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

Bioluminescence in Mushrooms

Transcript Bioluminescence, the emission of light by a living organism, is a fascinating evolution. It spans across many species from fish, fireflies, bacteria to algae. Bioluminescence in nature is used as camouflage,to attract mating partners and prey, for defense, as a warning, for communication, mimicry, or illumination so the prey can be spotted easier. There … Continue reading Bioluminescence in Mushrooms

8 types of waste | Lean Mushroom Farming

https://youtu.be/kTQqYo6bSvc Transcript Today we are looking at substrate production through the lens of LEAN and especially the 8 types of waste.If you are not familiar with them, let me give you a brief overview. Defects: Efforts caused by rework, scrap, and incorrect informationOverproduction: Production that is more than needed or before it is needed.Waiting: Wasted … Continue reading 8 types of waste | Lean Mushroom Farming

What are the difference between cultivated mushrooms and wild mushrooms?

https://youtu.be/Rx8eopNUxNQ Transcript Mushrooms are known, used, and cultivated for their nutritional and medicinal values. But are there differences between wild mushrooms and cultivated mushrooms? And if so, which once? The first difference can be found in their different nutritional profiles. A study found that wild mushrooms provide less energy/calories than cultivated mushrooms as they contain … Continue reading What are the difference between cultivated mushrooms and wild mushrooms?

Traits you need to build a successful mushroom farm

Transcript The results from my latest poll about "what is your favorite," thank you for participating, shocked me quite a bit. Mainly because most of you prefer to experiment with mycelium, substrate, and recipes over growing mushrooms or running a mushroom farm. While thinking about the reasons behind the results, I remembered a concept I … Continue reading Traits you need to build a successful mushroom farm

Jun Cao Technology: A brief introduction

https://youtu.be/I6zUMJsFtkc Transcript While the popularity of mushrooms due to their different properties is growing, according to Chinese researchers, we are ignoring some contradictions. The worldwide mushroom production of around 12 million metric tons in 2019 is estimated to reach 23 million metric tons in 2027. Hence, sustainability and the impact on the environment are in … Continue reading Jun Cao Technology: A brief introduction

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