7 Tips How To Grow Oyster Mushroom (Guide)

Oyster mushrooms are an excellent source of nutrients and a great addition to any diet. oyster mushroom farming in Ghana does not provide a healthier diet but is also an income-generating business. In this guide, you will learn how to grow oyster mushroom.

Is oyster mushroom good for health?

Oyster mushrooms have been shown to have strong anti-diabetic properties and can help manage diabetes. It has a protein nutritious value and is also a fiber good for human consumption.

How do I start mushroom farming?

To start a mushroom production, you will need the following.

  • Location to establish the farm
  • Mushroom farming skills
  • Mushroom spawn
  • Mushroom cultivation spawn bag
  • Source of the substrate (sawdust)
  • Incubation room

How-to: Steps to mushroom farming

StepMushroom farming step by step
#1Prepare the substrate (compost it for 40 -50) days
#2Put substrate in the bag
#3Sterilize the bag to kill microorganisms
#4Inoculate the sterilized bag with the spawn
#5Keep them in the incubation and observe growth

Where to buy mushroom spawn in Ghana

Places To Buy Mushroom SpawnLocation of mushroom spawn suppliersPhone
Kumasi Institute of Tropical AgricultureKumasi0244108268
CSIR Food Research InstituteAccra0302519091
V-KLARS MUSHROOMSKumasi0555635185
Mushrooms dé HopeKumasi0244458490
Mushfam EntKumasi0540743506
Ghana Permaculture InstituteTechiman0243702596
How To Grow Oyster Mushroom

Mushroom benefits

There are many benefits to eating mushrooms. They are rich in fiber, protein, and vitamins. The benefits of mushrooms are so varied that people eat them for different reasons. Some eat them as a culinary delight; others use them to manage diabetes. Many people with diabetes can effectively control their condition with changes in diet, lifestyle, and medications.

Oyster mushroom recipes

If you wondering how to spice up your daily meals with mushrooms, you can try these add up.

  • Mushroom porridge
  • Vegetable with mushroom mixed salad
  • Fried mushroom
  • Mushroom soup

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