Pleurotus eryngii

King Oyster Mushroom

Strain: M 2600

 pleurotus eryngii M2600 spawn Mycelia substrate

Qualities:

  • rapid fruiting
  • good yield
  • fruitbodies of high quality

Characteristics:

Oyster mushroom with thick-stemmed fruit bodies, entirely edible.  Their cap is grey-brown, often knobbly (7 to 10 cm diameter) with white stem.  This strain is becoming popular thanks to their strong texture, delicious aroma and good preservation.

Origin

Mediterranean area

Recommended substrate

composition:

75% hardwood, mixed fine + course
10% cereals
5% oil seeds
10% bran

humidity:

65-70 %

Recommended bag

Microsac type PPB 50/ SEU4/ V37-57

Filling of the bag

before or after heat treatment: 3 à 4 kg/ bag

Heat treatment

sterilisation, by preference at 121 °C

Inoculation

mix with ± 1% spawn

Incubation

room temperature:

23-25 °C

substrate temperature:

25-28 °C

duration:

10-15 days

Ripening phase

35 days at 20-22°C

Fruiting induction

open bag and lower temperature to 18 °C

Fruiting conditions

room temperature:

12-15 °C

relative humidity:

95-97%

CO2-concentration:

< 1200 ppm

light:

800- 1500 lux

Flushes

number:

2

interval:

1-2 weeks

between flushes:

relative humidity increase up to 90%

Total production cycle

Ca. 2 months

Average yield

150 to 180 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.