Forest Fungi

The Farm

Forest Fungi specialises in teaching how to grow gourmet mushrooms inside and outdoors through one and two day courses, and sell equipment and supplies including agar, grain spawn and inoculated dowels.  Forest Fungi is also an experienced mushroom grower selling organic, high grade mushrooms to select restaurants, and is also a committed practitioner of myco-permaculture techniques.

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Pictured here are (L) 2 days growth of Burgundy caps, aka Stropharia rugosoannulata sprouting from Will's wooden paths, and (R) Analiese Gregory formerly of Franklin Restaurant in Hobart, holding a White Elf or Abalone mushroom which is critically endangered in the wild, it only fruits in freezing temperatures so Tasmania is perfect for it.

The Farmer

William Borowski has been growing mushrooms since 2007, and at his Woodbridge property since 2013.  Will continues to produce high quality, seasonally produced, nutritious and delicious gourmet mushrooms for the local Tasmanian market; using locally sourced inputs and to teach others to do the same.

The Essentials

To find out more about Will and Forest Fungi, head to his website, Instagram and Facebook pages.