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TRUFFLES INDUSTRY ‘black diamonds’ IN AUSTRALIA IN DIRE STRAITS

GROWING ‘DIAMONDS’ TRUFFLES IN AUSTRALIA IN HARD TIMES They were billed as ”black diamonds” and an opportunity to get rich quick but it has now emerged that parts of the truffle industry in Australia are in dire straits, with some growers abandoning their orchards. Mystery surrounds why some truffieres, some having invested tens of thousands […]

April 28th, 2013
Topic: FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, FUNGI & MUSHROOMS Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

PRODUCING EDIBLE FAT MUSHROOMS WITH EASE

Mushroom production 1. General production methods Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries. Mushrooms are the edible fleshy fruiting bodies of certain fungi, which may be gathered wild or grown under cultivation. The most commonly cultivated mushroom species is Agaricus bisporus, although many other species are now gaining recognition in Australia due to the widespread consumption […]

October 7th, 2010
Topic: AGRICULTURE, BUSINESSES SELF EMPLOYMENT, FOOD DRINK, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, FUNGI & MUSHROOMS, HOME BUSINESSES, PLANTS CROPS WEEDS, SOILS EROSION Tags: , , , , , , , ,