The Wide Range Shiitake strain is an excellent strain for beginners or situations where you just want a failsafe fungi that will produce in a wide range of conditions and temperatures. Shiitakes can't be beat when it comes to flavor and production!
Shiitakes are great fresh, dried, pickled, and more! Meaty, savory, unctuous, and brimming with that particular character you only get from Shiitakes! Don't hesitate to throw them in any dish OR cook them up on their own. We love grilling them!
You're usually going to see fruiting with this strain in the spring and fall in the southeast as the preferred temperature range is 55-70˚F.
Grows well on the following logs: oak, walnut, sweet gum, alder, pecan, maple, cherry, sycamore, ironwood, tulip poplar, eucalyptus, chestnut, birch, ash, willow, and bitternut. We do not recommend the following: any conifer, most fruit trees, elm, sassafras, hackberry, soft maples, dogwood, black locust, beech or hickory
Package contains 100 inoculated plugs.