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There are plants that grow from seed and are green in color but these mushrooms are living tissues of fungi and mostly feed on rotten wood. The part of this mushroom that remains underground and is living tissue is called mycelium. You can mix mycelium with saw dust and start your own cultivation. There are things that you need to know about growing the spawn. These are important.

Mycelium for breeding When you are searching for the mycelium – you will have to get some fresh fungi that have got their stems intact. These stems are important for breeding. So you must choose the fungi that have got stems without any cuts or nicks. There are stores where you will find these Oyster mushroom spawn for sale and their mycelium will help you to start the base for breeding. You have to nurture the spawns to start breeding quality sprouts. Substrate for the mycelium The substrate is important for the growth of the sprouts and you will do well if you start gathering substrates like straw, sawdust, logs and cardboard. Gather these things in a closed area and you would do better to disinfect the area and then keep it closed. The ground and the air are to be disinfected and all the equipment should be sterilized too. Keep the substrate


humid for healthy development of the Oyster mushroom spawn. Dry substrate will crack and the cultivation will get hampered. Too much wet environment will allow the growth of bacteria. You should remember that sterilization happens at 200degree F and with a pressure of 15 psi for a time of 45 minutes. You will find all the details in Agrinoon and then go for the right substrate. Multiplying the spawn The spawn is the material that you have for growing the mushroom. This material is to be inoculated with the mycelium. This vegetative growth called mycelium or the fungus will then start producing the sprouts. This will happen when the temperature is right and the producing condition is perfect. You should take care that the nurturing is good for the sprouts. Soon you will find the spawns multiplying and growing too. You will have to keep them in dark place. The whole process will take few months and then when they grow to a certain number; you will find a whitish coating on the top of the substrate.

Need lots of patience You are going towards developing edible sprouts and it will take some time. You will have to keep patience. The mycelium will take some time to give you proper substrate and then the spawns will have to be produced. Commercial cultivator The journey of growing the mushrooms starts when the substrate is ready and the spawns come out. Practice proper process and soon you will become a commercial cultivator. Once the growth comes, you know the whole circle. You will know how to keep the place cool and shady and completely disinfect the area and the tools. You will also know the way to help breeding with proper substrate. You are now ready with the different steps and a complete knowledge on the proper way to grow the spawns. These will help you with your production and soon you will become a successful cultivator.


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5 Things need to Know before Growing Oyster mushroom spawn For a Livings  

There are plants that grow from seed and are green in color but these mushrooms are living tissues of fungi and mostly feed on rotten wood....

5 Things need to Know before Growing Oyster mushroom spawn For a Livings  

There are plants that grow from seed and are green in color but these mushrooms are living tissues of fungi and mostly feed on rotten wood....

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