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Mile High Funghi | Colorado's Finest Gourmet Mushrooms
 
 
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ABOUT US

Our mission is to produce the highest quality, sustainably grown mushrooms in Colorado.

 
 

We’re a seasonal mushroom farm, operating May – December, serving local markets, CSAs and farm-to-table restaurants. With humble beginnings in the heart of Denver, we’ve upscaled and moved our production to Conifer, CO, enabling us to sustainably serve our community.

 
 
 
 

COME meet US & our mushrooms

VISIT US At OUR LOCAL FARMERS MARKETS

 
 
 
 
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our CSA SHARES

We partner with a number of farms around the Denver Metro area, offering a mushroom add-on to CSA programs. If you are purchasing a CSA share with any of our partners, you can add our mushrooms to your share. Find us this year with these CSAs:

 
 
 
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CULTIVATED MUSHROOMS

Mile High Fungi Shitake Mushrooms Colorado

Shiitake

Lentinula edodes $15/lb

Shiitake mushrooms have a rich buttery flavor with a firm meaty texture. Their strong umami is intensified when dried, lending smoky notes to their composition.

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Blue Oysters

Pleurotus ostreatus var. Columbinus $12/lb

The flavor of Blue Oyster mushrooms is subtle with light seafood or anise notes. Their caps have a lovely tenderness while the stems tend to be a bit firmer giving them a nice textural diversity.

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Phoenix Oysters

Pleurotus pulmonarius  $15/lb

Phoenix oysters are a beautiful brown color with large, voluminous caps. Typically lighter than their blue counterparts with lots of surface area with a subtle, versatile flavor.

 
Mile High Fungi Chestnut Mushrooms

Chestnuts

Pholiota adiposa $16/lb

Also known as Cinnamon Caps due to their speckled orange and brown coloration, these mushrooms have a firm, almost crisp veggie texture, with a nutty, robust flavor.

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Pioppini

Agerita agricybe $16/lb

Popular in Italian cuisine, the Pioppini or Black Poplar mushrooms have brown caps and firm beige stems. Similar to Chestnuts their flavor is nutty, earthy and strong with a nice firm texture.

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King Trumpets

Pleurotus eryngii $15/lb

By far the meatiest mushroom, King Trumpets have a dense, resilient texture with a savory mellow flavor. Commonly used as a meat alternative – marinated like ribs or sauted like scallops.

 
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Lion’s Mane

Hericium erinaceus $16/LB

Lion's Mane is a toothed mushroom and can be found growing wild in the Pacific Northwest and New England. It’s sweet savory flavor and meaty stringy texture is similar to crab or lobster meat.

Mile High Fungi Maitake Mushrooms

Maitake

Grifola frondosa $18/LB

Due to the plumage-like formations, these mushrooms are known as Hen of the Woods, not to be confused with Chicken of the Woods. They have rich, deep and nuanced flavors full of umami.

Mile High Fungi Beech Mushrooms

WHITE & BROWN BEECH

Hypsizygus tessellatus $16/LB

Also respectively known as Hon Shimeji and Buna Shimeji, these grow in beautiful clusters known for their strong flavor and hearty composition. They can be bitter & astringent raw, but hold up well to higher temperature cooking like stir frys and soups.

 
 
Mile High Fungi Nebrodini Mushrooms

Nebrodini

Pleurotus nebrodensis $16/LB

Originating from Sicily, these mushrooms are also known as Italian oysters.  They are meaty and packed with a buttery flavor. Having many similarities to Kings they stand apart as the mushrooms are almost entirely a cap.  They can hold up to the grill or be tossed into your favorite pasta dishes.


 

 

WILD FORAGED MUSHROOMS

Seasonally available | SOLD AT MARKET PRICE

Mile High Fungi Chanterelle Mushrooms

Chanterelle

Cantharelles var.

Chanterelles are rich in flavor, with a distinctive taste and aroma difficult to characterize. Some species have fruity, apricot notes, others a more woody, earthy fragrance, and still others can even be considered spicy.

Mile High Fungi Morel Mushrooms

Morel

Morchella esculenta

Morels have a distinct and earthy flavor.  Both meaty and tender these mushrooms have a delightful texture. Their hollow body and honeycomb cap make them unique amongst their wild foraged counterparts.

Mile High Fungi Porcini Mushrooms

Porcini

Boletus edulis

These rich-tasting mushrooms impart a pungent, woodsy flavor to any number of dishes.  They have a beautiful smooth texture and are used both fresh and dried, as their flavor intensifies with drying.

 
 
Mile High Fungi Chicken of the Woods Mushrooms

Chicken of the Woods

Laetiporus

As the name suggests many believe this mushroom literally tastes like chicken.  A show stopping display of bright pinks and oranges makes it not only delicious, but incredibly beautiful.

Mile High Fungi Lobster Mushrooms

Lobster

Hypomyces lactifluorum

Not only do they resemble lobsters in their vivid coloration, these mushrooms also have a seafood-like flavor and a firm, dense texture, working well in chowders and seafood inspired dishes.

 
 
 

LOOKING FOR MORE INFO?

Contact us anytime for more information about our mushrooms, markets, CSA shares, or wholesale pricing – or to simply geek out with us about our shared passion for fungi.

 

 

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