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
Some types of mushrooms do need light, some don’t. Back in 1980, Eger-Hummel placed mushrooms into four different categories according to their need for light (Fig. 1). Group A: Light and darkness play no role at any stage of fruiting body development. Group B: Light and darkness play no role in primordium formation, but the … Continue reading Do Mushrooms need Light?
No two mushroom names are the same! Are we talking the same language? It is a mess! But, there is hope. CHESTNUT MUSHROOM I recently read a headline talking about the increase in the demand for chestnut mushrooms. While reading the word chestnut mushroom, I had the following picture in mind (Figure 1). Figure 1: … Continue reading What kind of mushroom is this?
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
In essence, all mushrooms are fungi, but not all fungi are mushrooms! CLASSIFICATION To understand what mushrooms are, we first have to know how everything within the living world is classified (figure 1). Within the group Life, we have first the Domain and then the Kingdoms of which right now seven exists (figure 2). Figure … Continue reading What are Mushrooms?