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Mushroom Growing

My Distance Learning College


Over the past 30 years the popularity and consumption of mushrooms has expanded in leaps and bounds worldwide. Mushrooms are relatively easy to grow, and with the advent of a range of home growing kits, the home mushroom farm has become a reality for many a home gardener.

This course has been written to teach mushroom growing in a way which will be relevant to any country. It puts aside regional techniques and tries to teach you principles and concepts which can be applied to anywhere. This course also teaches you the principles and not just black and white facts.

This course looks at:

  • Identifying Edible Fungi
  • Mushroom Culture
  • Understanding Soils
  • Composting
  • Mushroom Compost
  • Mushroom Nutrition
  • Spawn Production
  • Making & Casing Mushroom Beds
  • Growing Conditions for Mushrooms
  • Growing Outside
  • Harvest, Storage & Use of Mushrooms


Mushroom Growing Certificate

Mushroom Growing Certificate issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Cert after your name.


After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9113
cost $1780.00
estimated time to
complete course
32 Hours
course materials
365 Days

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