About Mushroom

Mushroom is one of the most using and considered as a vegetable for nutrition worldwide there are so many dishes make from mushroom and may dish name is variable as per every country for mushroom, so many people use mushroom for salads, stews, soups, and on pizzas. Also Mushrooms is good for, protein, low calorie source of fiber and  antioxidants. They may also allay the risk of developing serious health conditions, such as diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cancer, heart disease


Mushroom Farming

Today we will discuss about mushroom farming, Worldwide many country do a farming for mushroom mainly China, US, Germany, India, Italy and Netherlands are the top producers of mushrooms. Its farming related business, IF you don’t have any concern with farming sector then even also you can prefer this business, and mushroom farming is most profitable business, we will give below all details information about mushroom farming

Mushroom Market

Before starting mushroom farm you have make sure for mushroom market in your area or you have to make sure how you are going to sale your mushroom to end user this is your first workout before start mushroom farming because it is very easy make product but its very hard to sale it to other, so you have good plan for sale mushroom,.


Investment for Mushroom Farming

As you know that every business require at least minimum investment and this rule is also have for mushroom farming, you have to select whether you have to start it small level or big level as per requirement you will require investment, you should have some money with you after farm start so you can handle your working capital in this business


Location for Mushroom Farming

You have to select best location for your mushroom farming, if you have your own farm then you can start to use your own farm for mushroom farming or else you have to find best place for you mushroom farming, location should be near your hometown and also it should be easy to reach at farm and electricity connectivity should be there and main is pollution free environment should be there

Raw Material for Mushroom farming

Before starting mushroom farm you have to check available source for getting raw material for mushroom farming because if you don’t get raw material on time then your all money will be waste for this business and for mushroom farming you will require spawn, wheat straw or barley straw, insecticides and formalin many raw material for it.


Shed For Mushroom farm


 Before start preparation for mushroom farm shed you have to decide in what quantity you are going to make production for mushroom as per this you have to construct shed for mushroom farm because your shed size is depend on your product making capacity for mushroom


Different types of Mushrooms

Mushroom Farming
Mushroom Farming

You have to select which types mushroom types you want to cultivate because each types of mushroom has different method of cultivation so you need to have decide it below are the list of different types of mushroom

  • Button Mushroom
  • Oyster Mushroom
  • Enokitake Mushroom
  • Morel Mushroom
  • Milky Mushroom
  • Maitake Mushroom
  • Cremini Mushroom
  • Porcini Mushroom
  • Paddy Straw Mushroom
  • Portobello Mushroom

Making Compost for Mushroom

If you want to make compost for oyster mushroom then  wheat straw, dried water hyacinth, banana leaves, corncobs, sugarcane bagasse, cotton waste or sawdust ae used for cultivation. The materials are usually composted for 6-30 days before use, depending on the substrate.

You have to make sure how make compost as making compost process is different as per the location and environment and you have to follow it and need to search as per your area


Preparation of beds for of mushroom cultivation

  • You have to Wash your hands thoroughly with antiseptic lotion. And you need to use polythene cover and tie it from the bottom end with a thread and turn it inwards.
  • You have to maintain room temperature as per requirement for mushroom.
  • You have to Make store of paddy straw or wheat straw
  • You need to cut straw in 5 to 6 cm sizes
  • once you cut the straw you have to keep it for Soaking in cold water for 4-5 hours
  • once straw ready for further the you have to keep Spawn ready for next
  • Arrange Poly bag with of size 60 x 30 cm, with a thickness of 70 to 80 gauges for cultivation.
  • you have to Strip one side at the end of bag
  • after that you have to fill straw till to a height level comes up with 2-4 inch
  • After that you have to sprinkle the spawn on that straw and you have to follow this step to every of 2-4 inch straw layer.
  • Repeat this process to get 4-5 straw layers with spawns
  • After that filling slightly press the bag and tight with thread
  • Put some very small hole for ventilation to bag you can do 6 to 7 hole to bag
  • And mark to the bag with date so easy that identify the date in future
  • Finally Hanging this bag to rope system



Precautions for mushroom farming

  • Keep protection from rat as rate eat spawn and mushroom also you need keep away.
  • Periodically you have to sprinkle water to maintain the required temperature.
  • You should not spray any insecticides on the mushroom beds and in rooms as well.
  • Keep the room dark so that spawn growth will be faster.
  • Do not allow visit again and again in the room or in mushroom bed



How long does mushroom take to be harvested?


Mushroom harvesting can go up to 35 to 42 days and its depend on how you maintain the temperature and other thinks


Note: We just try to share information which we have and before taking action for mushroom farming you have to ask the expert for it so you can make success full in mushroom farming


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