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Mushroom Production Online Course

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GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS IN MUSHROOM CROP PRODUCTION

There are many different types of mushrooms. To understand the culture of one, gives you a head start on understanding others. In this 100 hour course, you will focus on the most widely cultivated mushroom (ie. Agaricus).

This course is suitable for:

  • anyone interested in growing mushrooms
  • self sufficiency growers
  • commercial mushroom producers

If your interests are wider than this, all is not lost. This course does provide a valuable introduction to a much wider range of mushrooms; and can be used as a starting point for growing any of these as well.

Hours: 100

Mode: Online, Correspondence

Cost: from $50.00 AUD week

Lessons

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  • Introduction
  • Mushroom Culture
  • Spawn Production and Spawning
  • Making and Casing Beds
  • Growing Conditions for Mushrooms
  • Pests, Diseases and Growing Mushrooms Outside
  • Harvesting, Storing and Using Mushrooms
  • Marketing of Mushrooms and Special Assignment

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

Aims

  • Classify different varieties of fungi which are commonly eaten
  • Determine the techniques used in the culture of edible mushrooms
  • Explain the harvesting of a mushroom crop
  • Explain the post-harvest treatment of a mushroom crop
  • Explain marketing strategies for mushroom
  • Compare the culture of a range of different commercially cultiuvated mushoom species from around the world.

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