About Us

Mushroom Seed Nepal and Research Center

Mushroom Seed Nepal and Research Center has been playing a leading role in the research and advancement of the production of mushroom spawns (seeds) and mushroom cultivation in Nepal. It has been producing and distributing spawns of different varieties of mushrooms such as Oyster, Shiitake, and Button throughout Nepal, after being regularly tested on farms.

This organization has been producing spawns by importing pure cultures from other countries and also cultivating wild mushrooms after collecting them from the forest and developing their pure culture. Additionally, this institution is the first in Nepal to cultivate Reishi mushrooms commercially. It has been offering various products made from mushrooms, namely MSN Reishi mushroom powder and Oyster mushroom pickles.

It also sells different dried mushrooms like Oyster, Shiitake, Reishi, and Button. It has been conducting various researches to improve the quality of mushroom spawn, cultivation and preservation of mushrooms in Nepal. It is also jointly carrying out research activities in collaboration with the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) in order to advance the research regarding mushrooms in Nepal.


In 2054, Mr. Akash Bade, director of the Mushroom Seed Nepal and Research Center, started growing mushrooms by purchasing spawn in saline bottles and using a common stove at home.

He produced and utilized mushroom spawn in his own farm after receiving training on mushroom spawn production from mushroom expert Dr. Keshari Laxmi Manandhar in 2068.

Mushroom Seed Nepal and Research Center was registered in 2071. Since then, it has been successfully manufacturing and selling Oyster, Button, and Shiitake mushroom spawn.

The various mushroom studies are currently being researched in collaboration with the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST).

Our Goal

  • To carry out the research by developing a unique approach that focuses on spawn quality and high yield.
  • To prepare Shiitake mushroom soup and introduce it after conducting research and receiving the food department’s approval.
  • To start launching Reishi mushroom products by combining tea, coffee, and cocoa powder with Reishi mushroom powder.
  • To get ready to triple Shiitake spawn production as per a high demand.
  • To enhance the research on various mushrooms, including, Cordyceps militaris,Isaria cicadaeMorchella esculenta,Flammulina velutipes, and Psilocybe cubensis by establishing various effective strategies.

Our Vision.

  • To meet the rising demand, we offer our consumers a great opportunity to purchase high-quality mushroom spawn and mushrooms at wholesale prices.
  • To fulfill customers’ satisfaction, we have assembled a team of diligent professionals who are skilled at meeting buyers’ particular requirements.
  • To improve the production of mushroom spawn and cultivation of mushrooms in Nepal, we are conducting various research.

Our Successful Cultivation.

  • Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus)
  • Shiitake mushroom (Lentinula edodes)
  • Reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum)
  • Button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus)
  • King Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus eryngii),
  • Lion’s mane mushroom (Hericium erinaceus)
  • Enokitake (Flammulina velutipes)
  • Isaria cicadae and Isaria japonica
  • Cordyceps militaris
  • Turkey Tail mushroom

Words from the director - Akash Bade

Director Akash Bade

I founded Mushroom Seed Nepal and Research Center to make native mushrooms suitable for production. We were testing the mushrooms produced in Nepal to make them suitable for cultivation. We have been successful in doing so. With this organization, I want to promote agriculture and mushroom farming in the context of Nepal.

Akash Bade, Mushroom Seed Nepal & research Center


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Admin Officer
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Nagina Gautam

Food Technologist
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Sabin Khyaju

Plant Pathologist
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Media Co-ordinator
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Legal Adviser
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Farm Supervisor
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Webmaster and Editor
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