Research: Disease-free mushroom cultivation

Good casing soil is at the foundation of successful mushroom cultivation. How can that contribute to disease-free and sustainable cultivation? The results of a four-year study conducted by Wageningen University and Research (WUR) will allow the sector to put a number of pieces in the right place in the jigsaw that looking for these answers is. However, the puzzle is far from complete.

Hygiene and mushroom casing soil

In mushroom growing hygiene is key. Mushrooms are susceptible to deseases and bad hygiene increases the risks of contamination. This article focusses on hygiene during different steps of the process and explains why proper sheltered storage of casing soil is important.

Interview Mushroom grower

Supplying precisely what customers want: that is the motto of the innovative German family-run Rheinische Pilz-Zentrale (RPZ). The continued growth of the company goes to prove the success of this strategy. German consumers highly value the sustainably and locally grown mushrooms, which are the perfect fit with a healthy lifestyle.