This compost is an active fungi that creates the highest level of soil ecosystem health. Fungi will create a natural defense mechanism to most soil diseases and insects. Fungi will create a needed supply of nutrients from the soil and then transport and deliver these nutrient to exchange sites inside the roots. With out fungi plants will not maximize there growth potential.The substrate is sterilized prior to inoculation with shitake mycelium. Once the mushrooms are harvested the substrate is composted. The process provides a rich uniform compost free of animal waste and non-organic matter.