How to sterilize mushroom substrate without a pressure cooker

How to sterilize without a pressure cooker

Sterilization of the substrate is one of the critical steps when it comes to mushroom cultivation. Without a good sterilized substrate, the level of contamination within the substrate is too high for the mycelium to grow. This, therefore, leads to low yield or even worse to a total loss. While some mushroom farmers using a … Continue reading How to sterilize mushroom substrate without a pressure cooker

12 Common Mistakes Beginners Make | Mushroom farming

12 common mistakes beginner mushroom farmers make

In today's article, I want to address the 12 common mistakes beginners do, and I did in the past. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp5Ul8a2QuU WANT TO DO EVERYTHING When you are first starting, you are super stoked. You maybe took a course and thinking "That is easy. I can do it." And then at one point or another, you … Continue reading 12 Common Mistakes Beginners Make | Mushroom farming

18 Ways to Keep Pests in Check

18 Ways to keep pests in check

Contamination is a devastating problem in mushroom cultivation. Besides, we, as humans, animals, and especially insects, can spread disease. In this article, I will provide you with tools and tactics to first prevent contamination happening, and second to cover if it already happened. These tools range from cheap and easy up to more advanced and … Continue reading 18 Ways to Keep Pests in Check

How to Store and Transport Your Mushrooms Properly

How to store and transport mushrooms properly

When it comes to packaging, many farmers don't spend much time thinking about it. At least that is what I have experienced in the past. Most of them just look at what other farmers are using and stick to it. While this seems to make sense, it often doesn't. Mainly because new mushroom farmers don't … Continue reading How to Store and Transport Your Mushrooms Properly