Shiitakei Mushroom Culture Plate
|Culture format||Agar plate|
|Lab skills||Intermediate- Advanced|
|Shelf life||12 months (refrigerated)|
Plate cultures are ideal for growers looking to make master bags, inoculate grain, make liquid culture, or make more plates.
Our shiitake plates are made to order in our in-house lab using medical-grade petri dishes. If properly stored upon arrival, they have a shelf life of approximately 6 months. Shiitake plates should be stored in the refrigerator to maintain viability. Note that mycelium cultures require basic lab skills. Handle using sterile technique to prevent contamination.
Lentinula edodes. Our favorite commercial strain for indoor shiitake block production. This strain fruits best at colder temperatures and tends to produce mushrooms with large caps and smaller stems. Our culture is direct from West Virginia and retains the highly desired characteristics of this strain.