Growing Oyster Mushrooms For Beginners; The Best Way To Prepare And Save
Want to learn how to grow oyster mushrooms? I'm not surprised at all. There are many who want to learn it. According to Google, this keyword is searched 8,000 times every month. In Buccalbaka itself, there are about 2,400 oyster mushrooms. Starting from seeds, equipment, raw materials and ending on industrial products. What makes it so popular?
The oyster mushroom, or Pleurotus ostritus, is a dietary mushroom. From the group Basidiomycota. Included in the Homobasidiomycetes class. Its physical character is very easy to detect. The color is creamy white. Reminiscent of a clam shell, with a semi-circular lid. The physical properties due to which it was given the nickname "oyster".
Benefits of Growing Oyster Mushrooms
Oyster mushrooms are easily found in the wild. Especially in cold mountain forests. It grows on rotting tree trunks. Or on a fallen tree. Wood is the key word here. The reason is obvious: The oyster mushroom is a tree fungus. Therefore, if you want to develop this product, the substrate should be your main concern. We will discuss-this later.
It can be seen from the above photos that this fungus is easy to care for. Some sources even consider it the easiest mushroom to grow. Not only this. In addition to being easy to care for, oyster mushrooms also grow quickly. If the bagalogs are fertile, the distance between one crop and the next is only 2-3 weeks.
Its easy maintenance process, coupled with its fast harvesting time, make it a potential commercial item. So, do you see why more and more people are interested in growing it?
Oyster mushrooms are relatively easy and inexpensive to grow.
Although many people are entering this sector, there is still a gap between demand and availability. The demand is still very high. So you still have chance in this business. If you want to do it as a hobby, that's fine too. BukaReview never pays.
FYI, according to Seedonline.com and etalasebisnis.com, the cost of an oyster mushroom business can range up to IDR 5-15 million per month. How is the capital? It is not very large. For the purchase of bags and labour, as well as the cost of electricity and water for the four months of preparation, the total capital required is approximately IDR 27 million. Very tempting, isn't it?
Okay. Forget about pros and cons for a moment. First, let's focus on the method and method of cultivation.
Growing ostriches is divided into two stages. First of all, this is the manufacture of planting material. At this stage, the spores of the fungus are inoculated into the nutrient medium. The result is a white cotton mycelium. Next, we proceed to the second stage: the growth of the mycelium in the fruiting body of the fungus.
If you're new to mushroom growing, start by growing heron in the pulp of the fruit. There is no need to start from scratch. You can buy the blog's ready-to-grow bags. For example, in Bokalpak. If you're familiar with the process and results, start creating your own bag story.
1. Cooking Kompong (Mushroom House)
Kumbung is the birthplace of mushrooms. A place for the care of legumes and growing mushrooms. Kumbang usually represents a building or a room. It has shelves for keeping records of luggage. Kumbhang should be able to maintain temperature and humidity.
Kompong is usually made from bamboo or wood. The walls are made of wood or wood and the ceiling is made of tile or wood paneling. Avoid using asbestos or zinc in the roof. As you can see, both materials absorb and release heat. Also consider not gluing the floor. So that the soil absorbs the water used to water the mushrooms directly.
Use wood or bamboo to make the shelves inside the combo. Do this with multiple grids and levels. That way you'll have enough room to store your bag of logs. Arrange shelves upright and parallel. Create an aisle between one row of shelves and another row. So you have room for service and maintenance.
The distance between the shelves should not be less than 40 cm. Shelves can be made in 2-3 tiers, according to your taste and desire. A shelf 1 m long and 40 cm wide can be made. Each department can produce 70 to 80 bags of records.
What to do before entering kumbang buglog
Clean the bungalow and cabinets from the mess
Sprinkle lime and fungicide inside the compost. Leave it for two days before checking your luggage.
After the medicine smell has disappeared, enter the postal code ready to proceed.
2. Prepare a Bag Journal
Bagalog is a medium for growing oyster mushrooms. The main ingredient is sawdust. Why? Because oyster mushrooms are tree mushrooms. The bagalog is enclosed in a cylindrical plastic case, with one end perforated. In this hole the fungus will grow and stand out.
In large-scale farming, farmers usually make their own bags. However, if you are a non-professional or a beginner, you can buy luggage logs from other members. This way you can focus on running agribusiness. At present, a bag of oyster mushroom weighing 1 kg is sold for Rs 10,000.
3. How to Care for Oyster Mushrooms google
There are two ways to organize bags with suitcases on the shelves: vertically and horizontally. When located vertically, the bagalog slot will be directed upwards, while when located horizontally it will be sideways. Each method has its advantages.
Horizontally arranged sack logs are safer than waterlogged logs. So if you add more water then the water will not go into the bag. In addition, this condition also facilitates the harvesting process. The downside of this positioning is that it wastes shelf space.
Here's how to care for oyster mushrooms.
Before assembling the log, first open the ring and cover. Leave for 5 days. If the floor is dirty, water the soil to add moisture.
Then trim the ends of the log bags to give them more room to grow. Do not water immediately. Leave for 3 days. Simply mop the floor to retain moisture.
Next, water with a sprayer. Set the sprayer to the mist position. No water drops. The thinner the water mist, the better. Give water 2-3 times a day. Depends on temperature and humidity. Keep the temperature of Kumbang between 16-24 degree Celsius.
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