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Shiitake Mushrooms

Delicious, Savoury, Fun!

Great flavour and texture especially when grown at home, and is renown for its health benefits. It has a brown cap and white gills with white flecks on the cap. Grow them from our Ready-to-Go all NZ sawdust logs, or your own freshly cut logs of oak, poplar, beech, birch and other deciduous trees. Cut a 5-20cm dia. log as the leaves change colour or have dropped and inoculate 2-4 weeks later. Logs can be cut at other times, but avoid 4 weeks either side the start of spring growth. Fast strains tend to be poor quality and slower have a higher quality. Let us know what you are after, what kind of logs and what time of year for informed advice on realistic yields.Tips included on keeping the culture going

Please order below:

Shiitake Dowels x 50

$20.00 Qty:
Includes: 50 Dowels, instructions - enough to inoculate 1-2 logs

Shiitake Dowels x 100

$30.00 Qty:
Includes: 100 Dowels, instructions - enough to inoculate 4-5 logs

Shiitake Dowels x 400

$100.00 Qty:
Includes: 400 Dowels, instructions - enough to inoculate 16-20 logs

Shiitake Ready-to-Go all NZ Sawdust log

$50.00 Qty:
Includes: pre-order only, comes with instructions to grow at home

Shiitake NZ sawdust spawn x 1.5Kg or 3L

$40.00 Qty:
Includes: 1.5Kg or 3L premium sawdust spawn Note this pack is for experienced growers who do not need instructions

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“ You have two varieties of the oyster mushrooms, we would like one of each variety please. Thank you very much kind regards Elfy PS: We have ordered a few times now, and it was always great mycelium, and yummy mushrooms :-) thanks :-). Great kits and I have been using a bunch of them already. =) Hi guys, parcel arrived this morning. Thanks for the awesome service. Have a merry xmas. Cheers KF Oamaru-.... Just wanted to let you know that my mushroom kit is a great success. I have oyster mushrooms sprouting all over the bag. Really pleased. Cristine Paraparaumu-.... ....I have found the course information fantastic and really easy to follow. AP 2019 ..... thanks for the advice. With 3 nights in the fridge the mushrooms started to grow an the 5th day. The first flush was sufficient for 3 meals. Flavour: excellent. Will now try the transfer method for a new culture and get the second flush started. G+W Charteris Bay.... Hi Tim I have been meaning to say thanks for the mushroom kit. Quite a bit of work but fascinating to see them grow over the winter under our sink and ended up having a good feed. Warm wishes Jack H Lower Hutt .... Hi Tim, I just wanted to say Ive had a chance to play with that new culture and its growing happy and healthy and clean! Thank you so much again for all the effort you put in, its greatly appreciated. Cheers, CS Ellerslie .... hi another order,, the first order you sent is going excellent , so ive decided to try another sort.. .excellent easy to deal with.. rapt dealing with your products...excellent as always. NH Paeroa-.... The mycelium was very quick to colonise the bag, and the fruits were huge AS Auckland-... Hi Tim, I am thoroughly enjoying the small business course. I spent the weekend getting my shed cleaned up and ready..SL 2019

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