Edible Mushroom Grow Kits (Incl. kits that WORK!)

Oyster Mushroom Grow Kit

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This aptly-named Back to the Roots organic mushroom kit lets you harvest tasty oyster mushrooms in just ten days. The cultures in it are genuinely organic and don’t contain any genetically modified ingredients, which make them great for those who are trying to add more natural ingredients to their diet.

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Back to the Roots Organic Mushroom Growing Kit, Harvest Gourmet Oyster Mushrooms In 10 days, Top Gardening Gift, Holiday Gift, & Unique Gift
  • 100% ORGANIC AND NON-GMO: There's no need to worry about intoxicants that may hinder your plant's growth because the Back to the Roots Mushroom Growing Kit is completely organic and not genetically modified; You can cook them however you want or add them to your favorite dishes
  • GROW YOUR PLANT ALL YEAR-ROUND: This organic mushroom indoor kit allows you to grow your own crop all-year round; Just place the box near a window with indirect light, mist twice a day, and you'll see delicious, beautiful mushrooms growing within a week; Included in this kit is an organic plant-based soil infused with mushroom spawn and a booklet with instructions
  • CONVENIENT AND EASY: Mushrooms are one of the easiest to grow indoors; All you need to do is open, spray daily with the included mister, and in 10 days you'll be harvesting your own mushrooms right out of the box; Each crop produces three to four servings of mushrooms, and each box can grow up two crops
  • THE PERFECT GIFT: The perfect holiday gift, it comes in a beautiful packaging so that it's ready to be given to foodie, garden-loving and eco-conscious friends and family; This kit is also part of our Grow One Give One campaign, simpy share a picture on social media, tag us and use the campaign hashtag, and we'll donate a kit to a classroom of your choice
  • GUARANTEED TO GROW: Made in the USA and 100% Guaranteed to grow. If you are not satisfied, simply message us and we will send you a Back To The Roots replacement

Pros

  • Self-contained kit can be put nearly anywhere
  • Doesn’t need a tent or any special tools
  • Grows very quickly
  • Doesn’t take up much space
  • Grows with nothing but water

Cons

  • Dries out fast
  • Low yield

Golden Oyster

This all-in-one gourmet mushroom growing kit comes from the Root Mushroom Farm brand, which is known for a number of natural fungus-based products. It includes a log and a humidity tent, so you won’t need to get any outside tools to get it going.

Root Mushroom Farm—Golden Oyster Mushroom - All in one Gourmet Mushroom Growing kit-New Launched
  • ✔ EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GROW MUSHROOMS IN ONE BOX. The kit contains one Ready to Fruit golden oyster mushroom log, a humidity tent, a spray bottle and a detailed instruction. You do not need any extra tools to start! Mushrooms start in ~7 days once you begin to spray(it can last for months in the box unopened). With our unique design and method, you can easily have multiple harvests and amazing production!
  • ✔ MAKES A GREAT GIFT. Our mushroom kit is recommended as a gift for kids, mom, dad, birthdays or as the perfect school project. Buy it now for your loved ones and experience the excitement in growing mushrooms!
  • ✔ PERFECT INTRODUCTION TO THE MUSHROOMS – It offers a wonderful opportunity to learn how to grow mushrooms. Arrives with detailed instructions, it is very easy to grow mushrooms at home. Growing mushroom is more than just a fun – You can also taste the organic and fresh mushrooms grown by your own!

Pros

  • Includes a log and tent
  • Doesn’t take up much space
  • May give more than one flush
  • Takes less than 2 weeks to grow
  • Delicate flavor

Cons

  • May grow secondary cultures if you’re not careful

Pink Oyster

This pink oyster kit from Forest Origins is designed for the beginner who wants to grow delicious gourmet mushrooms. They’re delicate and rare enough that it might attract some serious chefs as well, however.

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Pink Oyster Mushroom Grow Kit by Forest Origins, Beginner Mushroom Growing Kit, Top Gardening Gift, Unique Gift, Holiday Gift
  • PERFECT FOR ALL AGES - Learn how to grow your very own gourmet mushrooms in your kitchen
  • PERFECT FOR ALL AGES - Learn how to grow your very own gourmet mushrooms in your kitchen
  • PERFECT GIFT OR SCHOOL PROJECT - Unopened, our mushroom kit lasts for months. This is why it makes it a great gift for family, friend gift, child gift, educational gift or science gift. You will be gifting them with a wonderful experience
  • MADE IN THE USA & ALL-NATURAL - All of Forest Origins products are all natural and made in the United States.
  • 100% GROW GUARANTEE - We guarantee your mushroom farm will grow or we'll give you a full refund. This is why it makes it a great introduction kit for beginners.

Pros

  • Last for months unopened
  • Guaranteed to produce flushes
  • Easy to water
  • Includes moisture holes
  • Convenient shape
  • Tastes better than most kit mushrooms

Cons

  • Looks dead even when it’s viable
  • Heavy

King Oyster

As the Organic King kit’s name would suggest, it’s designed to grow mushrooms that are much bigger than most. It’s stable enough to sit on a coffee table or kitchen counter because it includes a convenient humidity tent.

