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Mushroom Growing

Overview

Over the past 30 years the popularity and consumption of mushrooms has expanded in leaps and bounds worldwide. Mushrooms are relatively easy to grow, and with the advent of a range of home growing kits, the home mushroom farm has become a reality for many a home gardener.

This course has been written to teach mushroom growing in a way which will be relevant to any country. It puts aside regional techniques and tries to teach you principles and concepts which can be applied to anywhere. This course also teaches you the principles and not just black and white facts.

Modules

Introduction

Identifying Edible Fungi

Mushroom Culture

Understanding Soils

Composting

Mushroom Compost

Mushroom Nutrition

Spawn Production

Making & Casing Mushroom Beds

Growing Conditions for Mushrooms

Growing Outside

Harvest, Storage & Use of Mushrooms

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

Over the past 30 years the popularity and consumption of mushrooms has expanded in leaps and bounds worldwide. Mushrooms are relatively easy to grow, and with the advent of a range of home growing kits, the home mushroom farm has become a reality for many a home gardener.

This course has been written to teach mushroom growing in a way which will be relevant to any country. It puts aside regional techniques and tries to teach you principles and concepts which can be applied to anywhere. This course also teaches you the principles and not just black and white facts.

Modules

Introduction

Identifying Edible Fungi

Mushroom Culture

Understanding Soils

Composting

Mushroom Compost

Mushroom Nutrition

Spawn Production

Making & Casing Mushroom Beds

Growing Conditions for Mushrooms

Growing Outside

Harvest, Storage & Use of Mushrooms

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

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