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Growing Tips

OPENING BAGS

  1. Clean around and inside the fruiting body house using a broom.
  2. Transfer mature spawn bags to the mushroom fruiting body house using a trolley (or prepare them for fruiting).

Place bags on shelves.

  1. Open bags according to type

3.1 Oyster mushrooms– Hed Nangrom (Pleurotus ostreatus)

Take off cotton plugs.

3.2 Filamentus fungi – Hed Khon Kao (Lentinus squarrosulus)

And

3.3 Hed Lom (Lentinus polychrous)

Cut plastic bags at the shoulder of the bag using a knife or cutter.

3.4 Ear Mushroom (Auricularia polytricha)

Cut the side of the plastic bags; four cuts per vertical line and cut on four lines around each bag.

  1. Look at the temperature to control the atmosphere in mushroom houses

Open or close doors and windows in mushroom houses to control light and ventilation.

If the temperature is too high, leave doors open during the night to change the air.

When people feel comfortable, it means mushrooms are in a good environment.

  1. Check for mites and other pests at least twice a week.
  2. Identify the type of pest.
  3. Keep bags clean at all times.
  4. Allow natural pest control.
  5. Identify and separate contaminated bags.
  6. Manually pick all garbage.

Remove contaminated bags and pasteurize again.

  1. Keep good and clear records of your mushroom production.

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