Spawn for professional mushroom producers | 4th generation of mycelium | 5 liter Microsac. Mycelium inoculated from mother spawn bottle or bag. Certified axenic mycelium on sterilized grain, meant for further multiplication. Each portion is double-tested, axenic, and packed in a sealed Microsac.
|Binomial nomenclature||Pleurotus ostreatus|
|Inoculation rate||mix with ± 2% spawn|
|Natural substrate||hardwood / (wheat) straw|
|Incubation||room temperature:||20-22 °C|
|substrate temperature:||25-30 °C|
|duration:||19- 22 days|
|Primordia induction||(night time)* temperature:||lower to 6-15 °C|
|relative humidity:||90- 95 %|
|Fruiting conditions||room temperature:||(5-) 10-17 (-20) °C|
|CO2-concentration:||less than 1000 ppm|
|light:||800- 1500 lux|
|between flushes:||relative humidity increase to 90%|
|Total production cycle||Ca. 3 months|
|Average yield||200 to 250 g saleable mushrooms per kg fresh substrate†|
*Primordia are induced by a shock. For most mushroom species, this is done with a thermal shock, which is defined by the minimum temperature during the day-night cycle.
†Mushroom weight immediately after harvesting, and wetted substrate weight prior to inoculation.
Important remark: these cultivation guidelines in our technical data sheets are a compilation of the data given to us by experienced cultivators. Individual differences in the cultivation conditions can seriously affect the results.