Pleurotus salmoneo-stramineus

Pink Oyster Mushroom

Strain: M 2708

 Pleurotus Salmeostramineus - Pink Oyster Mushroom

Qualities:

  • rapid incubation
  • decorative fruit bodies

Characteristics:

This oyster mushroom thrives in heat.  Over 19°C it forms numerous clusters of pink fruit bodies with variable measurements (from 7 to 12 cm diam.).  At lower temperatures, colour and form deviate.  The mushrooms have no particular taste and are grown primarily for their decorative aspect. The mother cultures, (mother) spawn and substrate die at temperatures under 8-10°C!

Origin

India and South-Asia

Recommended substrate

hardwood / wheat straw 

Heat treatment

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

Spawn

Not cold resistant (min 10 °C) and only short storage

Inoculation

mix with ± 2% spawn

Recommended bag

PE, perforated every 10- 15 cm

Substrate

diameter:

max. 35 cm

length:

unlimited

humidity:

70-73 %

Incubation

room temperature:

20-22 °C

substrate temperature:

25-30 °C

duration:

13- 16 days

Fruiting induction

temperature:

18-24 °C

relative humidity

90- 95 %

Fruiting conditions

room temperature:

18-28 °C

relative humidity:

85-90%

CO2-concentration:

less than 1000 ppm

light:

800- 1500 lux

Flushes

number:

2-3

interval:

10-12 days

between flushes:

increase relative humidity to 90-95 %

Total production cycle

Ca. 2,5 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.