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ETIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF GREEN MOLD DISEASE IN BUTTON MUSHROOM

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Mushroom is a perishable fruiting body which grows above ground on the surface of the soil. Mushrooms are saprophytic basidiomycete grown on dead organic waste materials mostly deciduous hardy plants. Mushrooms are edible and consumed worldwide. Having low-fat percentage it is a good alternate for the high blood pressure and diabetes infected patients. Mushrooms are […]…Read More

PMNH organises national mushroom festival

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Museum of Natural History has organized a two-day National Mushroom Festival in Ghora Gali, Murree, in collaboration with Agri Tourism Development Corporation of Pakistan and Agri Education Pakistan. Mushroom Hunting Tour was arranged on the first day in Ghora Gali, Murree, in which participants were trained about how to hunt and identify edible and non-edible mushrooms by Akhlaq Khan Kakar, working as Mushrooms Specialist for 25 years. Mushrooms hunting was…Read More

Mushroom and its importance

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article image THE HIGHER, fleshy fungi bloom into a visible tuff umbrella like structure producing spore are called mushrooms. It’s varies different color, size and taste. Each and every mushroom has different typical parts. Some mushrooms have same typical parts. Cap or pileus (It is white’ creamy or brown in color and almost smooth in structure. It is situated just above the stem), stipe or stem (It is situated in the center of pileus, it is solid when it is young and becoming hollow latter on…Read More

Edible mushroom

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article image Nature has gifted Pakistan with most suitable environmental conditions of temperature and humidity, from sea level to the high mountains region. Thus different types of wild mushrooms are easily grow throughout the country around the year. In the country wild mushrooms are traditionally collected from the frost regions after raining. Mushrooms are a food of good nutritional value, some have medicinal value as dietary supplement and there are some that have both of these properties. The…Read More