Shiitake producing trunk
Mushroom logs are shipped from Monday to Wednesday to ensure controlled transport conditions at all times. If you need to receive the mushroom log by a certain date, please contact us
Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) producing log : wooden log previously inoculated and incubated with mycelium in pellets, ready for the production of this mushroom.
Approximate dimensions: 0.80-1.20 m long, 15-25 cm in diameter.
Weight: 12-15 kg.
Mushroom production: 4-5 kg of mushrooms for 3-5 years.
The details of your Shiitake trunk
Receipt of the trunk: remove the transparent plastic bag that protected the trunk during transport. The log you have just purchased has been inoculated with mycelium of a saprophytic fungus, the areas where the pellets have been introduced are protected with transparent plastic film. At the moment of reception, remove the film and soak the log in water for 24 hours. Let it drain. Place it vertically in a cool, humid and bright place (avoid direct sunlight), where it receives sprinkler or drip irrigation.
Mushroom production: 4-5 kg of mushrooms during 3-5 years.
Fruiting conditions Lentinula edodes
- Average temperature: 14-18 ° C
- Relative humidity: 85%
- Illumination required: 800-1. 500 lux
Production: the best production periods are from April to November, although the trunk can produce mushrooms all year round (except in extreme temperatures or very low humidity). The mushrooms grow from the primordia. On the trunk you will see areas where the bark has cracks. Under these you can see the mycelium that will give rise to mushrooms.
Watering: place the trunk in a place where it receives water from drip or sprinkler irrigation. If this is not possible, soak it for 36 hours every 4 days.
Mushroom picking: mushrooms are picked when they reach an average size of 8-19 cm as long as the cap is fleshy with the edges curled down.
Estimated mushroom production: 4-5 kg of mushrooms during 3-5 years.
*The dimensions and weight of the trunk are approximate since no two trunks are the same. In the choice of the log we prioritize the state of the mycelium that will determine the success of the mushroom cultivation.
Mushroom growing kits need to complete the incubation period properly before being served, which is why their delivery may be delayed up to ten days after the order is placed. We will only serve your log producer when 100% viability of the culture is guaranteed.
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