Reishi - Ganoderma lucidum
An oriental fungus, it has a long history of use for promoting health and longevity in China, Japan, and other Asian countries. It thrives under hot and humid conditions, and many wild varieties are found in the subtropical regions of the Orient. Growing the Reishi Mushroom is a good choice for the home cultivator. Not only has it been long revered for its medicinal properties, it is easy to grow, fast to colonize and resistant to many forms of contamination. It can be grown in two different forms, namely the conk form and the antler form, depending on the amount of fresh air it receives.
Arrives in a vacuum packed sleeve of three parafilm wrapped plates.
Cultivation Difficulty: Easy
Substrate: Pasteurized straw, wood chips, sawdust, various grains, coffee grounds, agricultural waste, newspaper and cardboard.
Colonization/Fruiting Temperatures: 70-75F/60-70F