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
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
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
Welcome. If you are coming directly from my article Things to know before starting a mushroom farm and want to learn more about substrates, supplementation, and sterilization than go ahead. If you are coming directly to this site and you do not have read the article, I highly recommend reading it first. The article gives … Continue reading How Substrate Influences your Mushroom Yield
While the title seems clickbaity, it’s actually not. Bare with me, and I will tell you why your substrate really can boost your income. Let’s go right into it. When it comes to money, the secret is to know how you can get more out of what you already have. This doesn’t mean that you … Continue reading How You can Get More (Money) Out of Your Substrate!