Lentinula edodes Live Culture (Shiitake) (Wide Range Strain 7869)


Shiitake Mushrooms are commonly used in Asian cuisine​. They are also considered to have medicinal benefits in traditional Asian medicine.  Shiitake Mushrooms have a meaty texture much like portobellos. They have a more smoky, earthy flavor when cooked.

Cultivation Difficulty: Moderate
Type: Edible/Medicinal
Substrate: hardwood chips and sawdust, hardwood logs
Colonization/Fruiting Temperatures: 70-80F/48-78F
Available In: 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