Start is a place for all things fungi. It is a means to share and teach my hobby with the world. To be transparent, I'm not a mycologist, nor do I have any formal education in Biology. I'm simply a citizen scientist trying to inspire and inform like-minded individuals. I hope you enjoy the content and learn something new!

While the website is in its infancy, please check back regularly for new content and connect with me on social media. Together we are going to achieve great things!

Snapseed Photo Editor
Snapseed Photo Editor

Learn how to edit and color correct your mushroom photos for Instagram.

Agar for Mushroom Cultivation
Agar for Mushroom Cultivation

Learn how to work with agar to grow mycelium and prevent contamination.

Cultivation Equipment
Cultivation Equipment

Discover unique and useful mushroom cultivation lab equipment and supplies.

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Mycology 101

Kingdom Fungi

Come in and discover the vital roles Kingdom fungi plays in our ecosystem. In no time, you'll acquire a general understanding of these fascinating decomposers. From the benefits they provide to the kingdom's ever-evolving scientific classifications.

Learn Mycology
Mushroom Identification

Mushroom Identification

Learn how to identify various species of fungi by understanding the characteristics that set them apart. Study and commit to memory the vast terminology of mushroom morphology.

Identify Mushrooms
Wild Mushrooms Hunting

Hunting Wild Mushrooms

Become able to forage for wild mushrooms confidently. Learn how to locate choice edible and medicinal mushrooms while avoiding poisonous look-alike mushrooms. Obtain the basics, so your next journey into the forest is safe and successful.

Mushroom Hunting
Mushroom Cultivation

Cultivation

Growing edible and medicinal mushrooms from home is a fun, relaxing, rewarding hobby. Begin your journey as a citizen scientist and take in the basics of mushroom cultivation.

Grow Mushrooms
Mushroom Catalog

Mushroom Species Catalog

View the various mushrooms I've discovered in my travels. Check back regularly as the library is sure to expand quickly.

View Mushrooms
Glossary of Mycology Terms

Glossary of Mycology Terms

Decipher mycologese and pick up new vocabulary with my vast glossary of mycology terms. Learn, study, and memorize the terminology used by mycologists.

Mycology Terminology

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Types of Cap Margins
Types of Cap Margins

Learn the various identifying characteristics associates with mushroom cap margins.

Kingdom Fungi
Kingdom Fungi

Come in and discover the vital roles Kingdom fungi plays in our ecosystem.

Mushroom Identification
Mushroom Identification

Learn helpful tips and the various characteristics to properly identify mushrooms.