Mushroom Growing

Stonebridge Associated Colleges
In Bude

£119
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Description

Mushroom Growing Course 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.

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Starts Location
On request
Bude
Stonebridge House, Ocean View Road, EX23 8ST, Cornwall, England
Starts On request
Location
Bude
Stonebridge House, Ocean View Road, EX23 8ST, Cornwall, England

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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Syllabus

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

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 32 hrs.


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