Introducing the Enchanting Shiitake Mushroom Home Grow Kit! Are you prepared to unleash the remarkable power of Shiitake Mushrooms within the cozy confines of your own home? Search no more! Our comprehensive Shiitake Mushroom Grow Kit is the perfect solution for both novice and seasoned growers alike.

Check out these outstanding features:

  • Revitalize Your Space with Nature's Tastiest Fungi: Envision the irresistible scent and delicious flavor of these delightful, brown-capped mushrooms thriving in your indoor environment. Not only will you wow your friends and family with your extraordinary indoor garden, but you'll also tap into the amazing health benefits of this nutrient-rich culinary gem.
  • Elevate Your Immune System and Support Heart Health: As you cultivate and enjoy these scrumptious mushrooms, savor the advantages of their immune-enhancing and heart-friendly properties. Bid farewell to constant illnesses and welcome a more robust, healthier physique!
  • Effortless, Organic, and Eco-conscious: Our 5lb Shiitake Mushroom Grow Kit is thoughtfully crafted, utilizing only organic, environmentally responsible materials to guarantee the finest quality and potency of your yield. Lacking a green thumb? No problem! Our straightforward instructions will lead you every step of the way.

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    Shiitake mushrooms, a delectable and nutritious edible mushroom variety, originate from East Asia, particularly Japan, China, and Korea. They are prized for their meaty texture, rich taste, and numerous health advantages. These mushrooms are a staple in Asian cuisine, often featured in soups, stir-fries, and noodle dishes.

    Grown in countries like the United States, Canada, Australia, and Europe, shiitake mushrooms have a long history of use in traditional Chinese medicine for their purported antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties. Lentinan, a compound found in shiitake mushrooms, has been demonstrated to boost the immune system and may even aid in cancer treatment.

    When selecting shiitake mushrooms, choose firm ones with a slightly glossy surface, and store them in the refrigerator for up to a week. Before cooking, remove the tough, fibrous stems. Dried shiitake mushrooms can also be rehydrated and used in recipes, with the soaking liquid serving as a flavorful base for soups and sauces. In Japanese culture, shiitake mushrooms symbolize longevity and good health.

    Overall, shiitake mushrooms are a versatile ingredient with various health benefits, suitable for incorporating into a wide array of dishes. This easy-to-grow strain can produce mushrooms for months. When grown professionally, the resulting large shiitake mushrooms are comparable in quality to those found in restaurants and grocery stores.

    To get the best yield results with our gourmet mushroom grow kits, we recommend using one of our monotubs. Check them out here!

    You can also use one of our humidity domes. Find those here!

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    • Fruiting Temperature: 65-80 degrees
    • Light Cycle: 10-12 hours of light per day
    • Water Cycle: Mist with water 1-2 times per day using included ultra-fine pump mister (Maintain a lower humidity level around 50%)
    • Average Yield: 2.5-3 pounds of mushrooms (wet weight)
    Shiitake mushrooms, known for their distinct taste and appearance, provide a variety of nutritional benefits.

    Nutritional Value:
     Shiitake mushrooms are low in calories and fat while offering a good source of protein and dietary fiber. They are packed with vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins (B2, B3, B5, and B6), vitamin D, copper, manganese, selenium, zinc, and potassium. The combination of these nutrients supports various bodily functions and contributes to overall health.

     Shiitake mushrooms have a rich, savory, and earthy flavor, often described as umami. This unique taste complements many dishes, enhancing the overall flavor profile. The meaty texture of shiitake mushrooms provides a satisfying mouthfeel, making them a popular choice for vegetarian and vegan dishes as a meat substitute.

    Shiitake mushrooms have a distinct appearance, featuring a medium to large-sized, broad, and slightly convex cap with a diameter ranging from 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 cm). The cap's color varies from light to dark brown, sometimes with a slight sheen. The mushroom's gills are white or cream-colored and extend down the stem. The stems are generally tough and fibrous, which is why they are often removed before cooking. However, they can be saved to flavor stocks or broths. When dried, shiitake mushrooms' caps become wrinkled and darker, while their flavor intensifies. Rehydrating them in water or broth brings back their original texture and adds a concentrated, umami-rich taste to the soaking liquid, which can then be used in various recipes.
    • 5 pound colonized spawn bag
    • Ultra-fine pump mister
    • Simple Instructions
    Overall Customer Rating of 4 Reviews:
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    This is an easy way to get started. My block arrived fairly cured. I put the block in a fruiting chamber and it began pinning in under 24 hours. Cool!

    Very impressed!

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    Amazing Kit, came with brown pacthes already there, so It was half cured! It took about 3 more weeks to see pins, but now I have probably 30 mushrooms growing! Will be back!

    Frist attempt!

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    My first order and attempt at growing mushrooms.......the order of shiitake grow block arrived quickly and in good shape. Read the instructions and all is well. Mushrooms are in their first flush and I'm eating mushrooms grown in my upstairs bathroom...I've harvested about a half a pound in the first three days with several more approaching a good size. Its all new to me so I'm excited about the prospect of more experiments in the future. I was able to dry some of the mushrooms in my airfryer. So happy customer at this point.

    As advertised!

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    The Shiitake block arrived quickly and in good shape. The instructions were easy to follow. I've harvested about a half pound of mushrooms so far with more coming in my first flush. I'm a very happy customer and looking forward to ordering more blocks.