Mississippi Natural Products - Shiitake Mushrooms
Shiitake mushroom growing is a great past time and with our selection of shiitake mushroom recipes and grow kits you'll be set, happy growing!
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Growing Shiitake Mushrooms

Traditional methods for growing shiitake mushrooms involved using grow logs typically from varying types of oak trees, especially white oaks or the Japanese oak tree also known as a Shii tree. Shiitake literally means "mushroom from the shii tree".

Until recently you may have heard only of grow logs which has been the main way for people to grow shitake mushrooms in their own homes for personal use. They work by placing the shiitake mushroom spores in pre-drilled holes in the oak logs and then simply letting the spores develop and eventually fruit into mushrooms. Depending on whether the shiitake spores have been pre-inoculated in the log this process can take anywhere from 2 weeks to on pre-inoculated grow log to 15 monthes on a do-it-yourself log in non-ideal whether conditions.

Shiitake mushroom grow block

Through scientific research and much trial and error a new and more efficient approach to home grow shiitake mushrooms has become available. Instead of a grow log Mississippi Natrual Products creates blocks of different types of hardwood sawdust mixed with a carefully measured amount of nutrients. This combination gives the shiitake mushroom spores easy access to everything they need grow quickly with large yield and achieve its maximum flavor and nutritional value.

We pre-inoculate each grow block and carefully time its arrival at your home. Within 1 to 2 weeks you'll have your first batch of fresh and delicious shiitakes in your own home. Another batch of shitakes will sprout after 2-3 weeks and each block can produce up to 7 batches of shiitakes before depleting the block's nutrients. The first 3 batches also known as "flushes" are typically the largest.

If you would like to purchase one of our shiitake mushroom grow kits please just follow the link. Thank you.

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