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Oyster mushroom cultivation process.

Mushroom House

- A thatched Shed of 16 sq.m. is required. Divide the shed into spawn running and cropping rooms.

- Spawn running room: maintain 25-300C, provide ventilation, no light is required

- Cropping room: Maintain 23-250C, RH above 75-80% with moderate light and aeration.

(Digital Thermometers and Humidity meters are available in the market)

Oyster mushroom cultivation process.

Spawn (Mushroom Seeding)

- Suitable substrate: Sorghum, Maize or, Wheat grains

- Preparation of spawn: Half cooked grains, air dried, mixed with calcium carbonate powder at 2% level, fill the grains in empty glucose drip bottles, plug with cotton and sterilize in cooker for 2 hours.

- Put the pure culture of the fungus (Procured from agriculture departments/agrl. Universities) and incubate at room temperature for 15 days. Use 15-18 days old spawn for spawning.

Preparation of Mushroom bed

- Suitable substrate: Paddy/wheat straw, sugarcane bagasse, hulled maize cobs

- Cooking of substrate: Cut into 5cm bits, soak in potable water for 5 hrs, boil water for one hour, drain the water, air dry to 65% moisture (no water drips when squeezed between hands)

Preparation of bags:

- Use 60 ×30 cm polythene bags (both sides open).

- Keep the beds moist by periodical spraying with water.

- Tie one end of the bag, put two holes of 1 cm dia in the middle.

- Put a handful of cooked straw in the bag to a height of 5 cm; sprinkle about 25 g of spawn.

- Layer the straw to 25 cm height. Repeat the process to get four layers of spawn and 5 layers of straw.

- Tie the mouth and arrange beds in tiers in the spawn running room.

- After 15-20 days, cut and remove the polythene bag and transfer the beds to the cropping room.


- Mushroom pinheads appear on the 3rd day of the opening of beds and mature in 3 days.

- Harvest matured mushrooms daily or alternate days, before spraying water.

- The second and third harvest can be obtained after scraping the surface of beds after the first or second harvest.

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