Electrical Stimulation of Shiitake Logs

Transcript There are several methods to initiate the fruiting. There is the introduction of light, The decrease in humidity or temperature, and the reduction of the CO2 level. All these four factors will stimulate pinhead formation. But there might be another method. https://youtu.be/8eSSj_d5fHQ The authors of today’s research article found that stimulating logs with 50,000 … Continue reading Electrical Stimulation of Shiitake Logs

8 Ways to preserve the quality of your Fresh mushrooms | Good Management Practices

The overall awareness of the consumers when it comes to healthy food is constantly growing.They pay more and more close attention to different quality factors when buying. For mushrooms, such quality factors are color, texture, flavor, size, moisture content, and nutrients.Those factors are influenced by their loss due to, for example, mechanical damage, the packaging … Continue reading 8 Ways to preserve the quality of your Fresh mushrooms | Good Management Practices

How to (not) run an experiment

Transcript How you conduct an experiment influences the results you are getting from it and how much time, energy, effort, and money you have to spend to run the experiment itself. There are three types of experiments. The controlled experiment,the natural experiment, andthe field experiment. In a controlled experiment, you compare experimental samples against a … Continue reading How to (not) run an experiment

Applying drip irrigation growing mushrooms

Transcript As mushrooms consist of up to 98% water, maintaining the proper humidity is crucial. In the button mushroom industry, this is achieved by providing a water reservoir in the form of a casing layer on top of the compost. As the mushrooms grow, the casing layer is getting dryer and dryer. Water is sprayed … Continue reading Applying drip irrigation growing mushrooms

The mushroom which is fed by termites | Omajowa

Transcript Did you know that there exists a relationship between termites and fungi? The Termitomyces, a mushroom of the genus basidiomycetes, known by the locals as omajowa, converts the undigestible wood for the termites to provide them with the necessary nutrients for survival. Figure 1: Termitomyces (Omajowa) [1] The termites, on their part, feed the fungi … Continue reading The mushroom which is fed by termites | Omajowa

5 Ways to improve the mushroom yield

Transcript If you want to live from growing mushrooms, then the mushroom yield is one aspect you must pay attention to.As the higher the yield, the more revenue you make. While many focus on the obvious one, I will talk about five different ways to improve your mushroom yield in today's video. The first way … Continue reading 5 Ways to improve the mushroom yield

Fungal Diseases in Mushroom Crops | Good Management Practice

https://youtu.be/Lbt39_-4yaA Transcription The cultivated mushroom industry is subjected to increasing pressure for a change in the productive systems as consumers ask more and more for healthier products with an environmentally respectful background to cut down dependence on chemical fungicides, which are used to fight fungal diseases. Fungal diseases are among the most severe mushroom disorders … Continue reading Fungal Diseases in Mushroom Crops | Good Management Practice

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.

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 distance … 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?