Grifola frondosa Live Culture (Maitake)


When cooked, Maitake Mushrooms are succulent, semi-firm, and chewy with a woodsy, earthy, and spicy flavor. Maitake Mushrooms are also called hen-of-the-woods. However, they shouldn’t be confused with chicken of the woods Mushrooms. Maitake means “dancing Mushroom” in Japanese.

Cultivation Difficulty: Moderate to difficult
Type: Edible/Medicinal
Substrate: Hardwood sawdust and chips supplemented with bran
Colonization/Fruiting Temperatures: 70-75F/50-65F
Supplied as:Culture in slant or petri dish

Culture supplied as living mycelium in a test tube slant or grown on sterile media in a petri dish. Culture can be stored for several months under refrigeration . Slants are best suited for long distance travel, international shipments, or long term culture storage. To ensure freshness of culture, slant and plate requests are made to order, please allow 2-4 weeks for processing and shipment.

Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 6 × 1 in