Spawn for hobby mushroom producers | 4th generation of mycelium | 1 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 and axenic and is packed in a sealed Microsac. Recipe: adapted to the needs of the species. Client-specific recipes are accepted from 2000 litres onwards. Different pricing may apply.
|Binomial name||Hericium erinaceus|
|Inoculation rate||mix with ± 1% spawn|
|Natural substrate||composition:||80% hardwood, mixed fine + coarse)|
|Incubation||room temperature:||25 °C|
|substrate temperature:||27 °C|
|duration:||Ca. 20 days|
|Primordia induction||(night time)* temperature:||18-24 °C|
|relative humidity||90- 95 %|
|Fruiting conditions||room temperature:||16-21 °C|
|relative humidity:||85–95 %|
|light:||Less than 500 lux|
|interval:||ca. 2 weeks|
|Total production cycle|
|Average yield||Approx. 150 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.