Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation

Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation: Simple to Advanced and Experimental Techniques for Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation

Non-Fiction, Education, Agriculture & Farming, Science & Maths, Biology & Life Sciences
Paperback Published on: 18/09/2014
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Synopsis

The go-to guide on mushroom farming and cultivation! This is a reference book for the next generation of DIY mycologists. Sandor Ellix Katz, author of The Art of Fermentation A clear, comprehensive guide that is a gift to amateur as well as professional mushroom growers. Toby Hemenway, author of Gaia's Garden In Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation, professional mushroom grower and biologist Tradd Cotter shares the results of his groundbreaking research gives, giving readers an A to Z guide for cultivating mushrooms - from sourcing laboratory equipment at low cost to starting cultures and spawn generation - without chemical or electrical input. Readers will learn: How to cultivate morels indoors and outdoorsIndispensable descriptions of 25+ different genus of mushroomsTraining mycelium to respond to specific contaminantsPerpetuating spawn on cardboard without the use of electricityPreparing tinctures, powders and mushroom-infused honeyMaking an antibacterial mushroom cutting boardHow to grow mushrooms on your old denim jeans! Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation is aimed towards readers wanting to grow mushrooms without the use of pesticides, and the author takes this "organic" drive one step further by introducing an entirely new way of thinking - looking at the potential to grow mushrooms on just about anything, anywhere and by anyone.

  • Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781603584555
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 1089g
  • Dimensions: 254 x 204 x 26 mm

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