Pleurotus citrinopileatus

Yellow Oyster Mushroom

Strain: M 2502

 yellow oyster mushroom pleurotus cornucopiae

Qualities:

  • decorative species
  • slight anise taste
  • rapid production

Characteristics:

Easy-to-grow Oyster Mushroom.  Because of their funnel-like shape and yellow colour remind of cantharells.  Tightly clustered fruit bodies (4- 7 cm diam.) are gathered centrally or ex-centrically on a thin stem.  For a maximum storage capacity they need to be harvested before the full development of the cap sides.

Origin

subtropical regions of East Asia

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 10- 15 cm

Substrate size

diameter:

max. 35 cm

length:

unlimited

Incubation

room temperature:

22-24 °C

substrate temperature:

27-32 °C

duration:

12- 13 days

Fruiting induction

temperature:

15-20 °C

relative humidity:

90- 95 %

Fruiting conditions

room temperature:

(13) 17-22 (28)°C

relative humidity:

85%

CO2-concentratie:

less than 1000 ppm

light:

800- 1500 lux

Flushes

number:

2-3

interval:

ca. 8 days

between flushes:

relative humidity increase up to 90-95 %

Total production cycle

ca. 2 months

Average yield

150 to 200 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.