The Directorate of Mushroom Research at Solan of Himachal Pradesh has introduced a mobile app ‘ICAR-MUSHROOM’ including detailed information about mushroom farming and industry. The app can be downloaded from Google Play Store.
The mushroom varieties that can be cultivated in India, farming methods, pest and disease control, project guidelines of unit, mushroom farming training centres, notifications, availability of mushroom culture and spores, composting of mushroom waste and similar details are available in the app.
Also the method of making mushroom products, new technologies related to mushroom products diversification, health benefits, maintenance of mushroom farming, government aid schemes, mushroom research centres and their services, facility for mushroom producers to register and sell their products are included in the app.
The Directorate of Mushroom Research provides details of mushroom farming in different languages including Malayalam through the website http://mushroomsociety.in/mushroomeLearning/