Ready to Grow Kit – Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus)
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Each Ready-to-Grow mushroom block has been infused with lion’s mane mushroom culture and is ready to begin fruiting upon receipt. Produce healthy lion’s mane mushrooms right on the kitchen counter! Kit includes lions mane mushroom grow block instructions.
Mushroom fruiting will begin within 1-2 weeks of initiating the kit. Blocks will produce mushrooms over the course of 2-4 flushes for 1-2 months, depending on care.
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 some say is reminiscent of shellfish, we think they taste more like a vegetable than a mushroom. It is a gift that keeps giving, treated right Lion’s Mane Kits will have several flushes over a few months.
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! We also offer Host Defense Lion’s Mane Capsules a supplement composed primarily of lion’s mane mushroom material.
Much cooler than a chia-pet, you can eat your tasty, healthy harvests!