THE PRODUCTION OF OYSTER MUSHROM ( Pleorotus ostreatus ) IN THE
MIXTURE OF SAWDUST WITH THE VARIOUS COMPOSITIONS OF CORN FLOUR AND BRAND MEDIA
Sutarja, Sugiyarto, Daryono Sutoyo
Program Study of Biosains, Postgraduate Program, Sebelas Maret University Surakarta.
The cultivation of oyster mushroom (Pleorotus ostreatus) is not many expanded yet in Indonesia, either the exertion chance or the consumtion fulfillment of society. The objective research is to know the production degree of oyster mushroom on the basic media of sawdust were mixed with some compositions of corn flour and brand.
The research was arranged on completely random design with treatments mixture of sawdust from albasia wood with corn flour (10%,20%,30%) and brand (10%,
15% (control), 20%,30%). Oyster mushroom production were observed in three times of picking ( 60, 75 and 90 day after plants). The data were analyzed by of Varian Analysis
( ANAVA ) and continued with Duncant Multiple Range Test ( DMRT ) on 5% level. Result showed that corn flour and brand were effective admixture to enhance
oyster mushroom production. The optimal production is found in the mixture of brand media with concentration 30% , while for corn media with concentration 20%.
Key word : Pleorotus ostreatus , sawdust, corn and brand