Lentinula edodes

Shiitake

Strain: M 3102

 M 3102 shiitake koshin type Lentinula edodes

Qualities:

  • rapid growth
  • high productivity
  • endures temperatures up to 24 ° C

Characteristics:

Heat loving shiitake of the koshin-type: the fruit bodies are numerous, medium-sized (7 à 9 cm diam.), thinly fleshed, pale-shaded and scarcely scaled; they are cultivated at low temperatures.  They are then darker, more scaled and heavier.

Origin

Far East

Recommended substrate

composition:

80% hardwood, mixed fine + coarse
10% cereals
10% bran

humidity:

62-63 %

Recommended bag

Microsac type PPB50/SEU4/V40-51

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 °C

substrate temperature:

25 °C

duration:

Ca. 20 days

Ripening phase

room temperature:

20-22 °C

duration:

90 days

Bud induction

unwrap substrates and put them in the fruiting room

Fruiting conditions

room temperature:

16-20 °C

relative humidity:

85 %

CO2-concentration:

800-1200 ppm

light:

500-1000 lux

Flushes

number:

3-5

interval:

Ca. 8 days

between flushes:

temperature increase up to 20-22 °C, CO2 up to 1700-2500 ppm, humidity down to 85%

bud induction:

immerse or irrigate substrate for 12 hours

Average yield

200 g tot 300 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.