Scientific Name: Grifola frondosa
Common Name(s): Maitake, Hen of the Woods
Over the last 10 years we have grown out almost every one of our cultures. Mycology is our life and we hope to help make it a part of everyone else's as well.
What this purchase gets you:
x1 10mL(cc) syringe of living Maitake mushroom liquid culture mycelium (Grifola frondosa)
x1 alcohol prep pad (per syringe}
x1 1in/25mm 18g needle (per syringe)
All mycology supplies are pressure heat sterilized at 15psi prior to being used unless they come prepackaged as sterile. 15 psi mean maintaining an internal core temperature of 250°F for a set duration. Pasteurization is a completely different method of sanitation and should please not be confused with sterilization.
All lab work is done in front of a laboratory grade laminar flow hood. then vacuum sealed. The product(s) you receive will be an active form of your chosen species living mycelium that is held in a liquid suspension made from lab grade reagents that are mixed and carefully formulated to make our very own inhouse Liquid Cultures. Liquid Cultures are regularly tested for contamination, and come with a 100% CLEAN culture promise! We use it to grow the food we eat, so it get's checked more than necessary to be honest.
*All liquid culture orders are luer lock sealed and vacuum sealed in front of a laboratory grade laminar flow hood for mailing.
**Each item listed above will be sent to you in [sterile] condition. The syringe, needle, and alcohol prep pad are each individually wrapped.
***It is the buyers sole responsibility to provide their accurate mailing address with their payment. It is suggested that a buyer check their address before and after placing an order to ensure an accurate mailing address has been provided. If a purchase is made and shipped before the buyer is able to contact me with the corrected information they are held liable for all shipping costs. This includes the initial shipping payment, as well as the additional shipping cost generated if it is requested by the buyer that the product(s) be mailed to them if it is returned. If the item is returned a refund for the non-shipping portion of the item will be given upon request. If the item is never returned the buyer is responsible for the item being lost and no refund will be offered for either the item or shipping costs.***
~Helpful Note~ If kept sealed and refrigerated, properly prepared liquid cultures can easily maintain their integrity and in many cases if used with sterile technique can be used multiple times.
Check out our culture list!
Lions Mane - Hericium erinaceus
Coral Tooth - Hericium coralloides
Cordyceps - Cordyceps militaris
Shiitake 75 - Lentinula edodes
Warm Weather Shiitake - Lentinula edodes
Turkey Tail - Trametes versicolor
King Oyster - Pleurotus eryngii
Blue Oyster - Pleurotus ostreatus var. columbinus
Golden Oyster - Pleurotus citrinopileatus
Pink Oyster - Pleurotus djamor
Black King Oyster - Pleurotus ostreatus hybrid
Phoenix Oyster - Pleurotus pulmonarius
Pearl Oyster (3015) - Pleurotus ostreatus
Reishi (Red) - Ganaderma lucidum
Reishi (Gold) - Ganaderma curtissi
Reishi (Black) - Ganoderma neo-japonicum
Piopinno - Agrocybe aegerita
Beech - "Shimeji" - Hypsizygus tessellatus
Chestnut - Pholiota adiposa
Black Poplar - Agaricus aegerita
Wood Blewit - Clitocybe nuda
Enoki - Flammulina velutipes
Maitake - Grifola frondosa
Milky Mushroom - Calocybe indica
Yellow Morel - Morchella esculenta
Nameko - Pholiota nameko
Royal Sun Agaricus - Agaricus subrufescens
Wine Cap - Stropharia rugosoannulata
Portobello- Agaricus Bisporus
Bitter Oyster - Panellus stipticus
Chaga - Inonotus obliquus
Popcorn Oyster - Pleurotus cornucopiae
Tarragon Oyster - Pleurotus eunosmus
Sporeless Oyster - Pleurotus osteatus
Beefsteak - Fistulina hepatica
Elm Oyster - Hypsizygus ulmarius
Chicken of the Woods - Laetiporus sulphureus
Agarikon - Laricifomes officinalis