Approximately 2.5kg block of supplemented sawdust colonized with lion's mane mushroom, Hericium erinaceus.
Each spawn block has been infused with lion's mane mushroom culture and is ready to spawn onto other wood substrates.
Lion's mane mushrooms, also known as Bear's Head, Monkey's Head, or properly Hericium erinaceus is a wonderfully fun mushroom to grow. It is a tooth fungus, producing a cascade of teeth-like growths from which spores are produced. It has a flavor reminiscent of shellfish.
Lion's mane is also prized for medicinal properties, having been used by traditional Chinese medicinal practitioners to treat stomach ailments. The mushroom contains nerve growth stimulant factor compounds known as erinacines and hericiones. These compounds stimulate the regrowth of neurons and may be significant in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and neural degeneration. Lion's mane is certainly mushroom brain food!