On June 28, staffs working in Guizhou Guifu Mushroom Development Co., LTD are engaged with picking, sorting and packaging of Auricularia nigricans.
“In early 2019, we introduced Auricularia nigricans cultivation that totals 20,000 bags, after over 6 months of meticulous cultivation, now it is the cheerful fruiting time, daily picking volume comes to 1 tons or so,” introduces related person in charge of Guifu Company warmly.
Founded in February of 2017, Guizhou Guifu Mushroom Development Co., LTD is a modern high-technology agricultural enterprise which sets R&D, production, deep processing and trade of edible mushroom into one. Now, the company covers 186 mu of area and holds the gross investment of 200 million CNY, daily production capacity on Morel mushroom, Shiitake mushroom, Auricularia nigricans and other 20 mushroom varieties reaches 300,000 bags. Besides, Guifu Company is built with liquid-spawn production workshop, automatic production workshop of mushroom bags, sterile inoculation workshop and other facilities. And, with several high-standard, large-scale and wild-imitation mushroom bases, Guifu Company annually outputs over 50,000 tons of fresh mushrooms.
Auricularia nigricans (玉木耳) is the new mushroom variety selected and bred by Jilin Agricultural University. Output of Auricularia nigricans is double of that of Black fungus. Up to now, artificial cultivation of Auricularia nigricans has been realized in Jilin, Liaoning, Shandong and other provinces in China, and stable output has been shown on hanging-bag fruiting and wall-pattern fruiting, which indicated broad and bright market prospect.
Auricularia nigricans facilitates enriching the blood, reducing blood clotting, moistening lung and dissolving internal stones. In addition, Auricularia nigricans is also packed with abundant Polysaccharide substances that show high anti-cancer activity. A regular consumption of Auricularia nigricans helps nourish Yin and strengthen Yang, lower blood fat and cholesterol.
In addition, Auricularia nigricans carries high content of dietary fiber, thus promoting the gastrointestinal peristalsis and digestive absorption.