Ganoderma lucidum

Reishi

Strain: M 9720

 Ganoderma lucidum - Reishi Mushroom

Qualities:

  • attractive mushroom, unmodified in dry condition
  • medicinal applications

Characteristics:

One of the oldest cultivated mushrooms in the Far East, in the first place because of its curative properties.  In relation to the ruling CO2-concentration, fruit bodies appear with a tentacle-like to saucer-like shape and with a diameter/length of 10 to 20 cm

Origin

cosmopolite

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:

Ca. 18 days

Ripening phase

30-50 days

Fruiting conditions

room temperature:

10-25 °C

relative humidity:

80-90 %

CO2-concentration:

less than 2000 ppm

light:

1000 lux

Flushes

number:

3-4

interval:

20-30 days

Average yield

150 g 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 thoroughly affect the results.