On April 16, in one of grottoes located in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Pleurotus geesteranus are showing good growth trend.
“In grottoes, temperature is kept at 20 degrees Celsius or so throughout the year, they are the nature incubator and are quite suitable for mushroom cultivation. And, they also help cut facility cost,” introduces Mr. Zhou Kerong, person in charge of the mushroom grottoes passionately, introducing that under the guidance of experts, he successfully output over 60,000 mushroom bags in 2018, and earned 20,000 CNY of revenues.
This year, Mr. Zhou cultivates over 40,000 mushroom bags in grottoes, daily fruiting volume reaches up to 500-1000 kg. And, Pleurotus geesteranus cultivated in grottoes are sold at 8-16 CNY per kg. Next step, Mr. Zhou intends to expand his cultivation scale and fully make full use of natural grottoes so as to produce more profits.