Organic King Oyster Mushroom Growing Kit
  • Organic King Oyster Mushroom Home Growing Kit -Trumpet Royal Mushroom - Pleurotus eryngii Indor Mushroom Farm since 1989
  • Made in USA. Fun for children, families, foodies & chefs. Home Mushroom Growing Kits Since 1989.
  • Grow mushrooms indoors at room temperature on a coffee table, counter, or desk: humidity tent included.
  • The stem has the same superb flavor and porcini-like texture as the cap - nothing is wasted
  • MAKES A GREAT GIFT. Our mushroom kit is recommended as a gift for kids, mom, dad, birthdays or as the perfect school project. Buy it now for your loved ones and experience the excitement in growing mushrooms!

Pros

  • Stems taste as good as the caps
  • Can be positioned almost anywhere
  • Tent wraps over into place
  • Includes only fresh spawn
  • Grows on a certified organic log

Cons

  • May grow mold if not cared for properly
  • Needs to be kept clean

Blue Oyster

Organic blue oyster growth kits are designed to germinate mushrooms into a sort of ball-like structure, which makes them easy to harvest. They come ready to produce mushrooms and only need water to begin growing flushes, which makes them a good pick for those who want a fast-growing culture.

Organic Blue Oyster Mushroom Growing Kit
  • Made in USA Grow Indoors: All you need is water. Arrives ready to produce mushrooms and includes everything needed for home mushroom growing

Pros

  • May fruit in as little as 5 days
  • Doesn’t take much effort
  • Comes with everything in the kit except water
  • Fairly resilient against temperature changes
  • Watering inside the bag is easy
  • More delicate taste than many blue oysters

Cons

  • Relatively low yields
  • Doesn’t always have a second flush

Lion’s Mane

Fully colonized Lion’s Mane mushroom kits can grow up to four pounds of caps at a time, all of which remain viable as far as culinary use is concerned. All of the spores used to make these kits come from a strain used in Detroit’s finest restaurants.

Grow Your Own Mushrooms Kit - Fully Colonized Lion's Mane Mushrooms - Indoor Grow Kit - Grow up to 4 Pounds
  • Grow Your Own Lion's Mane
  • Produces Up To 4lbs of Mushrooms
  • Cultivated, Grown, and Shipped from The Michigan Mushroom Farm in South Lyon, Michigan
  • We use this exact strain to grow our own prize winning Lion's Mane Mushrooms, used in gourmet restaurants all over Metro Detroit, Michigan
  • Grow Your Own Michigan Mushroom Kits are a great introduction for first time mushroom growers

Pros

  • High yield
  • Excellent tasting mushrooms
  • Only needs to be treated a few times a day
  • Able to watch the growth through the package
  • Lightweight enclosure in spite of yield
  • Grows under a relatively wide temperature window

Cons

  • Tastes somewhat different than most Lion’s Mane

Button Mushroom

These kits from Mushroom Adventures are based around a new strain of white button caps, which grows much more aggressively than older ones would. They have a relatively uniform color and texture, which makes them quite similar to commercially available table mushrooms.

Pros

  • Grows very fast
  • Completely organic
  • Can grow into full sized portabellas
  • Grows multiple crops
  • Produces several flushes

Cons

  • Some enthusiasts may find them too much like champignons

Portobello Mushroom

While portobello mushrooms are technically the same species as champignons, these alternative kits from Mushroom Adventures are great for growing oversized ones. This is a 9 lbs. growing kit that should produce some fairly large-sized mushrooms, which are suitable for use on a grill.

Pros

  • Grows large caps
  • Develops a tan-to-brown texture
  • Produces multiple crops over 8 weeks
  • Can grow up to 3 lbs. of mushrooms at a time
  • Mushroom compost comes inoculated

Cons

  • May be a bit bulky

Shiitake

The shiitake kit from Root Mushroom Farm comes ready to start growing, and it’s nice and sturdy in spite of the fact that these caps can sometimes be finicky. They might even be viable enough to give growers a second crop.

Root Mushroom Farm- Shiitake Mushroom Growing Kit-Start it Right Away Once Receive
  • ✔ START RIGHT AWAY! Open box and start to grow on it arrives. These kits are designed to be started when received! OR You can store it in refrigerator for a few more days.
  • ✔EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GROW MUSHROOMS IN ONE BOX. The kit contains one Ready to Fruit shiitake mushroom log, a humidity tent, a spray bottle and a detailed instruction. You do not need any extra tools to start! Mushrooms start right away when received.
  • ✔ PERFECT INTRODUCTION TO THE MUSHROOMS – It offers a wonderful opportunity to learn how to grow mushrooms. Arrives with detailed instructions, it is very easy to grow mushrooms at home. Growing mushroom is more than just a fun – You can also taste the organic and fresh mushrooms grown by your own!

Pros

  • Grows fairly quickly
  • Starts to sprout within a week
  • Comes with simple directions
  • Sturdy shape
  • Relatively small

Cons

  • May only flush a single time

Reishi

Mushroom Man offers these huge reishi mushroom kits, which can grow several pounds of mushrooms at 70-78°F. These are sought after by those who practice traditional forms of medicine and can be used to make authentic lingzhi tea.

Pros

  • Genuine lingzhi mushroom colonies
  • Made with organic ingredients
  • Grows fairly quickly
  • Produces multiple flushes
  • Unique somewhat bitter flavor
  • Could potentially be good for your health

Cons

  • Doesn’t include a spray bottle