Lions Mane Agar Culture Plate


Lions Mane Agar Culture on available on:

  • A Large Plate.
  • Small Pot.
  • Glass Pot.
  • Slant.

This is a heat tolerant strain of Lions Mane which can cope with temperatures up to 28c.

UK based Culture Library.

All containers are reusable and can be pressure cooked at 15 psi.

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Lion's Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus)

Revered for its striking appearance and nutritional benefits, the Lion's Mane mushroom is a gourmet's delight and a health enthusiast's treasure. With a taste reminiscent of seafood, specifically crab or lobster, this mushroom is an excellent choice for culinary adventures. Lion's Mane thrives on hardwood substrates but can also be grown on BRF as shown here, making it accessible to beginners and experienced cultivators alike.

This is a heat tolerant strain of Lions Mane which can withstand up to 28c during fruiting.

Grown on: Supplemented hardwood sawdust, particularly favoring Birch and Maple, is recommended for optimal yields. The mushroom exhibits a Biological Efficiency of about 60-70%.

Fruiting conditions: Flourishes at temperatures between 15-24°C. A moist environment is crucial, with a relative humidity of 90-95%. It does not require a cold shock to initiate pinning but benefits from consistent fresh air exchange and moderate light.

Preferred agar culture media: Malt Extract Agar (MEA), Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA)

Also Known As: Bearded Tooth Mushroom, Satyr's Beard, Pom Pom Mushroom

Spawn Run:
Temperature: 21-24°C
Relative Humidity: 95%
Duration: 14-21 days
CO2: >5,000 ppm
Fresh Air Exchanges: 1-2 per hour
Light Requirements: n/a

Primordia Formation:
Temperature: 18-28°C
Relative Humidity: 95-100%
Duration: 5-7 days
CO2: <1,000 ppm
Fresh Air Exchanges: 3-5 per hour
Light Requirements: 200-500 lux

Temperature: 18-28°C
Relative Humidity: 90-95%
Duration: 5-10 days
CO2: <1,500 ppm
Fresh Air Exchanges: 5-8 per hour
Light Requirements: 200-500 lux


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Dimensions N/A

Large Plate, Small Pot, Glass Pot, Slant


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