Paddy-straw mushroom

Paddy-straw mushroom (Volvariella volvacea) Volvariella volvacea Sing., the paddy straw mushroom, or straw mushroom is the most popular mushroom in Southeast Asia. V.diplasia is white while V. volvacea is blackish. …

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Milky Mushroom

Milky Mushroom

Milky Mushroom (Calocybe indica): Calocybe indica is an edible white summer mushroom also known as milky mushroom. It can be easily grown in the temperature range of 25-350C. It has …

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Oyster mushroom

Oyster mushroom

Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus sajor-caju) This mushroom gained importance during the last decade and now several species of Pleurotus are available for commercial production such as: P.sajor-caju, P.florida, P.sapidus, P.eryngii, P.columbinus, …

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White Button Mushroom

White Button Mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) Favourable season : Oct. to March (for plains of India) Required temp. and humidity:14-220C and 80-85% Cultivation process involves four major steps a. Preparation of …

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white bottom mushroom

Spawn And Its Production

Spawn And Its Production • Spawn is the planting material for the cultivated mushroom. • It is merely the vegetative mycelium from a selected mushroom strain grown in a convenient …

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Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms

Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms

Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms Mushrooms are classified into two broad categories: edible mushrooms and poisonous mushrooms. Edible Species People normally have diverse reactions to the foods they ingest – this …

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