Can I use crumbled corn stalk to replace wheat straw for preparing mushroom compost? What is the role of corn cob playing in mushroom compost? Thank you!!!
Corn Cob and Mushroom Compost
Yes, you can use ground up corn cob or corn stalk (two different things, by the way,) in place of straw. These provide the carbohydrate component of the compost. Here are a couple of articles that will help you clarify your understanding: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/mushroom-compost.htm