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||Lentinula edodes|
|Inoculation rate||mix with ± 1% spawn|
|Natural substrate||composition:||80% hardwood, mixed fine + coarse|
|Incubation||room temperature:||23 °C|
|substrate temperature:||25 °C|
|duration:||Ca. 20 days|
|Primordia induction||(night time)* temperature:|
|Fruiting conditions||room temperature:||16-20 °C|
|interval:||Ca. 8 days|
|between flushes:||temperature increase up to 20-22 °C, CO2 up to 1700-2500 ppm, humidity down to 85%|
|bud induction:||immerse or irrigate substrate for 12 hours|
|Total production cycle|
|Average yield||200 g tot 300 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: the 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.