Turkey tail - Trametes versicolor - grain spawn for organic growing, AT-BIO-301 Strain Nr.: 114001 Organic Grain Spawn small

28,90 €
11,56 € per 1 l
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Turkey tail grain spawn for inoculation of fruiting substrate. Syn.: Many-Colored Polypore, Kawaratake, Yun Zhi, Cloud Mushroom

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Turkey tail - Trametes versicolor - grain spawn for organic growing

Synonyms: Many-Colored Polypore, Kawaratake, Yun Zhi, Cloud Mushroom

One of the most easily identifiable polypores, and the most ubiquitous, this multicolored mushroom is recognized throughout the world. Native to tropical, subtropical, and temperate zones, this species is highly adaptive, growing on the widest assortment of woods.

You receive ready colonised rye grain spawn for inoculation of convenient fruiting substrate. Larger quantities for commercial mushroom growing on request. Recommended only for experienced cultivators!

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

Turkey Tail - Trametes versicolor - Grain Spawn for organic growing - small

Mastergrain (rye based)
Certified for organic mushroom cultivation.
(Organic control station: AT-BIO-301, Austria Bio Garantie)
1 autoclavebag approx. 1.6 kg - 2.5 liter
Price: from 14.90 €

Suitable method of cultivation:
wood logs, indoor mycelium bags for cultivation in a greenhouse

Suitable substrates:
Hardwood (Beech, oak, tan, oak, alder, poplar, ironwood, apple, chery and other fruit-trees)

Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Polyporaceae
Genus: Trametes
Species: Trametes versicolor
Spores: 5-6 x 1,5-2µ, cylindric, smooth, slightly curved, whitish in deposit

Growing conditions:
Phase 1: Mycelium growth
Temperature: 24 - 29°C
Humidity: 90 - 100%
Duration: 14 - 21 days
CO2: >5,000 ppm
Fresh air exchange: 1 per hour
Light: n/a

Phase 2: Primordia formation / Fruiting initiation
Temperature: 10 - 24 (up to 27) °C
Humidity: 95 - 100%
Duration: 7 - 14 days
CO2: 400-800 ppm
Fresh air exchange: 5 - 7 per hour
Light: 500 - 2,000 lux

Phase 3: Fruiting and Harvest
Temperature: 18 - 24°C
Humidity: 85 - 90 (95)%
Duration: 45 - 70 days
CO2: 500 - 1,000 ppm
Fresh air exchange: 5 - 7 per hour
Light: 500 - 2,000 lux
Cropping cycle: Two to three flushes over three months
SKU: AN570-001
Shipping weight‍: 3,20 kg
Item weight‍: 3,00 kg
Content‍: 2,50 l


Instructions in English as .PDF for download.


About the Mushroom

Scientific name: Trametes versicolor


Synonyms: Turkey Tail, Many-Colored Polypore, Kawaratake, Yun Zhi, Cloud mushroom, coriolus versicolor, polyporus versicolor

Natural habitat:

The 2 - 8 cm big mushroom is the most common polypore on dead hardwood.

In Europe most common on the European Beech but also grows on oak, tan, alder, poplar or aspen.

Appropriate substrate:
Hardwood (most suitable: oak, beech)

Vital mushroom, decoration

It is used in traditional Chinese medicine and contains compound polysaccharid-peptides (PSP) and protein-bound polysaccharides.

The mushroom is sometimes used for decoration purposes in floristics.


Classis: Agaricomycetes
Subclassis: Agaricomycetidae
Ordo: Polyporales
Familia: Polyporacea
Genus: Trametes
Spores: whitish, cylindric, smooth and slightly curved 5 - 6 µ x 1.5 - 2 µ