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 species, commonly known as oyster mushrooms, are edible fungi cultivated worldwide especially in South East Asia, India, Europe and Africa [1].
The fact that oyster mushroom fruit are delicious, said Dahmen, was a consolation whenever the growing process went awry.
Production of liquid spawn of an edible grey oyster mushroom Pleurotus pulmonarius (Fr.
Velez describes how, in less than a week, baby oyster mushrooms begin to grow and double in size every day.
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.