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Mushroom Substrate

For White Button Mushrooms (Substrate preparation leading to its impact on the environment)

A few practical tips on Phase I and Phase II substrate (compost), and the substrate preparation (composting) process, and formulating mushroom compost.

To begin a review about Phase II composting first we should think about the organism we are trying to grow and why it has such a finicky food source.

Growers must use the mushroom's ability to consume organic materials discarded by man, to help control pollution in modern society.

Spent mushroom substrate is the soil-like material remaining after a crop of mushrooms. Spent substrate is high in organic matter making it desirable for use as a soil amendment or soil conditioner.