Mushrooms, a fungus is not only quality food but also a way of utilizing agricultural waste and generating wealth from waste. Mushrooms are commonly depicted as Nutraceuticals due to their immense medicinal and nutritional properties. They are considered functional foods as they meet pour calorie needs and benefit health. The material left after growing mushrooms, commonly referred to as spent mushroom substrate (SMS), can be processed into manure. Thus, mushroom cultivation is an important method to promote sustainable manure-based farming. This has made mushroom farming more important nowadays.
Catholicate College in association with TIES is conducting a certificate course on Mushroom Farming for students and lecturers of the college. This one-month course will start on 27th November 2021.