Welcome to our easy to follow, step-by-step guide to your Grow Your Own Shiitake Pyogo! You’re probably here because you want to begin growing your own mini mushroom farm. Well, we cant wait to watch you grow. Below is all you need (as well as your kit) to start growing your special Shiitake shrooms. The Shiitake Mushroom belongs to the genus Lentinula. It is the world’s second most cultivated mushroom. It was first introduced in Eastern Asia and it is fast gaining popularity not just for culinary uses but also the benefits on human health. We aim for you to enjoy growing your own mushrooms.