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The technicians in charge of the spawn elaboration, the technicians in charge of substrate processing and composting or the mushroom growers how you are too busy with the day-to-day running of your composting plant, your spawn laboratory or your cultivation facility. This blog aims to offer you many practical and useful tips, perhaps some of the tips are familiar to you, or describe quite logical situations. But there may also be some situations that you have never thought of before, So how do you manage things in your crop, spawn laboratory or composting yard? Maybe there are some things you could do better or differently!

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

Created on 21.11.2023Foto de la autora: recogida de SPCH tras su ciclo de cultivo

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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Marisa Peña interview in Fresh Plaza

Created on 07.07.2022hongos gourmet

I am convinced that the 21st century is going to be the century of the development of fungi as biofactoriesAlthough they are usually available in the vegetable section of stores and supermarkets, we should recall that fungi belong to a biological kingdom separate from plants, one of the five different kingdoms in which living organisms can be classified based on their evolutionary kinship. The...

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

Created on 15.10.2020hongo.melena.de.leon

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

Created on 15.01.2020bio

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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MUSHROOMS SOLUTIONS WAS IN THE MUSHROOMS DAYS 2019

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This past May, MUSHROOMS SOLUTIONS was at the MUSHROOMS DAYS in Brabanthallen`s Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands, where the 35th edition of the MUSHROOMS DAYS was held from May 22nd to 24th.This event is an excellent opportunity for the cultivated mushroom sector to get to know each other, for the exchange the experiences and to keep up to date with the latest developments in the sector.MUSHROOMS...

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NEW AUTOCLAVABLE MUSHROOMS BAGS TUMBLER OF UNICORN BAGS

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For best results with your spawn run, it is necessary to fully mix the spawn with the substrate after it is sealed in the bag.  Shaking the bag by hand helps, but does not fully do the job.  Some mechanical shakers can damage the bags and lead to contamination.  UNICORN BAGS  has developed a double axis tumbler that safely and completely mixes the spawn with the substrate...

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THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF POULTRY MANURE IN COMPOST FOR MUSHROOM CULTIVATION

Created on 24.04.2019Almacenaniento  de la gallinaza

Chicken manure, popularly known as -Gallinaza- is a good that was scarce a few years ago for composting plants in Spain. There were several reasons for this, among others that the management of it was in the hands of a few suppliers who struggled to establish a kind of monopoly with this product. Fortunately, this situation has now changed, new farms have been integrated as suppliers and there is...

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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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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

Innoculation

The planting of mushroom spawn into the prepared substrate or compost.

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