CONTENTS:- 1. Biodiversity and Conversation of Mushrooms in Rajasthan, India. 2. Organic Mushroom Production, Pesticides Residue Analysis and Quality Produce. 3. Status and Problems of Mushroom Industry in Karnataka-A Few Case Studies. 4. Present Status and Future Strategies of Mushroom Production in Jharkhand. 5. Diversity and Cultivation of Auricularias of Uttarakhand. 6. Commercial Production of Mushrooms and Constraints. 7. Ganderma lucidum and Ganotherapy-A Review. 8. Status and Recent Developments in the Production Technology of Paddy Straw Mushrooms. 9. Production Technologies and Constraints in Oyster Mushrooms. 10. Biodiversity of Oyster, Paddy Straw and Milky Mushrooms. 11. Processing, Product Development and Value Addition in Mushrooms. 12. Appropriate Rural Seasonal Structures for Optimum Production of Mushrooms.
Diversity and Prodcution of Edible Mushrooms contains mainly biodiversity and conservation of mushrooms, rganic mushroom production, problems of mushroom industry, commercial production of mushrooms and constraints and future strategies for mushroom production. The book also primarily focuses on production technologies as well as constraints of paddy straw mushroom and oyster mushroom. The medicinal value of the mushroom - Ganoderma lucidum is lucidly reviewed in the book. The book also contains rural seasonal structures for optimum production of mushgrooms as well as processing, product development and value addition in mushrooms.