Shiitake Plate



Colonized plate of Shiitake mycelium

These species is native to east Asia. They are a very popular gourmet mushroom. Their caps are the better tasting part and can be used in many different meals. The stems are chewy and less tasty but are commonly dried and made into capsules as a supplement.

Will include 1 colonized or colonizing plate of Shiitake

These Statements have not been evaluated by the FDA

Any browning on plate is completely normal and is characteristic of Shiitake mycelium

Additional information

Cultivation Level

Intermediate. This species is generally not difficult to grow, but it is not recommended to cultivate this mushroom for your first time. Without past gourmet/medicinal cultivation experience, it may be more challenging but not impossible.


Heavy Depositor. Mushrooms that deposit an immense amount of spores during maturity, billions of spores per fruit and sometimes trillons! This specimens will drop very heavy spore prints.


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