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

OCR
410/Index
Damping off disease (see Fusarium)
delayed release nutrients, 1 26
dehydrator, 1 56
depth rings, 135
die back disease (see Virus)
dikaryon, 27
dikaryotization, 7
Doratomyces, 277

DNA, 334
dry bubble (see Verticillium)
drying, 156
ducting, 70

genes, 333
genetics, 334
genotype, 334
Geotrichum, 284
germination, 8, 24
germ pore, 7

glove box, 17,19
grains, 42-43
Gram positive, 250
Gram negative, 355
greenhouse, 62

growing room, 61,98
gypsum (see Calcium sulfate)

e
endospore, 250
Epicoccum, 279
express compost, 1 06

f
fans, 68

h
haploid, 6
harvesting, 155
heating, 73
hemicellulose, 78
HEPA filters (see Micron)
heterothallic, 337
homothallic, 337
horse manure, 78, 81

filling, 98
filters, filtration, 18, 45, 70, 72

Hum/cola, 96, 286

firefang (see Actinornyces)
Flammulina velutipes, 11 5, 1 72

humidity, 74, 140, 144

flies, 97, 320
flushes, 150
formulas
agar, 20
air exchange, 69
spawn, 46
compost, 81 -82

casing, 132
freeze drying, 156
fruitbody, 4
fruiting, 140
fungus gnats (see Sciarids)
Fusarium, 281

g
gametes, 335

humidistats, 74

hygrometer, 76
hyphae, 7
hyphal aggregate, 34
hyphosphere, 355
Hypomyces (see Dactyl/urn)

I
initiation (pinhead), 140-141
incubation, 57
inky caps (see Copr/nus)
inoculation, 48, 51
instar, 321
insulation, 63
interferon, 345
illegitimate mating, 337

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