Afrifungi is based in Orchards, Johannesburg. Here we host mushroom growing courses, run all our trials and experiments with a strong focus on outdoor mushroom growing and especially Shiitake log cultivation. We regularly host workshops in Johannesburg and around the country. At Afrifungi we embrace entrepreneurial spirit!

We believe in fostering an environment of active collaboration and collective contribution. We are dedicated to providing technical support and mentorship to passionate mycologists who are eager to embark on their own growing and personal projects.

Our mission is to empower individuals who aspire to create a path for themselves in the world of fungi. Whether you're interested in producing your own medicines, exploring the integration of culinary and medicinal fungi for personal or communal food security, or delving into the realm of myco-innovation, we are here to guide you every step of the way.

We embrace the power of collaboration and the strength of a community. We encourage knowledge sharing, networking, and the exchange of ideas among mycologists of all levels. By joining our community, you become part of a vibrant ecosystem where learning, growth, and innovation thrive.

Whether you're a seasoned mycologist looking to expand your skills or a newcomer with a passion for fungi, Afrifungi is your partner in the exciting journey of mycological exploration. Together, let's unlock the immense potential of mushrooms and shape a future enriched by their countless possibilities.

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At Afrifungi, our goal is to create a vibrant community comprising mushroom cultivators, civic scientists, and myco-businesses. This community plays a central role in our dynamic and innovative approach to finding solutions.

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The realm of fungi holds a wealth of wisdom that extends to life in its entirety. Our passion lies in not only imparting knowledge but also gaining insights from you. Together, we're cultivating a practice-based community that thrives on mutual learning. Your contribution is pivotal in shaping a more robust and promising tomorrow. Come join us as we explore inventive solutions and fresh approaches to bring your ideas to life!


Allow us to assist you in establishing a cultivation solution tailored precisely to your requirements. Whether you seek a small-scale setup for personal use, a medium-sized venture for selling or enhancing your yields, or a large-scale mushroom farm, we've got you covered. Our expertise lies in cultivating Shiitake mushrooms on logs, with a host of pioneering advancements on the horizon. Engage in one of our workshops or enroll in our courses to embark on your journey of growing mushrooms!

We're here to find solutions with you!

At Afrifungi, we believe that the myco-revolution is well underway, and we're proud to be at the forefront of this exciting new movement. Fungi and mycology offer an immense range of possibilities for positive change in the world, from the development of sustainable products and materials to the restoration of degraded ecosystems and the promotion of health and wellness. As a company, we're committed to harnessing the power of fungi to create a more sustainable and equitable future for all. Our work is guided by the principles of innovation, collaboration, and social and environmental responsibility, and we're constantly exploring new ways to push the boundaries of what's possible with fungi. We invite you to join us on this journey and discover the transformative potential of the myco-revolution.