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Mushrooms in basement (fourth part, last one)

19 сентября 2010

home-made, mycelium, compost

Casing soil

Mycelium growing in the compost

When is compost pressed, it is transferred to the mushroom growing room, and placed on the shelves (in the case of multi-zones system of cultivation). Constructions of the shelves are made of different material — corner pipe, wood. The main thing is that they bear the weight of bags. Weight of one bag of compost is an average of 20 kilograms.

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Mushrooms in the basement (third part)

18 сентября 2010

home-made, mycelium, compost

Mushroom growing in artificial conditiones has two main fases:
Compost making and Mushroom growing. About compost producton we spoke previously, in (Part One and Part Two.) In this Third part, we will speak about Compost Spawning.


To produce mushrooms, the most important factor is to liberate compost of Amonium, (NH3), because it is poisonous for mycelium.

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Mushroom in the basement (second part)

23 июля 2010

home-made, mycelium, compost

Mushrooms growing in artificial conditions include two fazes:
– The compost production;
– Mushrooms growing.
This assay will speak about compost production (what is don by special technology). Quality of compost will have consequence on future mushrooms production.

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Mushroom in basement (first part)

20 апреля 2010

home-made, compost

Straw in round bales
Mushrooms what we are growing in artificial conditions has not any bad chemical properties, and they can be used without any risk, for cooking. Most popular growing mushrooms are Champignons – Agaricus bisporus.

To growing mushrooms needs to have space with high factor of thermo isolation. These are cellars, basements. We can grow mushrooms in the glasshouses, during winter, when has not problems with cool air.

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Retaining Mushroom Whiteness

Shafaquath ali, Bengaluru:

My button mushroom although looks white initially, soon in a days time becomes Brown. How to retain...

Mushroom in basement (first part)


what is the influence of NH4 in composting.

Mushroom in basement (first part)


what is the importance of NH4 in spawn run compost. what is the ranage better for good spawn run.

watering first flush mushrooms

Anwer Zaib Karachi Pakistan:

Dear Everybody

How are you
I am Anwer Zaib from Karachi Pakistan
I am interested in Button...

watering first flush mushrooms

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watering first flush mushrooms

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watering first flush mushrooms

shankar khandelwal, sonipat,haryana,indi:


Царев Александр Владимирович:

Dear Shahnaz!
If I understand correctly, you have problems in switching from vegetative growth of...

Suhail, Riyadh:

I am trying to build a very small scale white button mushroom farm running on imported Phase 3 compost...

Mushrooms in Kazahstan

Fred Siewert - Almaty:

I am intrested in your mushroom production and would like further contact.I am an interpreneur with my...

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