INVESTIGATION REPORTS ON THE DISEASES AND PESTS OF THE CULTIVATED EDIBLE FUNGI IN WESTERN HENAN PROVINCE I-PESTS OF CULTIVATED EDIBLE FUNGI
Luoyang plant protection society Sanmenxia edible fungi society written by zhang zhiyong
The pests of cultivated edible fungi pleurotus ostreatus, Auricularia auricula, and Lentinus edodes in western Henan Province are reported first based on investigation recent years. The harmful pests of 23 specices of insects and 5 specices of inverterbrates were found. The scriarid Lycoriella sp.(Diptera, Sciaridae ) is the most serious pest in mushroom hourses, and reproduce all the year under cultivating condition. It's number of populalion in spring and summer is more than that in fall. Hapsifera brabata ( Lepidoptera Tinedae ) is the most harmful pest to A. auricula in bed-log cultivation. It has 2 generation per year and live in wood logs over winter with larvae. Female ovipersite at the innoculation spots, the larvae of 1st and 2nd generation injure spawn and mycelium from May to July and Augest to September respectively. Other major pests occurrence are reported also, and sugestion of management are made.