Elm Oyster - Hypsizygus ulmarius - Spawn for organic / bio cultivation on straw.
Syn.: Shirotamogitake, Da Yu Mo
A relatively rare mushroom, which usually grows singly or in small groups on elms and beech. The Hypzisigus ulmarius closely parallels the morphology of an Oyster mushroom but is far better in flavour and texture. This mushroom can become quite large (4-15cm).The Elm Oyster is a delicious edible mushroom that can be used like other Oyster mushrooms. On the market this mushroom is often incorrectly sold as 'Oyster mushroom' but it produces larger fruit bodies than other Oysters. The colour of the fruiting bodies is white to light grey or light brown, depending on substrate and habitat.
Production time: Spawn is made fresh after ordering, production time 2 to 3 weeks.
This product is fresh produce and should be processed immediatly after delivery.
If the product cannot be processed immediatley, it can be stored in the fridge at 4 ° Celsius for a maximum of two weeks.
Elm Oyster - Hypsizygus ulmarius - Mushroom spawn for straw
Certified for organic mushroom cultivation according to Regulation EC 834/2007 and 889/2008
( Organic control station: AT-BIO-701, Biko Tyrol)
1 autoclave bag approx. 3 kg - 6 liter
Suitable for inoculation of 2 bales of straw (approx. 40 x 50 x 100 cm)
You receive ready colonized mushroom spawn made from organic raw material (wood, rye bran from organic farming) for inoculation of straw bales.
Mushroom cultivation on straw bales in the garden is especially suitable for beginners, and can be done from mai to october. Suitable locations are shaded locations in the garden. Use bales of wheat-, rye- or barley-straw. In favorable conditions the mushroom is fruiting in multiple harvest waves, until all nutrients in the strawbale are used up.