Kitchen Garden: Growing and cooking with mushrooms

By Susan Parsons
Updated April 24 2018 - 8:38pm, first published July 31 2017 - 2:53pm

On a recent Sunday at the Kingston Old Bus Depot Markets I saw a stall offering smart, contemporary mushroom garden DIY grow kits and 'Cuppa Shrooms'. Since early 2016 Fungi Co, run by Peter Wenzel, his partner Leonie McGlashan and his sister Nina Wenzel, started designing mushroom science materials for primary and secondary education. They want school communities to be aware of the applications and benefits of fungi that can efficiently process waste and are a nutritious and valuable crop.

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