What are the advantages of growing mushrooms?
. Source of income, partial or total for families;
. Rich in proteins and micronutrients (minerals and vitamins);
. They have nutritional and therapeutically properties;
. They do not need soil to grow;
. Its cultivation is independent of the climate;
. They recycle waste from agriculture, producing a composted substrate, which can be used in horticultural crops.
Which steps should be taken for sustainable mushroom production?
. Understanding the mushroom cultivation process;
. Creation of a network of contacts and dissemination;
. Respond to demand in a balanced way;
. Organization and planning;
FAO. (2009). Make money by growing mushrooms. Diversification booklet 7. Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division.