An initial assessment of spent mushroom compost as a potential energy feedstock.

@article{Williams2001AnIA,
  title={An initial assessment of spent mushroom compost as a potential energy feedstock.},
  author={Brandon C Williams and Jason T. McMullan and S McCahey},
  journal={Bioresource technology},
  year={2001},
  volume={79 3},
  pages={227-30}
}
The Irish mushroom industry has expanded rapidly in the last decade, particularly in the border counties. Its success has generated concern, however, as the production of spent mushroom compost (SMC) has increased. Until recently, SMC as an agricultural waste has been disposed of without due consideration to the environment. As County Councils increasingly address river pollution, restrictions will prevent expansion of the mushroom industry without an SMC waste management solution. This paper… CONTINUE READING