"Enokitake, Winter Mushroom, Slimy Mushroom"
Pure mushroom culture on agar - medium
The Winter Mushroom has a long tradition in Asian cusisin. Enokitake produces smal but very delicious fruiting bodies.
Spawn run: 21 - 24 °C
Primordia formation: 4 – 10 ° C, RH (air humidity) 95 - 100 %
Fruiting: 10 – 16 ° C, RH (air humidity) 90 - 95 %
Hardwood (most suitable: oak, beech, plum, maple, birch, alder)
For indoor cultivation we recommend woodchips mixture in substrate bags.
Enokitake can be found in the cold and moderate climate zone on the northern hemisphere, i.e. China, Siberia, Asia Minor, Europa, North America and Japan; on the sothern hemisphere in Australia.
The fruiting bodies have a diamteter of 2 - 10 cm, the shaft is 3-8 cm long. Enokitake produces white spores.
Average nutrition value:
100 g dried fruiting bodies contains: 346 cal. | protein: 26,59 g | Fat: 3,06 g | carbohydrates: 52,95 g
Cultivation of Enokitake has a long tradition in China and was documented for the first time around 800 AD. As soon as the fruiting bodies has grown to its full size, the cultivators at that time rub them on wood logs. With a bit of luck there will be a good harvest in the year after. The usage of spawn dowls, as it is practised today, wil be more effective.
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This culture was cultivated from spores by our mycological team and refined via natural selection. We declare explicit that you may use this cultures only for inoculation of substrates. Copiing and reselling is expressly prohibited!
Important informations for ordering process of cultures:
Please note, that this mushroom cultures are inoculated fresh for each order.
Lead time: We shipp your culture as soon, as the agar-medium is fully colonized.
This will take aprrox. 4 weeks after we received payment.
Living culures will only survive a few days during shipping.
Therefor we can only guarantee a perfect quality for shippings with EMS Express Mail Service or DPD Direct Parcle Distribution.
Important information for shippings to any country which is NOT member of the EU:
Please check the import regulations of your country. There may be a quarantine for living cultures. In this case the culture may arrive in a bad quality at your place.
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