September 22, 2019

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Peanut hulls are treasures for Shiitake mushroom cultivation

Jul 02, 2019

Recently, in Shiitake mushroom greenhouse located in Yanggang Village, Zhumadian City, Henan Province of China, Shiitake mushrooms are evolving into the maturation.

“Peanut hulls act as a portion of raw materials used for Shiitake mushroom cultivation. Shiitake mushrooms cultivated by peanut hulls are not only high in output, but also delicious in taste and they gain popularity by consumers. In general, each 100 kg of peanut hulls could output 100 kg of fresh mushrooms, by now, over 80 poor households have successfully shaken off poverty through this kind of mode,” introduces one of local Shiitake mushroom growers warmly, adding that in 2016, he input 400,000 CNY on purchasing sheller of peanut and establishing 20 Shiitake mushroom greenhouses, now, gross cultivation capacity reaches over 200,000 bags in his greenhouse, annual output value hits at least 600,000 CNY.