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Mushroom Production Online Course


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).

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.

Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors. Available as online course, or by correspondence. Payment Plans available.

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


  • 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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