Mushroom Cultivation and Processing:
Mushroom is a distinct vegetable. People, all over the world have become aware of the nutrient values of mushroom, and hence the demand for mushroom, and hence the demand for mushroom domestically as well as for export market is expanding. Mushrooms are mainly of three varieties viz., Oyster mushroom, paddy straw mushroom and white button mushroom. Oyster variety of mushrooms can be grown on a wide variety of inexpensive subtracts containing lignin and cellulose. Paddy straw mushrooms are grown on the paddy straw. Button mushrooms are cultivated over quality compost at a temperature of 15 to 17mdegrees centigrade. Processing of mushrooms involves preservation, pickling, dehydration and canning
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