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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INDEX
a

buffers, 131
bulk pasteurization, 101

abnormalities, 1 52
abort, 1 47

bulk room, 102-103

Actinomyces, 96, 246
activated charcoal, 28
adenosine monophosphate, 358
aerobic, 84
algae, 355
agar media, 19, 20
Agaricus bitorquis, 1 61
Agaricus brunnescens, 1 40, 1 64
air, 66
air circulation, 71, 151
air exchanges, 69, 97, 1 52
alleles, 334

Alternaria, 257
ammonia, 82, 104
anaerobic, 84, 87
anastomosis, 8, 27
antibiotics, 20
Arthrobofrys, 332
Aspergi//us, 259

b
Bacillus, 248
bacteria, 28-29, 43, 96, 248
bacterial blotch, 153, 252
bacterial pit, 252
bags (plastic), 11 6, 119
basidium, 4, 1 2
bifactorial mating system, 337
biomass, 97
bipolar, 1 67
Botiyt is, 262
botulism (see Clostridium)
bran, 54
breeding (see Genetics)
brown mold (see Botrytis, Papulospora)

C
calcium carbonate, 47, 81, 131
calcium sulfate, 47, 81
carbon dioxide, 126, 129, 143
caramellization, 21, 89
casing, 127
cecids, 325
cellulose, 78, 115
C/iaetomium, 97, 264
chicken manure, 79-80
chlorine, 155
chromosome, 334
Chrysosporium, 226
Cladosporium, 268
C/os tridium, 250
clamp connection, 8, 10
cloning, 29
C:N ratio, 83
cobweb mold (see Dactylium)
compost, 77
turning, 87
conditioning, 97
cooldown, 104
contaminants, 233
Copelandia, 13, 183
Coprinus comatus, 1 68
Coprinus sp. 226, 270
cottony mycelium, 33, 35
cow manure, 80
cropping, 150
Cryptococcus, 273

d
Dac/ylium, 275

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