Tree Oyster - Pleurotus ostreatus - Spawn for organic / bio cultivation on straw.Syn.: Oyster Mushroom, Hiratake, Tamogitake, Píng Gu, Sadafi, Chippikkoon
The Tree Oyster is very simple in cultivation. The mycelium of this pleurotus species is very robust; therefore it is popular in commercial cultivation. Fruiting bodies get a diameter of 5 to 15 cm. The cap is grayish brown to violet. Pleurotus is rich in B-vitamins such as thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin, vitamin C, vitamin D (calciferol) and folic acid. One fourth of the dry matter of pleurotus is proteins, containing all essential amino acids. The most important compounds of pleurotus are lovastatin and the polysaccharide pleuran.
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.
Tree Oyster - Pleurotus ostreatus - 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.