The cultivation of the mushroom Agaricus bisporus (Champignon): micro-organisms and preservability.

@article{Zicari2011TheCO,
  title={The cultivation of the mushroom Agaricus bisporus (Champignon): micro-organisms and preservability.},
  author={Giuseppe Zicari and Daniela Rivetti and Vincenzo Soardo and Elena Cerrato and Marisa Panata},
  journal={Igiene e sanita pubblica},
  year={2011},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={647-57}
}
Cultivation of Agaricus bisporus mushrooms requires the use of substrates that are potentially dangerous from the microbiological point of view, such as chicken and horse manure. Microorganisms can pose risks to consumers and workers, and generate lower profits. Packaging of fresh mushrooms with impermeable films is used to extend their shelf life but creates anaerobic and humidity conditions that could favour the growth of microorganisms such as Listeria monocytogenes and Clostridium botulinum… CONTINUE READING