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About me

Marisa Peña Diaz

"I came to mushroom growing industryby chance and the world of cultivated mushrooms became my passion and my profession. "

Since then I have researched and innovated in the different techniques of mushroom spawn elaboration and the obtaining of new varieties, the introduction of new technologies and the improvement of the composting and cultivation processes of the different species of edible and medicinal mushrooms. And I have led national and international research projects.

During 30 years I have put all my experience, my capacity of learning, innovation and spirit of overcoming, to the service of this sector.

I have advised and worked in different composting plants, spawn laboratories and cultivation facilities all over the world solving different problems.

Thanks to my extensive knowledge, great practical experience and my global and integrative vision of the world of applied mycology, I can answer your questions, guide you and avoid errors in your new projects and offer advice to companies already implemented to improve their productivity.

I am official distributor of UnicornBags sterilizable filter bags. They are used for spawn production, mushroom cultivation and biocontrol (the growth of biological control agents).

Consultancy

New developments, derivatives and other uses

Mushrooms can be cultivated not only as food, but also as a source of useful substances for industry and as a source of health.We advise on the development of biotechnology to obtain extracts, enzymes, biofertilizers, biocontrol agents, nutraceuticals, molecules with biological activity, useful...

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Filtered Bags

NEW!! BIOCONTROL Bags(patent pending)

These bags allow incubation and drying in a clean and safe environment in a single bag without the need to pour the contents into another bag..Contact us for more information.

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BIODEGRADABLE FILTER BAGS: AN INNOVATIVE AND SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION FROM UNICORN BAGS FOR MUSHROOMS GROWING AND BIOCONTROL

UNICORN bags have always had a strong interest in sustainability and environmental car. That is why 15 years ago they developed a line of biodegradable filter bags, but by then they were ahead of their time, and users did not show much interest in this matter, so this project was stalled. But times are changing and now we are witnessing the growth of greater environmental awareness and this...

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Mycological Dictionary

Egg

The button stage of a mushroom with a universal veil (e.g., Volvariella volvacea)

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