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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

Spawn Elaboration

We help to design and start up new spawn laboratory installations with different degrees of technification: from simple installations to the latest biotechnological developments. We provide technical support and technology transfer to improve the quality of inoculum and commercialspawnproduction.We...

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Filtered Bags

Test tubes & Containers

PE (Polyethylene) tubes and containers with lid, for tissue culture. The lid can have a microfilter adapted to send live samples or may lack a filter. Soon they will also be available in PP.They can be used for mycelium or tissue culture, they are hermetically sealed and reusable.You can choose the...

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HERICIUM ERINACEUS (Lion`s Mane): A MEDICINAL MUSHROOM AND A GUN FOR BRAIN REJUVENATION, PREVENT AND REVERT THE ALZHÉIMER AND THE PROBLEMS OF MEMORY.

Today I want to tell you about a very interesting cultivated mushroom, this mushroom has a strange appearance of a white sponge or pompom and receives the nickname Lion's mane. Well, this kind of white sponge is a fungus called Hericium erinaceus and has amazing medicinal properties.In Japan, the Lion's Mane is popularly known as Yamabushitake, a word composed of Yamabushi and Take. The...

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Mycological Dictionary

Agar

A hydrocolloid derived from some red seaweeds (e.g. Graciliaria, Gelidium, etc.)commonly used for solidifying culture media for supporting the growth of mushrooms cultures and various microbial organisms.

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