What makes for healthy mushroom crop production? Can substrate microbiomes be manipulated to improve mushroom growth and development?
Eoin O'Connor is a postdoctoral scholar at the Penn State University Hockett Lab, where he studies mycology and the microbiomes of commercial mushroom substrates.
Tune in to learn:
The difference between metaproteomics and metagenomics, and why one is better in some ways than the other The relationship between phases of compost, microbiomes, and mushroom growth What pseudomonas is, how it interacts with VOCs, and how it impacts mushroom health How to “passage” material in casing layers to improve commercial mushroom production Press play for more, and visit https://www.hockettlab.com/eoin-oconnor to learn about O’Connor’s research.
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