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
Index/41 1

k
karyogamy, 9
knotting, 1 43

I
laminar flow systems, 347
Lentinus edodes, 11 3-1 14, 176
Lepista nuda, 1 80

lignin, 78, 114
lignicolous fungi, 11 4
lights, 74, 1 47
lime (see Calcium carbonate)
liquid inoculation, 55-56
liquid nitrogen, 39

n
natural culture, 110
nematodes, 97, 130, 331
neopeptone, 20
Neurospora, 296
nitrogen, 79, 82-83

0
olive green mold (see Chaetomium)
overlay, 1 43
oxygen, 68, 83
oyster mushroom (see Pleurotus)
oyster shell, 132

log culture, 114, 177
long composfing, 89

m

p

Panaeolus cyanescens, 127, 183

malt agar, 20
mating type, 336
media preparation, 1 9
medicinal properties, 343
meiosis, 335
mesophiles, 88
microclimate, 1 29
micron filters, 348

Panaeolus subbalteafus, 1 86

microorganisms, 79, 96, 129, 353

perlite, 54
pests, 318

microporous filters, 45, 11 6
mini-logs, 116, 179
mites, 328
335
Monilia, 288
monokaryon, 27, 340
Mucor, 290
multispore culture, 24
mushroom extracts, 357
mushroom life cycle, 5-6
mutation, 334
Mycogone, 294
Mycelia Sterilia, 292
Myceliopthora, 267

mycelium, 4, 6, 10, 25

Papulospora, 298
pasteurization, 97, 1 30
patching, 142
pathogens, 235
peat moss, 1 31

Penicillium, 300, 348
perithecium, 263, 295

pH, 20, 130
Phase I composting, 78
Phase II composting, 78, 96, 97, 100
phenotype, 334
phorids, 323
photosensitive, 1 47
phototropism, 1 47
picking, 1 55

pig manure, 80
pinheads (see primordia)
pin molds (see Rhizopus, Mucor)
Pleurotus ostreafus (type variety), 11 5, 1 89
P/euro fus ostreatus (Florida variety), 1 93
potatoe dextrose agar, 20

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