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Botanical name: Agaricus bisporus
Other names: White button mushroom
Species: A. bisporus - A. bisporus is an edible, above-ground fruiting body of fungus with a white spongy stem and cap.
Agaricus bisporus is: Deciduous
Fruit: White in All seasons
Habit: Clump-forming, Irregular
Specific pests: Mushroom fly
Pruning: Harvest by twisting the mushroom upwards without disturbing the soil, and then back-fill the hole.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Spawn. REGISTER to read more...
Agaricus bisporus (White button mushroom) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 4-6 weeks.
Suggested uses: Add to salads, Flavouring food and drinks, Greenhouse
Cultivation: Difficult to grow outdoors. If growing indoors plant in fresh, specially prepared mushroom compost, shade from direct sunlight and keep growing temperature between 12C -18C (or 55F-65F). Do not re-use spent compost.
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|Soil types:||Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Indoor heated (H1)|
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