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Course Growing Mushrooms

23 November, 2019 at 9:00 - 24 November, 2019 at 18:00

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In this course we will get to know the basics and fundamentals of cultivation and production of mushrooms. Edible mushrooms have nutritional properties very characteristic and beneficial to health and with their production available (even involving some technical and material), this can be an economical solution and ecologically viable access, on regular basis, these highly nutritious foods.

This theoretical and practical training aims to learn the basics of the production of mushrooms, their biology and function in the ecosystem, processes and techniques for propagation and cultivation and subsequent production for food, giving opportunity for participants to meet and engage in practice, various techniques / materials depending on the type of produced mushroom.

The organization of this training takes place in parallel with the development of local production of edible mushrooms in the Ecovillage to Janas. José Mateus has accompanied and given technical support to employees of local initiative. At this time the Ecovillage to Janas is producing several varieties of pleurotus to provide the local market.


Biology of fungi (introduction)and generalities and trivia about mushrooms, reproduction and cultivation
Different cultivation techniques (intensive methods, extensive / home)
cultivation techniques on logs (intensive methods, Extensive / home)
Production of stem inoculated (practical demonstration) so that each participant take a copy home


Session shares and doubts | Summary of the previous day
Introduction to the cultivation substrates pasteurized and sterilized
Preparation of substrates to inoculate the practical part
substrates inoculation Practice
Completion and final sharing


Aimed at those who want just scale a homemade craft production or oven at a small scale as well as those who want to deepen and start a production sector of edible mushrooms on a larger scale. It is not necessary previous experience in identifying and mushroom production.

Former | José Mateus | Mr Tortulho

For several years, Joseph Matthew has in-depth knowledge and put into practice the cultivation and production of mushrooms. Specializes in production and sales of inoculants for cultivation of edible and medicinal mushrooms, It has also made known the world of fungi and mycology for production through training, education and environmental products mycological. More info through http://www.mrtortulho.com/


23 November, 2019 at 9:00
24 November, 2019 at 18:00
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CESA | Ecoaldeia de Janas


Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio)
Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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