Our website does not contain specific cultivation information on this strain because unfortunately, we don’t have first-hand experience fruiting it.
For growing parameters, please consult a professional or specific literature.
We have optimized growing conditions for other Hericium strains. Why don’t you try growing it with the information from those?
Should you be successful in fruiting this species, please let us know your incubation / fruiting conditions so we can increase our cultivation database.
When we have gathered sufficient information, we will share it here.
|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†|