Mushrooms Are Our Future
Waste into Food
While we all love our delicious cup of morning coffee, this boom in society has led to an unseen problem. It is estimated globally that 2 billion tons of coffee waste is produced every year. We build coffee waste mushroom farms, taking coffee ground from Australian cafes and use it to grow gourmet mushrooms.
Introducing the Solar Shroom Room
Feed your community. Monetise your backyard.
Fundraise & Educate with Life Cykel!
Raise money in a sustainable and healthy way with our Mushrooms and Microgreens Boxes.
Meet the Funguys
Ryan Creed and Julian Mitchell co-founded Life Cykel in 2015 after discovering how to grow gourmet mushrooms from waste coffee grounds. Leaving their health professional jobs in the WA mines, they set out on a mission to inspire new attitudes towards food production, waste products and mushrooms.
Latest News From the World of Mushrooms
Amanita muscaria has a history like no other mushroom. One of the most fascinating mushrooms to admire for its magnificent shape and sparkling red colour.
Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) is a medicinal mushroom which has been widely used in China and in Japan for over 2000 years for its many health-promoting characteristics. Reishi mushrooms have been recognized by Chinese medical professionals as a valuable remedy used as a tonic and strengthening medicine.
Over the last 3 years, at Life Cykel we have been working to act local and think global in how we can help transition Australia to a more sustainable food system. The Solar Shroom Room is an enablement package to grow gourmet mushrooms in the backyard as a local business, in order to create a National Mushroom Network across Australia.