Which substrate should you choose for growing oyster mushrooms?

https://youtu.be/OHp5-2t_388 Transcript Having the best substrate for a specific mushroom can be the difference between making or losing money. One of the main tasks of a mushroom farmer is, therefore, regularly testing different substrates and their influence on the performance of the cultivated mushrooms in searching for the best substrate-mushroom-fit. In today’s video, we will, therefore, explore the … Continue reading Which substrate should you choose for growing oyster mushrooms?

Knowing these metrics will help you to run your mushroom farm.

https://youtu.be/YUgDMMnARcQ Transcript Knowing the main metrics will improve your understanding of growing mushrooms if you are just starting out with mushroom cultivation. Besides, these metrics will also help you to be successful in the long run. When it comes to measuring the health of your mycelium, the following two metrics – mycelium growth measured in … Continue reading Knowing these metrics will help you to run your mushroom farm.

Warning Letter from the Food & Drug Administration | Are mushrooms medicinal?

https://youtu.be/1pUGlLBhTsc Transcript Dear Mr. This letter is to advise you that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.) reviewed your website at https ... in November 2020 and has determined that you take orders there for the products Cordyceps Militaris, Reishi, and ...  The claims on your website establish that the products are drugs under … Continue reading Warning Letter from the Food & Drug Administration | Are mushrooms medicinal?

The Truth about Biodegradable Plastic

https://youtu.be/5ruC25RB9AA Transcription As over 80% of the mushrooms are cultivated via the bag cultivation method significant amount of plastic waste is produced within the industry every year. With the advent of biodegradable plastics and, more recently, oxo-degradable plastic, the hope to reduce the environmental impact by using them is huge. But what are biodegradable plastics … Continue reading The Truth about Biodegradable Plastic

How to find the best substrate for Black Poplar Mushroom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3ivR6grQfU Transcription Optimizing the growth and yield of any mushroom starts with a high-quality mycelium. Today’s research paper investigated several different agar media for the cultivation of Agrocybe aegerita, better known as the Black Poplar Mushroom. This mushroom grows in nature on living and decaying stumps of trees such as poplar, willow, black poplar, ash, … Continue reading How to find the best substrate for Black Poplar Mushroom

How to cultivate the Turkey Tail Mushroom?

https://youtu.be/VG3lPqWq9yg Transcript Trametes Versicolor is one of the most potent and the best-studied medicinal mushrooms, according to Stamets. While the mushroom industry in India started more than five decades ago. Only four mushrooms the button mushroom, oyster mushroom, paddy straw, and the milky mushroom were commercialized. Today’s research paper, therefore, explored the possibility of diversifying … Continue reading How to cultivate the Turkey Tail Mushroom?

Effect of Substrate Formulas on Growth & Yield of Two Species of Oyster Mushrooms

https://youtu.be/Xmq-lhUZPAg Transcript While mushrooms grow on all sorts of organic substrates to cultivate them profitable, the substrate must be optimized. Hence, today's research paper investigated different substrate formulas for the two mushrooms Pleurotus florida and Pleurotus sajor caju. The authors used fermented sawdust, added different amounts of rice bran to it, and sterilized the mixture … Continue reading Effect of Substrate Formulas on Growth & Yield of Two Species of Oyster Mushrooms

Influence of High Temperature on the Growth Rate of Agaricus bitorquis

https://youtu.be/I_y718MbjS8 Transcript Agaricus bitorquis is widespread in nature. This species grows at higher temperatures than the strain of Agaricus bisporus. Besides, it is resistant to the virus that causes the dreaded dieback and it is resistant to pressure and bruising. As many mushroom farmers have the problem of cooling down the fruiting rooms during the … Continue reading Influence of High Temperature on the Growth Rate of Agaricus bitorquis

Long-term stability of Trichoderma

https://youtu.be/DPQx9NplcRI Transcript Studying Trichoderma is crucial if you want to avoid it. I talk, therefore, about a research paper that tries to find the most suitable organic substrates for the biomass production, viability, and efficacy of the biocontrol strain Trichoderma harzianum AS12-2. Chemical pesticides are the most common way to protect plants against pests and … Continue reading Long-term stability of Trichoderma