Shiitake Mushroom Grain Spawn

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Shiitake Mushroom Grain Spawn. Our pure mushroom grain spawn is already colonized and ready to grow. The grain spawn is grown in 6 pound filter patch bags. Shiitake thrives when grown in sawdust that has been supplemented or expanded into sawdust or plugs for shiitake logs.

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Buy Shiitake Mushroom Grain Spawn online. Our pure mushroom grain spawn is already colonized and ready to grow. The grain spawn is grown in 6 pound filter patch bags. Shiitake thrives when grown in sawdust that has been supplemented or expanded into sawdust or plugs for shiitake logs.

Skill levelIntermediate
Grow locationIndoors
Spawn shelf life6 months (refrigerated)
Flavor profileSavory, buttery, earthy
CertificationsUSDA certified organic
Bag weight6 lbs

Shiitake Mushroom Grain Spawn for sale.

Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) is a nutrient-rich fungus that grows medium-to-large, brown, umbrella-shaped caps that typically bear fruit from summer to autumn. They are a delectable edible fungus native to East Asia, and their taste is often characterized as being rich, savory, buttery, and umami. Shiitake mushrooms tend to generate abundant flushes and are ideal for novices.

They swiftly colonize and are the most dependable producers of any species. Additionally, they are great for commercial production. Using sawdust or straw, Shiitake grain spawn may be utilized for indoor production. Don’t use grain spawn to inoculate logs.

Storing

If you do not intend to use your spawn immediately, you may refrigerate it for up to six months.

Cooking

Cooked shiitake mushrooms have a meaty texture and are suitable for drying and reconstituting in winter soups. It mixes well with tamari, ginger, and garlic and adds necessary umami to a variety of cuisines. These mushrooms are great when sautéed and may be added to stir-fries, risottos, ramen, pizzas, or eaten alone.

Ingredients

Our grain spawn is organically certified by the USDA and is produced using organic cultures from our own culture bank. It features a combination of locally produced, organic, non-GMO ingredients from New England and North American farms.

Cautions & considerations

If you want to consume homegrown mushrooms, ensure that you cook them properly with heat. If you are consuming this species for the first time, you should begin with a modest quantity to test for allergies, even if it is cooked.

Indoor cultivation

Mixing shiitake mushroom grain spawn with sterilized hardwood sawdust produces shiitake substrate blocks. Before grain spawn can be fruited, it must be blended with bulk substrate. If you are new to mushroom culture, you should get a book on mushroom cultivation.

Temperature Guide

Colonization Temps70-80 degrees F
Fruiting Temps50-70 degrees F
CO2 Sensitivity<1000 ppm

How do shiitake mushrooms reproduce?

Shiitake spawn is available in several forms, depending on how you want to cultivate your shiitake mushrooms. Hobbyist cultivators often use infected wooden dowels, also known as plug spawn. The Definitive Guide To Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – GroCycle

How does shiitake spawn operate and what is it?

Shiitake spawn is available in several forms, depending on how you want to cultivate your shiitake mushrooms. Hobbyist cultivators often use infected wooden dowels, also known as plug spawn. These dowels may be hammered into holes drilled into logs to provide shiitake mushrooms with a location to grow. The Definitive Guide To Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – GroCycle

How are shiitake mushrooms prepared?

Shiitake mushrooms are a popular ingredient in the cooking. Add to a variety of recipes, including soups, pastas, and anything else. Requires somewhat longer cooking times compared to oyster species and standard button mushrooms. About three weeks should be spent incubating grain spawn at room temperature or slightly above. FreshCap Mushrooms: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms

How long do shiitake mushrooms survive when stacked on logs?

Plus, they are tasty! Shiitake mushrooms cultivated on sawdust or grain generate an average of three to five flushes of fresh mushrooms. If grown on logs, they may provide fresh mushrooms every five weeks for four to six years!

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1, 5, 10, 20

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