Organic Mushroom Farming in China

Organic Mushroom Farming In China


Organic Mushroom Farming in China

Have you ever wondered how the largest producer of organic mushrooms operates?

There is no better person to show the wonders of Chinese Mycological ingenuity than Jeff Chilton.

Jeff will take us on his journey of bringing high-quality, organic mushrooms to the world. Any (aspiring) mushroom cultivator will be able to pick up some new teachings from our fellow Chinese mycophiles!

This presentation is followed by a showcase on how Namex & Real Mushrooms turn all these mushrooms into potent extracts. And how they make sure these extracts live up to their high standards.

We will finish this webinar with a live Q&A session with Jeff. He has more cultivation experience than most rooms filled with cultivators combined, and he has some fantastic tips on working with sterile cultures and spawn.

This session has already taken place, you will get a link to the ON-DEMAND video after registration!

Limited spots available

Donation $5-30
(Free for Mastermind Students)

All donations will go to Fungi Foundation

Meet your Teacher.

Jeff Chilton

Jeff Chilton, raised in Pacific Northwest, studied Ethno-mycology at the University of WashingtonĀ  in the late sixties. In 1973 he started work on a commercial mushroom farm in Olympia,Ā  Washington. During the next 10 years he became the production manager, responsible for theĀ  cultivation of over 2 million pounds of agaricus mushrooms per year. He was also involved in theĀ  research and development of shiitake, oyster and enoki mushrooms which resulted in the earliestĀ  US fresh shiitake sales in 1978.Ā Ā 

In the late seventies he was a co-founder of Mycomedia, which held 4 mushroom conferences inĀ  the Pacific Northwest. These educational conferences brought together educators and experts inĀ  mushroom identification, ethno-mycology, and mushroom cultivation.

In the 1980ā€™s he operated a mushroom spawn business and in 1989 he started Nammex, aĀ  business that introduced medicinal mushrooms to the US nutritional supplement industry. HeĀ  traveled extensively in China during the 1990ā€™s, attending conferences and visiting researchĀ  facilities and mushroom farms. In 1997 he organized the first organic certification workshop forĀ  mushroom production in China.Ā 

Jeff co authored the highly acclaimed book, The Mushroom Cultivator, which was published in 1983.Ā