Pleurotus pulmonarius

Summer Oyster Mushroom

Strain: M 2204

 Pleurotus pulmonarius - Summer Oyster Mushroom

Qualities:

  • extremely rapid incubation
  • well-formed, very tasty fruit bodies
  • excellent results at higher temperatures

Characteristics:

The scarcely grouped fruit bodies are medium-large (average 7 cm diam.), uniformly flat in shape and short-stemmed.  Depending on the temperature, they are shaded light-beige (>12°C) to light-brown.  They have an excellent aroma and store well.

Origin

Southern Europe

Recommended substrate

hardwood / (wheat)straw

Heat treatment

bulk pasteurisation: temp. in centre substrate minimum 4 hours op 62 °C

Inoculation

mix with ± 2% spawn

Recommended bag

PE of HDPE, perforated every de 10- 15 cm

Substrate size

diameter:

max. 35 cm

length:

unlimited

Incubation

room temperature:

20-22 °C

substrate temperature:

25-30 °C

duration:

14- 16 days

Fruiting induction

temperature:

15-20 °C

relative humidity

90- 95 %

Fruiting conditions

room temperature:

(11) 15-18 (28)°C

relative humidity:

85%

CO2-concentratie:

less than 1000 ppm

light:

800- 1500 lux

Flushes

number:

2-3

interval:

8-10 days

between flushes:

relative humidity increase up to 90-95 %

Total production cycle

2,5 months

Average yield

200 to 250 g saleable mushrooms per kg fresh substrate

Important remark: the cultivation guidelines in our technical data sheets are a compilation of the data given to us by experienced cultivators.  Individual differences in the cultivation conditions can seriously affect the results.