Volume 10 Part 2 Article 12: Naturalization of Several Saprophytic Mushrooms under Rice-Straw-Culture

Volume 10 Part 2 Article 12
Year 1979
Title: Naturalization of Several Saprophytic Mushrooms under Rice-Straw-Culture
Authors: Y. Hashioka and I. Arita

Abstract:

In the course of our studies of fungal food production by use of waste materials resulted from agriculture and live-stock, several saprophytic species of the wild edible mushrooms were tested for bottle- and box-culture with rice-straws, and further experiments were conducted on the effect of chicken excrements as an additional nutrient for mushroom culture. The present paper includes the results of our experiments on the selected mushroom species and their cultural conditions, with special reference to the mushroom production of Pholiota adiposa (Fr.) Quel., the species which was proved to be most practically applicable among the mushroom species tested.

The present research was supported partly by the Grant in Aid of The Ministry of Education of the Japanese Government in the Special Research, “Systematization of the process of bioproduction”, during 1974-76.

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