Mushroom Grow Space to Revenue Calculator

Mushroom Cultivation & Selling Wholesale | Mushroom Business Profit Calculations

It seems like everyone is wanting to home grow edible mushrooms (shitakes, oysters, lion's mane, etc.) and sell them at the farmer's market for retail or in a scaled way to retail stores for wholesale rates.
Photo by MILKOVÍ on Unsplash - Shitake mushrooms for sale

Here is small scale commercial mushroom growing space to revenue calculator inputs and outputs based initially off of a 10 square meter space, converted to feet. Beyond knowing how to grow mushrooms one should know how space to revenue growth looks too. The wholesale rates are set at $6 for shitakes whereas some may get $4 and other expensive mushrooms like hen of the woods or lion's mane at around $8. Still others like chanterelle mushrooms, chaga, or morels may only be foraged as there is not good indoor growth success rates or options for these.


Description Calculation Notes Standard
Input 1 Grow Space square feet (ft2) 32.8

Output 1 Hours To Work 12 hrs (12 hrs for every 32.8 square feet 12 hrs
Output 2 Mushroom volume yield 22 pounds
Output 3 Wholesale Revenue $132 dollars (at $6 a pound) $132



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