Pholiota nameko

Nameko Mushroom

Strain: M 4190

 Pholiota Nameko - Nameko Mushroom

Qualities:

  • tasty mushroom
  • decorative fruit bodies

Characteristics:

These pleasantly growing mushrooms are very popular in Japan, in the first place because of the combination of decorative and tasty properties.  The fulminating orange, viscose caps of 2 to 5 cm diameter sit on a beige stem of 0,8 to 1 cm diameter.  Easy to grow on hardwood rests, but requiring a high air humidity.

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

Bag filling

before or after heat treatment: 3 to 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:

16-19 days

Ripening phase

room temperature:

18- 20 °C

duration:

ca. 50 days

Fruiting conditions

room temperature:

13-18 °C

relative humidity:

90-95 %

CO2-concentration:

Ca. 1000 ppm

light:

Less than 500 lux

Flushes

number:

2-3

interval:

3 weeks

between flushes:

keep substrate very humid

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 thoroughly affect the results.