The mushroom cultivator. A practical guide to growing mushrooms at home

Paul Stamets. The mushroom cultivator. A practical guide to growing mushrooms at home. - Agarikon press, 1983

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FOREWORD by Dr. Andrew Weil

PREFACE

I. INTRODUCTION TO MUSHROOM CULTURE

II. STERILE TECHNIQUE AND AGAR CULTURE

III. GRAIN CULTURE

IV. THE MUSHROOM GROWING ROOM

V. COMPOST PREPARATION

VI. NON-COMPOSTED SUBSTRATES

VII. SPAWNING AND SPAWN RUNNING IN BULK SUBSTRATES

VIII. THE CASING LAYER

IX. STRATEGIES FOR MUSHROOM FORMATION (PINHEAD INITIATION)

X. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: SUSTAINING THE MUSHROOM CROP

XL GROWING PARAMETERS FOR VARIOUS MUSHROOM SPECIES

XII. CULTIVATION PROBLEMS AND THEIR SOLUTIONS: A TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

XIII. THE CONTAMINANTS OF MUSHROOM CULTURE: IDENTIFICATION AND CONTROL

XIV. THE PESTS OF MUSHROOM CULTURE

XV. MUSHROOM GENETICS

APPENDICES

GLOSSARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

PHOTOGRAPHY AND ILLUSTRATION CREDITS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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STERILIZATION AND POURING
OF AGAR MEDIUM
GERMINATION OF SPORES

AND ISOLATION OF MUSHROOM
MYCELIUM FROM CONTAMINANTS
PROPAGATION OF PURE CULTURES

STERILIZATION

INOCULATION OF GRAIN

OF GRAIN MEDIA

INOCULATION ONTO WOOD DOWELLS

LAYING OUT OF SPAWN

PLUGGING LOGS

CASING WITH SOIL-LIKE MIXTURE

INOCULATION OF BULK SUBSTRATE

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LOG CULTURE

MOUND

BAG
CULTURE

(BED) CULTURE

RACK
CULTURE

COLUMN
CULTURE

Figure 1 Diagram illustrating overview of general techniques for the cultivation of
mushrooms.

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