Shiitake Liquid Culture

High-quality Shiitake liquid culture that has been prepared using pure mushroom cultures and nutrient-rich malt and yeast extracts. Liquid cultures made from pure cultures are generally more reliable and faster colonizing than those made from spores or other forms of mushroom tissue. The use of pure cultures can also result in more consistent and higher-quality mushroom yields.

In addition, the use of liquid mycelium for colonizing grain spawn can be more efficient and effective than traditional agar wedge techniques. Liquid mycelium can be evenly distributed throughout the grain, resulting in faster colonization and a higher rate of successful colonization. This can lead to higher bioactivity in the final product.

However, it is important to note that the quality of the final mushroom product is also dependent on many other factors, such as the quality of the substrate, environmental conditions, and the skill and experience of the cultivator.

What does your order contain:

BD™ Safety-Lok™ syringe containing Shiitake liquid culture
18g x 1.5inch BD™ microlance needle
70% isopropyl alcohol swab



Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) is a type of edible mushroom that is native to East Asia, particularly Japan, Korea, and China. It is one of the most popular and widely cultivated mushrooms in the world, and is known for its rich, savory flavor and meaty texture.

Shiitake mushrooms are low in calories and high in nutrients such as protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They are also a good source of antioxidants, and have been linked to potential health benefits such as reducing cholesterol levels, boosting the immune system, and reducing inflammation.

Shiitake mushrooms are commonly used in Asian cuisine, and can be eaten raw or cooked. They are often added to soups, stir-fries, and other dishes, and can also be dried and used in various forms such as powders, extracts, and supplements.

In addition to their culinary uses, shiitake mushrooms are also used in traditional medicine in East Asia, particularly in Japan and China, where they are believed to have various health benefits. While research is ongoing, there is some evidence to support the potential health benefits of shiitake mushrooms, particularly in regards to immune function and cancer prevention.


As there are many different ways to use Liquid Mycelium instructions are NOT included. 


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