Growing gourmet and medical mushrooms

Paul Stamets. Growing gourmet and medical mushrooms. - Ten Speed Press, 2000

Содержание

1. Mushrooms, Civilization and History

2. The Role of Mushrooms in Nature

3.Selecting a Candidate for Cultivation

4. Natural Culture: Creating Mycological Landscapes

5. The Stametsian Model: Permaculture with a Mycological Twist

6. Materials fo rFormulating a Fruiting Substrate

7. Biological Efficiency: An Expression of Yield

8. Home-made vs. Commercial Spawn

9. The Mushroom Life Cycle

10. The Six Vectors of Contamination

11. Mind and Methods for Mushroom Culture

12. Culturing Mushroom Mycelium on Agar Media

13. The Stock Culture Library: A Genetic Bank of Mushroom Strains

14. Evaluating a Mushroom Strain

15. Generating Grain Spawn

16. Creating Sawdust Spawn

17. Growing Gourmet Mushrooms on Enriched Sawdust

18. Cultivating Gourmet Mushrooms on Agricultural Waste Products

19. Cropping Containers

20. Casing: A Topsoil Promoting Mushroom Formation

21. Growth Parameters for Gourmet and Medicinal Mushroom Species

Spawn Run: Colonizing the Substrate

Primordia Formation: The Initiation Strategy

Fruitbody (Mushroom) Development

The Gilled Mushrooms

The Polypore Mushrooms of the Genera Ganoderma, Grifola and Polyporus

The Lion’s Mane of the Genus Hericium

The Wood Ears of the Genus Auricularia

The Morels: Land-Fish Mushrooms of the Genus Morchella

The Morel Life Cycle

22. Maximizing the Substrate’s Potential through Species Sequencing

23. Harvesting, Storing, and Packaging the Crop for Market

24. Mushroom Recipes: Enjoying the Fruits of Your Labors

25. Cultivation problems & Their Solutions: A Troubleshoting guide

Appendices

I. Description of Environment for a Mushroom Farm

II. Designing and Building A Spawn Laboratory

III. The Growing Room: An Environment for Mushroom Formation & Development

IV. Resource Directory

V. Analyses of Basic Materials Used in Substrate Preparation

VI. Data Conversion Tables

Glossary

Bibliography

Acknowledgments

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GROWTH PARAMETERS

the strain that is being
gist who has grown morels using the techniques outlined by the patent. Either
has
been
left
out.
To this day, I do not
grown is unique, or critical information, obviously proprietary,
using the patented
know what is missing. However, the growers at Morel Mountain, the company accomplishing a
their
skill
at
mushroom
cultivation.
They
are
method, should be complimented for
mycologists worldwide.
feat in mushroom cultivation that has foiled the attempts of skilled

related species, the famous
I have some insights which may be useful in the cultivation of a
the cultivation of the
Black Morel, Morchella angusticeps. My research has concentrated on
Washington State, where
Black Morel because this species is the most common Morel in western
cultivation, and develop
I live. All readers of this book are encouraged to experiment with Morel
the patented processes.
their own, unique techniques which do not come into legal conflict with
For instance, Oyster
To date, all cultivated mushrooms can be grown by more than one method.
sawdust
or
coffee
plants.
Over
the
years
many techniques
mushrooms can be grown on straw or
With
more
experimentahave evolved for culturing Shiitake, Nameko, Reishi and Shaggy Manes.
tion, Morels will be no exception.

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