The King Blue Oyster Mushroom is known for its fast fruiting time and ease of maintenance, making it a popular choice for both novice and experienced growers. This variety can withstand cold temperatures, even as low as 55 degrees, and is frequently used in high-end gourmet cooking due to its delicate yet complex flavor. The King Blue Oyster, now on sale, has quickly become a favorite among mushroom growers, boasting a striking blue color and large fruiting bodies. With its super aggressive growth, the King Blue Oyster is one of the easiest strains to cultivate and can yield up to 3 pounds of mushrooms from a 5-pound grow kit. To use the kit, simply cut and mist the bag daily or place it in a clear tote with a small amount of water. The resulting mushrooms not only taste delicious but also offer health benefits and an impressive visual display.
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- Fruiting Temperatures: 60-82 degrees
- Light Cycle: 12 hours of light per day
- Water Cycle: Mist 1-2 times per day using included ultra-fine pump mister
- Average Yield: 2.5-3 pounds of mushrooms (wet weight)
The King Blue Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus eryngii) is a type of edible mushroom that is highly valued for its taste and texture. Here are some specifications and characteristics of this mushroom:
- Appearance: The King Blue Oyster Mushroom has a large, fan-shaped cap that can range in color from gray to blue-gray. The cap can grow up to 8 inches in diameter and is attached to a short stem.
- Taste and texture: The King Blue Oyster Mushroom has a rich, savory flavor that is often described as meaty or umami. It has a firm, chewy texture that is similar to that of meat, making it a popular ingredient in vegetarian and vegan dishes.
- Nutritional value: The King Blue Oyster Mushroom is a good source of protein, dietary fiber, and vitamins B and C. It also contains minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, and calcium.
- Culinary uses: The King Blue Oyster Mushroom is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a wide range of dishes, from soups and stews to pasta dishes and stir-fries. It pairs well with other savory flavors, such as garlic, onions, and soy sauce.
- 5 pound colonized spawn bag
- 2oz pump mister
- Simple Instructions
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