Lentinula edodes

Shiitake

Strain: M 3714

 First harvest flush Lentinula edodes lentin shroom

Qualities:

  • Very good quality mushrooms
  • Very long shelf life
  • huge first flush

Characteristics:

A very nice shiitake with very high-quality mushrooms having fleshy, large rounded caps and firm stems. The strain produces average yields, but sells at top quality level. It can be grown all year round in Europe.

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

Inoculation

mix with ± 1% spawn

Incubation

room temperature:

20-22 °C

substrate temperature:

23 °C

duration:

13-15 days

Ripening phase

room temperature:

17- 19 °C

duration:

ca. 100 days

Bud induction

unwrap substrates and put them in the fruiting room

Fruiting conditions

room temperature:

14-16 °C

relative humidity:

85-95 %

CO2-concentratie:

400-600 ppm

light:

500-1000 lux

Flushes

number:

3-5

interval:

14 à 16 days

between flushes:

temperature increase up to 19-24 °C, CO2 up to 1500-2500 ppm, humidity down to 85%

bud induction: immerse or irrigate substrate for 12 hours

Average yield

200 g 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.