Getting to Know

  • Getting to know: Black King mushrooms

    The Black King – also known as Shimofuri – mushrooms are a hybrid between Asian and European oyster mushrooms. They look like the huge King Oyster mushrooms and have a similar meaty taste. While King Oyster mushrooms grow individually, the hybrid grows in clusters like the Snow, Blue, and other oyster mushrooms.
  • Getting to know: Italian Oyster mushrooms

    The Italian Oyster mushrooms are aggressive and quick to fruit, just like the other Oyster mushrooms we grow in our facility. Some intriguing, yet limited, research on the carbohydrates in Italian Oysters helps them stand out.
  • Getting to know: Pioppino mushrooms

    Also known as the Black Poplar mushroom, Pioppini grow in tight clusters. Once they start fruiting, they should be ready to harvest within four to ...
  • Getting to know: Chestnut mushrooms

    The Chestnut mushrooms look like a perfectly cooked marshmallow by the campfire – a golden brown top and white around the edges. It’s safe to say t...
  • Getting to know...Pink Oyster

    JCB Gourmet Mushrooms’ founder and CEO says it best when describing the Pink Oyster. “The Pink is hands down the most beautiful of all of the mush...
  • Getting to know...Blue Oyster

    The Blue Oyster mushroom is quite similar to the Pearl or Snow Oyster mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus. It is also often considered a variant of it as...
  • Getting to know: Pearl Oyster Mushrooms

    The Pearl or Snow Oyster is a fast and easy-growing mushroom with a unique taste. It is one of the most cultivated mushrooms in the world as a result, and we jumped in on the fun.
  • Getting to know: Lion's Mane Mushrooms

    The Lion’s Mane mushrooms have some unique potential health benefits, based on some early stages of scientific studies. Keep in mind these benefits...