Volume 13 Part 2 Article 13
Title: Pleurotus ostreatoroseus cultivation in Brazil
Authors: V.L.R. Bononi, R. Maziero and M. Capelari
Pleurotus ostreatoroseus Sing is a Brazilian species, well distributed along the Atlantic rain forest on decaying wood. The rose coloured fruitbody has a fleshy texture, good flavour, measures from 5 to 10 mm diameter and has a good market acceptance. It was cultivated on sugar cane-bagasse and the productivity was 0.49% (dry weight of Pleurotus ostreatoroseus/dry weight of substrate). During the cultivation, temperature varied from 3.6 to 31.20C and the relative humidity from 54 to 100%.Please login to download the PDF for this proceeding.