- Clean around and inside the incubation house using a broom. Always inspect for cleanliness before entering with new spawn bags.
- After inoculation, transfer substrate bags to mushroom incubation house.
- Place bags on shelves for incubation.
Bags can be placed horizontally or vertically, which takes more space.
Note: At the beginning, little ventilation and light should be allowed. After about 10 days, there ventilation should regulate the desired temperature. After 20 – 25 days, area should be well ventilated and more light can be let in for constant monitoring.
- Visually check mycelium on a daily basis looking for abnormal mycelium (such as black spots, green spots, brown spots, orange or red spots, etc….).
Try to find out the causes of abnormal mycelium (PEST, DISEASE).
- Move bags to fruiting body area (or prepare for fruiting).
- Separate contaminated bags and pasteurize again
separate partially contaminated bags and open them
tear the plastic bags off and reuse sawdust
ferment substrate as compost for gardening.
(See waste management).
- Observe and collect data.
Take notes before drawing conclusions.
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