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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GROWING GOURMET AND MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS
Steps for Creating Second and Third Generation Grain Spawn
Autoclavable Spawn Bags
Liquid Inoculation Techniques
Spore Mass Inoculation
Liquid Inoculation Techniques: Mycelial Fragmentation and Fermentation
Pelletized (Granular) Spawn
Matching the Spawn with the Substrate: Critical Choices on the Mycelial Path
Spawn Storage

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16. treating Sasvdtist Spawn

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Inoculating Sawdust

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17. Growing Gourmet Mushrooms on Enriched Sawdust

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The Supplemented Sawdust "Fruiting" Formula: Creating the Production Block
Testing For Moisture Content
Choosing a Sterilizer, a.k.a the Retort or Autoclave
Sterilization of Supplemented Substrates
Post-Autoclaving
Unloading the Autoclave
Atmospheric Steam Sterilization of Sawdust Substrates
Inoculation of Supplemented Sawdust: Creating the Production Block
Incubation of the Production Blocks
Achieving Full Colonization on Supplemented Sawdust
Handling the Bags Post Full Colonization

18. Cultivating Gourmet Mushrooms on Agricultural Waste Products
Alternative Fruiting Formulas
Heat Treating the Bulk Substrate
Alternative Methods for Rendering Straw & other
Bulk Substrates for Mushroom Cultivation

19. Cropping Containers
Tray Culture
Vertical Wall Culture
Slanted Wall or "A" Frame Culture
Bag Culture
Column Culture
Bottle Culture

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