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Agar culture plate “Shiitake” Lentinula edodes – High Yield


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Agar culture plate – “Shiitake” – Lentinula edodes – High Yield

Chinese Commercial Strain

Application: choice edible, medicinal usage and compounds

Characteristics: Light and small to medium size cap. Days pinning until harvest 7.

Temperature Range : Mid: 50-75 °F (10-24 °C) fruiting temperature.

Recommended Substrate: Sterilized Hardwood sawdust

Most popular species under cultivation are naturally wood-inhabiting fungi. So, growing on sawdust is a logical choice. Sawdust is mixed with wheat bran at 10% and Calcium Carbonate a buffering agent at 2-3%, and filled into autoclavable bags. The bags are sterilized for a minimum of 1 hour at 121°C (15 psi).  the substrate is cooled to at least 25°C then, inoculated with grain or liquid spawn and incubated at the appropriate temp for the species until colonization is complete.



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