A mycelium future? The fascinating world of mushroom farming

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Meet mushroom farmer Matt Hall of Midnight Harvest. He grows Shiitake and Maitake mushrooms and is working on cultivating morels. Not only is the process of farming mushrooms fascinating — substrate, sterility, light, spawn! — but the forward thinking approach that Matt is applying to the mushroom world is mind-blowing!

What does the future of mushroom farming look like? What if you could cultivate the most sought after mushroom in a controlled setting? It’s a great question and one that we get into!

What about beyond the future we can see now? What if mycelium can help us solve some of the world’s problems. Listen all the way to the end of this amazing episode to see what Matt and mycelium are up to next!

Talk Farm to Me
Straight Talk Series
Season 4, Episode 4