Our tips and consult for the mushroom growers or composters



This blog offers you plenty of handy tips. Maybe some of the tips are familiar, or describe quite logical situations. But there may also be some situations you have never really thought about before.

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April 23, 2017

Lab results

The moisture content and pH value- of compost, and all the other results of lab analysis represent extremely important data for composters and growers.

February 28, 2017

How to steer pinhead development

A good spread during the first flush gives much higher production. But during pinhead out grow how can growers steer towards precisely the right

October 19, 2016

Floor humidity

If you want to maintain a natural climate in the growing room during the recovery period until about five days after ventilation you should

September 1, 2016

Activity and fan settings

The difference between the compost  temperature and the air temperature is known as activity. Activity is the main energy source of the mushroom: without

June 29, 2016

Anaerobic compost in the bunker

Anaerobic compost – compost with no oxygen – is by definition a bad process. Oxygen is one of the most important elements in the

May 15, 2016

Air inlet Temperature

Did you know that the air inlet temperature can cause poor quality in mushrooms? In my work as an advisor I notice that growers

March 26, 2016


Getting optimal results involves cultivation techniques, the amount and quality of the compost, climate control settings and much more. And, of course, all these

March 25, 2016

Chicken manure

Chicken manure is an important raw material in mushroom compost and for the composter as it is the biggest source of nitrogen. It is

February 1, 2016

Climate in the mushroom growing room

All growers recognise the importance of climate in the mushroom growing room. How the climate feels when you enter the mushroom growing room is

January 2, 2016

The influence of harvesting on mushroom quality

Harvesting mushrooms is an unfortunately neglected aspect of our craft. The quality of mushrooms is dependent for more than 50% on the method and


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