Shiitake Mushroom


Shiitake Mushroom

Lentinula edodes Ships on our regular schedule, between about March 30 and April 23. Brown umbrella-shaped spongy caps, very nutritious and medicinal. Good for drying and reconstituting in winter soups. Meaty texture when cooked. Grows best on oak and maple. Fruits throughout the growing season and responds well to commercial forced-fruiting production methods. This is the Wide Range Shiitake strain.

Plug Spawn are small wooden dowels colonized by mushroom mycelium, available in bags of 100 or 500.
Sawdust Spawn is hardwood sawdust colonized by mushroom mycelium; bag contains 5½ lbs.
Plug Kit contains 100 plugs, wax, dauber, 5⁄16" drill bit, instructions.
Countertop Kit contains a 5-lb inoculated sawdust block and instructions.

658 Shiitake
Item Discounted
L658A: 100 plugs, 100 for $15.00
Ordering closed for the season
L658B: 500 plugs, 500 for $32.00
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658C: Sawdust spawn, 1 for $20.00
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L658D: Plug kit, 1 for $25.00
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658E: Countertop kit, 1 for $25.00
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Additional Information


For more info:
About Mushrooms
Download a PDF with planting instructions.