oyster mushroom


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oyster mushroom

An edible fungus, Pleurotus ostreatus, used in the diet as an antioxidant and cholesterol-lowering agent.
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The commercial production of oyster mushroom is largely determined by the availability and utilization of cheap and locally organic materials of which agricultural lingo-cellulose waste represent the ideal and most promising substrate for cultivation of Oyster mushroom.
Pleurotus florida is white oyster mushroom it is white in colour from primordial/pin head formation to maturity.
This research was undertaken with the aim of investigating whether oyster mushroom can be grown well with easily available substrates, so that the agro pastoral community can benefit from mushroom production.
The obtained results proved that the oyster mushroom (Pleurotus florida) gave maximum (4 flushes) by using 70g spawn rate per kg substrate dry weight basis.
Keywords: Oyster mushroom, growth parameters, nutrition parameters, comparison, Pakistan.
In the wild, oyster mushrooms are primary decomposers of newly dead trees, especially low-density hardwoods such as cottonwood and poplar.
In 10 days, the kit promised, I'd enjoy a half-pound of flesh oyster mushrooms.
Keywords: Oyster mushroom, substrates, spawn running, strains
Although, autoclaving was the best method for substrate pre-treatment, however hot water pasteurisation at 60degC for 3 h of sugarcane bagasse proved to be a viable and promising method of substrate pre-treatment, which can be adopted to produce a good yield of oyster mushroom especially in rural areas, where autoclave sterilisation is not feasible.
Growth rate of white oyster mushroom affected by many factor, such as pH, water content, temperature and nutrition of medium (Moerdiati, et al., 2007).
Free from any proteins, fats, taste or odour, the patented ingredient is produced under strict quality control from its origin of certified organic oyster mushroom (Pleurotusostreatus, hiratake).