Maitake Mushroom | Plug Spawn (Grifola frondosa) | Hen of the Woods | Pure Living Mycelium | DIY | Mushroom kit | mushroom mycelium | 25 ct.

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25 ct. inoculated plugs - Grifola frondosa aka Maitake aka Hen of the Woods

This is by far one of our favorite fungi on planet Earth -- it is capable of amazing feats of simultaneous healing/snacking. We frequently grow this one for ourselves on sawdust substrate and maintain early generation pure cultures that are guaranteed fast, high yielding and very resilient. We get these guys going on a mixture of oak and alder to acclimate them to multiple substrates --Grifola frondosa responds very well to both bag and jar culture, most commercial operations use jars or bags with collars; again, this is seriously one of the best tasting/healthiest mushrooms on our planet and is definitely worth the patience.

This product is intended for seasoned or adventurous mycologists but we would rate this one moderate to difficult on the mushroom growing difficulty scale. It is a little particular, but once mastered, can become quite easy and a wonderful addition to your life. This product does not come with continued growing support from Amicitia.

This purchase order contains: approx 25 birch wood plugs inoculated with our favorite cultivar of Grifola frondosa; our plugs are second to none. The substrate used to inoculate is our usual blend of Food grade alder/oak, organic wheat bran, and brewing grade gypsum. Plug are very resilient in the mail, have a very long shelf life, and are already acclimated to the materials in their substrate plus the birch plugs they're on.

Can be used for:

Making agar plates
Making more sawdust spawn
Inoculating logs
Making Liquid cultures
Stump removal (Slow stump removal with snacks)
Mushroom patches
Endless anti-cancer snacks
Myco-art
Creating powerful medicines
Many other uses!

*Free PDF Cultivation pack with this substrate recipe included with purchase*

All of our spawn cultures should be used immediately upon arrival or refrigerated until later use. Allow your culture to come to room temperature for 12-24 hours before use.

All of our cultures are handled with the utmost care to ensure the quality of your mushroom growing experience. All samples are prepared professionally, with love, in sterile conditions in front of a flow hood. We stand by our work and guarantee the purity, sterility, and resilience of our cultures thus we have a 100% replacement/refund guarantee.

We also guarantee

*Same day shipping weather permitting
*Packed by experts
*Guaranteed to arrive alive and happy
*Pure resilient cultures
*Free cultivation guidebook


FAQs

We only offer one custom order option. If you would like a wild clone of a local Oregon mushroom (that is not psychoactive) please feel free to contact us; the process can potentially take some time as the fungi are seasonal and we cant guarantee a find, but we are constantly in the forest for one reason or another and try to make this process both affordable and accommodating to encourage the generation of novelty and wisdom among the mycological community. All custom orders must be prepaid 50% upfront (non-refundable) and 50% upon delivery.

If you let these myco packs get above their incubation parameters or anywhere above 90˚F or so, they will likely die; this will make everyone temporarily sad. We expect you to know and understand the "green zone" parameters of your species of choice before purchasing these packs to ensure they don't end up overheating -- most can handle sustained substantial cold temperatures, storage at 34F is recommended to induce dormancy and lengthen shelf life. Oh, please don't puncture the bag in unsterile conditions -- it will suffer cataclysmic contamination/infection from exposure to room air and something like Trichoderma or Aspergillus will quickly move in and kill/eat your mycelium. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.

If you would like we can gift wrap your item for you, but it won't be fancy -- think brown craft paper with some sort of twine, but nice twine -- brick and mortar store aesthetic. We think that the interactive myco kits with support make really excellent gifts actually... It is the gift of knowledge and potential wisdom, potentially even greater vitality, health & wellbeing.

We wholesale our product to retail businesses and other websites with a contamination free guarantee and employee p.o.s. support. Please contact us directly for further information.

Processing time on orders is usually 24 to 48 hours. If we receive your order before noon on a business day it will likely go out that same day. We do not ship during the hottest months of summer as we cannot guarantee the cultures will arrive in a viable state. Processing time on a custom clone can take anywhere from a month to a year depending on the request and season.

We only offer one custom order option. If you would like a wild clone of a local Oregon mushroom (that is not psychoactive) please feel free to contact us; the process can potentially take some time as the fungi are seasonal and we cant guarantee a find, but we are constantly in the forest for one reason or another and try to make this process both affordable and accommodating to encourage the generation of novelty and wisdom among the mycological community. All custom orders must be prepaid 50% upfront (non-refundable) and 50% upon delivery.

If you let these myco packs get above their incubation parameters or anywhere above 90˚F or so, they will likely die; this will make everyone temporarily sad. We expect you to know and understand the "green zone" parameters of your species of choice before purchasing these packs to ensure they don't end up overheating -- most can handle sustained substantial cold temperatures, storage at 34F is recommended to induce dormancy and lengthen shelf life. Oh, please don't puncture the bag in unsterile conditions -- it will suffer cataclysmic contamination/infection from exposure to room air and something like Trichoderma or Aspergillus will quickly move in and kill/eat your mycelium. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.

If you would like we can gift wrap your item for you, but it won't be fancy -- think brown craft paper with some sort of twine, but nice twine -- brick and mortar store aesthetic. We think that the interactive myco kits with support make really excellent gifts actually... It is the gift of knowledge and potential wisdom, potentially even greater vitality, health & wellbeing.

We wholesale our product to retail businesses and other websites with a contamination free guarantee and employee p.o.s. support. Please contact us directly for further information.

Processing time on orders is usually 24 to 48 hours. If we receive your order before noon on a business day it will likely go out that same day. We do not ship during the hottest months of summer as we cannot guarantee the cultures will arrive in a viable state. Processing time on a custom clone can take anywhere from a month to a year depending on the request and season.


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