Non-Sterilized Millet

ShroomBoost Non-Sterilized Millet is perfect for DIY mushroom growing kits & spawn bags and is available in a 5 LBS bag.


FAST AND DENSE COLONIZATION: This millet grain is ideal for growing mushrooms due to a high surface-area-to-volume ratio, which allows for faster and denser colonization compared to other grains.

NUTRIENT DENSE: Millet is jam-packed with a wide-range of superior nutrients that will allow your mycelium and fruiting mushrooms to grow.

HAPPY DUNG-LOVING MUSHROOMS: Millet can be used with a wide-range of mushroom species, such as dung-loving and wood-loving mushrooms.

MYCOLOGIST RECOMMENDED: Trusted by commercial and at-home growers.

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FAST AND DENSE COLONIZATION: Millet's high surface-area-to-volume ratio accelerates colonization, promoting faster and denser growth than other grains.
NUTRIENT DENSE: Millet provides abundant superior nutrients for robust mycelium and mushroom development.
HAPPY DUNG-LOVING MUSHROOMS: Suitable for various mushroom species, including dung-loving and wood-loving varieties.


What is the purpose of using millet in mushroom cultivation?

Millet serves as a nutritious and easily digestible substrate for mushroom mycelium to grow and colonize before the fruiting stage.

How long should I soak millet before sterilizing it?

Millet is typically soaked for 12-24 hours before being rinsed and loaded into jars for sterilization.

What sterilization methods are suitable for millet grain?

Common methods include pressure cooking or autoclaving to ensure the millet is free from contaminants.

What type of millet grain is best for mushroom cultivation?

Different types of millet can be used, but commonly used ones include white millet, proso millet, or a mix of different millet varieties. Our millet is a mix.

How do I store prepared millet grain for later use?

Before use, millet grain can be stored in a cool, dry place. It's important to avoid exposure to moisture, as this can lead to contamination.