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Pennsylvania Mushroom Farmers Lead U.S. in Mushroom Production
Pennsylvania Mushroom Farmers Lead U.S. in Mushroom Production - News News
Last year, Pennsylvania farms produced more than 577 million pounds of white button mushrooms, which accounted for nearly $560 million in sales. More
Best Practices for Mushroom Post-Crop Sanitation: Steam-Off/Post-Crop Pasteurization Best Practices for Mushroom Post-Crop Sanitation: Steam-Off/Post-Crop Pasteurization - Articles
Steam-off is done to minimize the chances of contaminating subsequent mushroom crops when substrate, which may be infested with pests and/or pathogens, is removed from a house. More
Researchers Receive $950,000 to Develop Pest Controls for Organic Mushrooms
Researchers Receive $950,000 to Develop Pest Controls for Organic Mushrooms - News News
Organic mushroom production is particularly susceptible to attack by fungal and bacterial diseases and by fly infestations. More
Mushrooms are full of antioxidants that may have antiaging potential
Mushrooms are full of antioxidants that may have antiaging potential - News News
Mushrooms contain unusually high amounts of two antioxidants that some scientists suggest could help fight aging and bolster health. More
Figure 1. Mushroom infected with Verticillium dry bubble showing the mass of tissue symptoms.
Burbuja Seca Causada por Verticillium - Articles Articles

Burbuja Seca Causada por Verticillium

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Este documento ha sido diseñado para servir como una revisión de la Burbuja Seca causada por Verticillium, la enfermedad de origen fúngico más común de la seta Agaricus bisporus. More
Basic Procedures for Agaricus Mushroom Growing
Basic Procedures for Agaricus Mushroom Growing - Articles Articles
In spite of some articles that say mushrooms can be grown in any dark hole or building, successful commercial mushroom growing requires special houses equipped with ventilation systems. More
Seeding Substrate and Management of Growing Agaricus Bisporus
Seeding Substrate and Management of Growing Agaricus Bisporus - Articles Articles
This article provides basic information on seeding substrate and management of the vegetative stage of growing the commercial mushroom, Agaricus bisporus. More
What Disinfectants Should I Use in the Mushroom House?
What Disinfectants Should I Use in the Mushroom House? - Articles Articles
In choosing disinfectants for use, mushroom growers must consider several factors. More
What do Labels Tell Us?
What do Labels Tell Us? - Articles Articles

What do Labels Tell Us?

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Reading a label is the one way to obtain information on how to use a given product in mushroom production. More
What is a Disinfectant or Sanitizer?
What is a Disinfectant or Sanitizer? - Articles Articles

What is a Disinfectant or Sanitizer?

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Since mushroom growers often refer to disinfectants and sanitizers interchangeably, which is understandable, let’s clarify some terms. More
Nematode (Rhabditis sp.)
Nematodes in Commercial Mushroom Production - Articles Articles
Parasitic and saprophytic species of nematodes associated with commercial mushroom growing are routine inhabitants of most agricultural soils. More
Scarid Fly
Sciarid Fly in Commercial Mushroom Production - Articles Articles
Sciarid flies, Lycoriella mali, have been the most devastating insect in the Pennsylvania mushroom industry, at least since September of 1979. More
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Bacterial Blotch Disease - Articles Articles

Bacterial Blotch Disease

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Bacterial blotch may be endemic on mushroom farms, damaging mushroom quality and posing a potential yield loss. More
Green Mold of Mushrooms
Green Mold of Mushrooms - Articles Articles

Green Mold of Mushrooms

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Green mold is characterized by dense white mycelial growth followed by extensive green sporulation of the fungus. More
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