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Questions and answers: diseases

mushroom virus

7 декабря 2012

diseases

I cultivate oyster mushrooms and faced such a obstacle. when time comes straw begs are thoroughly colonized bu mycelium in fully white manner. However the fruit of it grows in dense or it develops crust like fungi. Please advise me on this matter (really stuck).

If you do have any solution for me here is my email tkhoshtaria82@gmail.com
looking forward to hearing shortly.

Tony

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Compost desease (mold)

6 февраля 2012

diseases, growing technology

Dear Mrs Ljiljana,
I have this compost for a week now, It was a phase III compost and arrived with a big problem from the first day : it overheated in the truck some of the bags were over 40 degrees Celsius, I cooled it down ti 10 -17 degrees and from there begone the problem.... This mold appeared when the temperature inside was over 20 degrees and in the compost 22.
It appeared only in the affected bags where there was no more mycelium. The humidity inside was over 93 RH.
I talked with someone here with more expirience and told me that is a humidity mold and I should not be afraid. Also gaved me some indication to introduce fresh air increase ventilation to 100% and lower the humidity for 12 hours.
Now I am covering the compost! What should I look for these days??

Liviu Gheorghiu

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Mummy disease

12 октября 2010

diseases

I am a small commercial organic mushroom grower and I am having a problem with my mushroom growing and want to try and work out what it is and make sure the mushrooms are still edible, I have still been eating them with no ill effects! The base of the mushrooms look like the photos in Mummy disease but the stalks are not bent and the mushrooms are not browning and the yield has not decreased. However after picking some mushrooms develope a white fungus around where the cut on the stem is that looks like the base of the mushrooms in the mummy disease photos so I thought it was mummy disease so I would like to discuss this with other growers to see if I can work out whether I actually have a problem or not.

Jean MacLeod

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Comments

Without chicken manure compost? Yes, it's possible...

Arti india:

Please let me know the option of nitrogen producing compost with out chicken,my mail id artidarda@gmail...

Shaurya:

Thanks sir si nice of you

James:

What can I use as a substitute for peat moss as casing soil? I thick layer of mycelia known as stroma...

Compost production: estimation of the process according...

sean toronto ontario canada:

Can you help me understand the plenum in the aerated tunnel? I need to know what calculations i need...

Mushrooms in Kazahstan

Muhammad Abbas, Peshawar, Pakistan:

Assalam-o-Alaikum!
Hi!
I would like to serve my services for Kazakhstan mushroom companies or Russian...

Without chicken manure compost? Yes, it's possible...

shahbaz h.:

It looks good ,but how about production i.e mushroom kg/m2

Without chicken manure compost? Yes, it's possible...

Rajeev gupta:

Please Let me know the alternative used for Compost in place of chicken manure

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Arkansas, U.S.:

What size bags are used in the pictures and where is a good place to source them?

How long can mushrooms be kept fresh?

U.Harsha vardhan, Nellore,Andhra pradesh:

How to prevent inked caps in mushrooms

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