Cultivation of White Button Mushroom
The following steps are adopted for cultivation of the white button mushroom:
(i) Formulation of compost (see Taiwan, Table 18.7) and methods of composting;
(ii) Spawn preparation;
(iii) Spawning of compost;
(iv) Casing of compost; and
(v) Harvesting the crops.
It requires a temperature of 15-18°C during cropping. Therefore, its cultivation is gaining much popularity in hilly regions in India.