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About me

Marisa Peña Díaz

"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

Mushroom Cultivation

Each producer has their own approach to cultivation, which is what makes our profession so complex and interesting. The growing cycle, the raw materials and the quality of the mushrooms to be harvested combine to create the daily growing pattern.Consulting is not simply answering the questions you...

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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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VALORISATION OF THE SPENT MUSHROOM SUBSTRATE (SMS) IS CRUCIAL FOR DEVELOPING A SUSTAINABLE MUSHROOM INDUSTRY IN THE FRAME OF A CIRCULAR-ECONOMY MODEL

The study of the exploitation potential of the Spent substrate from mushroom cultivation has been a topic that has always aroused my curiosity. Many years ago, it has been 20 years since I began my research and experiences in relation to this matter, back in 2003, when almost no one was talking about sustainability, climate change or the circular economy, much less in the field of mushrooms...

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Mycological Dictionary

Nucleus

Concentrated mass of differentiated protoplasm in cells containing chromosomes and playing an integral role in the reproduction and continuation of genetic material.

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