https://youtu.be/zCffcc0vU-o Transcript The commercial production system of Agaricus bisporus relies entirely on composting to generate a mushroom-specific substrate. This process is energy, time, and labor-intensive and releasing odor and high nutrients into the environment. The goal of many researchers is, therefore, to find alternative processes and or substrates, which reduces on the one side the … Continue reading Composted substrate VS Non-composted substrate | Button Mushroom
Get directly access to the most watched videos from my YouTube Channel. If you don't want to miss an upload then click on the subscription button. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp5Ul8a2QuU&list=PLWr3K3sOBTpsIkLs6yOaOjhVhQTfn2e6T&index=1 Learn the main mistakes many mushroom farmers and I did in the beginning. Knowing them gives you a head start. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGpLW5vfsRs&list=PLWr3K3sOBTpsIkLs6yOaOjhVhQTfn2e6T&index=2&t=9s The cultivation of morel has fascinated mankind … Continue reading TOP 10 IMC videos on YouTube in 2020
https://youtu.be/MPUbF4oHyQU Transcript The success of your mushroom farm depends on the reliability of your production. To secure a constant production with a high-quality yield, the availability of good quality spawn is necessary. This itself depends on identifying suitable agar media, which leads to the vigorous growth of the mycelium after the transfer. Therefore, today’s research … Continue reading Optimizing Culture Media | Pleurotus sapidus
https://youtu.be/NKF31_b49hY Transcript Ganoderma lucidum, better known under the name Reishi, is one of the most famous medicinal mushrooms worldwide. As every cultivation starts with the cultivation of the mycelium, today’s research paper compares eight different strains on ten various agar media with each other. The goal: To find the optimal nutritional and environmental conditions for … Continue reading Optimized Culture Conditions | Reishi
https://youtu.be/f1b-D147atc Transcript Bamboo is a fast-growing and worldwide spread plant. If you are living in one of these areas, you are likely to have access to it. If you do, you might be wondering if you can use it to cultivate mushrooms, and if you do, you might asking yourself, what can I expect? To … Continue reading Bamboo as a Mushroom Substrate?
https://youtu.be/0L2BcY3AyrY Transkript Cultivating mushrooms in a hot climate is a challenge. To overcome this issue, many different strategies can be applied. One of them is the use of a mushroom strain, which can handle the high temperature. Calocybe indica, better known as the milky mushroom, is such a mushroom. Let's compare this mushroom with the … Continue reading How to Cultivate the Milky mushroom
The cultivation of Flammulina velutipes or better known as Enoki or the Winter Mushroom, has a long history, especially in Asia, since its medicinal properties and nutritional values (Fig. 1). If you are interested in growing Enoki mushroom yourself, then you not only need to know the growing parameters but also how each one of … Continue reading How to cultivate Flammulina velutipes
For every kilogram of mushrooms produced, there will be 5 - 6 kg of by-product. As worldwide, around 12.74 million tons (MT) of mushrooms were consumed (2018) we will end up with 38.22 to 63.7 million tons of spent mushroom substrate each year. How do you deal with that? To answer this question, I will … Continue reading Can you reuse spent mushroom substrate?
Before we as mushroom farmers can grow mushrooms, we have to cultivate our mushroom strains first. This could be done by a company from which we buy our spawn or culture media, or we prepare the culture media ourselves. The type of culture media you or the company chooses determines the quality of the strain … Continue reading Finding the right culture media
In today's article, I want to address the influence of your cropping or substrate container on the yield and the size of your mushroom. Type of substrate container When it comes to the cultivation of mushrooms, many kinds of cropping containers can be used. This is especially true for small mushroom farmers. You can use … Continue reading How your cropping container can impact your mushroom yield