Cultivation Difficulty: Easy
Type: Edible (Medicinal)
Substrate: Hardwood sawdust/chips, straw
Colonization/Fruiting Temperatures: 70-75F/50-65F
Supplied As: Liquid culture in 10cc syringe
Pleurotus ostreatus is an oyster-like mushroom with a superior flavor and meaty texture. It is easy to grow and very tasty.
As with all oyster mushrooms, this species is very sensitive to high CO2 levels. Without proper air exchange the mushrooms will grow with reduced caps and elongated stems. For best texture and flavor, harvest the mushrooms before the cap flattens out.
Create your own DIY home mushroom kit and use this culture in our Supplemented Sawdust Block w/ Rye Grain Pocket. Makes a great home or school science project!
Note: Culture supplied as living mycelium in solution in a sterile 10cc syringe with unattached 16 gauge needle. Culture can be stored under refrigeration for several months. Use to directly inoculate Sterilized Substrates and Media.