Newfoundland and Labrador Mushroom Kits

Newfoundland and Labrador, where the rugged cliffs meet the roaring Atlantic, is a province steeped in natural beauty and biodiversity. Among its many natural treasures are a variety of wild mushrooms that thrive in its unique ecosystems.

For residents of Newfoundland and Labrador who are keen to delve into the world of mushroom cultivation, Folk Fungi has the answer: mushroom kits.

A mushroom kit over oceanfront in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Embarking on a mushroom-growing journey with a Folk Fungi kit is simple. By moistening the provided growing medium daily, enthusiasts can soon witness a bountiful growth of edible mushrooms, ready to be harvested and savored.

From the robust shiitake to the delicate oyster and the intriguing lion’s mane, these kits cater to a spectrum of fungal tastes, allowing everyone to find their favorite.

Mushrooms in St. John's, NL

St. John's, the vibrant capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador, is a hub for nature lovers and mushroom enthusiasts alike.

The downtown coastline of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

In the forests and meadows surrounding St. John's, foragers can often find:

Chanterelles: Recognized by their golden hue and funnel shape, these mushrooms are a favorite for many due to their aromatic and slightly peppery taste.

Boletes: With their distinct spongy underside, boletes are known for their meaty texture and rich flavors, making them a popular choice for culinary dishes.

Amanitas: While some species of Amanitas can be toxic, others like the Amanita muscaria, with its iconic red cap and white spots, can be found in the region. Caution is always advised when foraging for Amanitas.

Local markets in St. John's often showcase freshly foraged mushrooms, allowing residents and visitors to purchase and learn more about the diverse fungi the province has to offer.

Moreover, the culinary scene in St. John's has embraced the mushroom trend, with many restaurants incorporating both wild and cultivated varieties into their dishes, celebrating the unique flavors and textures of these fungi.

For those in St. John's and throughout Newfoundland and Labrador, the enchanting world of mushrooms offers endless exploration and delight. With a Folk Fungi mushroom kit, the wonders of mycology are just a spritz away.