Mushroom Sausages

Mushroom Development Foundation

Mushroom pudding

Climate change

  • Fossil fuels for heat & electricity purpose account 31% of green-house emissions globally.
  • 15% transportation
  • Manufacturing 12.4%
  • Agriculture 11%
  • Livestock and their byproducts 51%

Health and Nutrition: India ranked 94 among 107 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2020

Livelihood and Women:  India ranks is 173 with only 20.79% female labor force participation rate 2019 position is 9th from the last.

Climate change: replacing animal products with Mushroom base products

Mushroom need minimum power hence minimize carbon footprint in production and marketing

Waste Management : producing mushroom from agricultural waste reduce Greenhouse emission from dumpsite

FAQ's - Mushroom Development Foundation ...

What ?
Quality Mushroom spawn

Livelihood and jobs

Value added mushroom products

No chemicals Mushroom

Training & Capacity Building

Value Chain

Cluster Development

Marketing & Finance


Health & Nutrition

Livelihood & Wealth

Our Partners/ Collaborators

Working solution

  • Bamboo house: controlled atmosphere easy to maintain in NE 
  • 20-30degree Celsius temperature

  • 75% relative humidity

Community Preparing Mushroom Compost from Banana Waste

Fleshy & Juicy Mushroom in Banana Waste

Making Mushroom Meat

Local sticky Rice NE, Tapioca & Mushroom Stuffed

Mushroom Development Foundation Backup

Name of the Units
No's of farmers in each cluster
Mushroom Demonstration Unit (MDU) Leader for 24
Common Processing Unit (CPU) leader for 4
Individual Production Unit (IPU) Soldiers




কাঠফুলাৰ বিষযে জানো অইক

Mushrooms offer a variety of potential health benefits due to their nutritional content and bioactive compounds.

 Here are some of the benefits associated with consuming mushrooms:

  1. Nutrient-rich: Mushrooms are low in calories but rich in nutrients such as B vitamins, copper, potassium, and selenium.

  2. Antioxidant properties: Some mushrooms, such as shiitake and oyster mushrooms, contain antioxidants that help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.

  3. Immune system support: Some species of mushrooms contain beta-glucans, which may help stimulate the immune system and improve resistance to infection.

  4. Anti-inflammatory properties: Certain mushrooms, such as lion’s mane and reishi, contain compounds that may have anti-inflammatory effects and help reduce inflammation in the body.

  5. Potential anti-cancer properties: Some studies suggest that certain types of mushrooms, such as shiitake and maitake, may have anti-cancer properties and may help prevent or slow the growth of cancer cells.

  6. Gut health: Mushrooms are a good source of dietary fiber, which can help promote healthy digestion and support the growth of beneficial gut bacteria.

It is important to note that more research is needed to fully understand the potential health benefits of mushrooms and their active compounds. Additionally, some people may be allergic to certain types of mushrooms, so it is important to exercise caution when trying new varieties.