All our mushroom cultures are only one to two transfers away from the 1st generation mother culture to ensure a vibrant, healthy, and fast-growing product.
Each liquid mushroom culture syringe contains 12 cc's of mycelium suspended in a nutrient broth solution or commonly referred to as a liquid culture. Unlike many vendors, our cultures do not contain honey, we use a special clear recipe so you can see exactly what you're getting. Your mushroom culture is guaranteed to arrive 100% viable and completely contamination-free ready to inoculate a substrate of your choice.
You may use your LC Syringe right away, or store it in its mylar container in the refrigerator for 6 months or longer!
Your order with us today will contain:
(1) sterile 12 ml syringe with locking cap and selected strain.
(1) mylar syringe sleeve for long-term storage.
(2) alcohol pads.
(1) 18 gauge needle.
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Golden Brown Beech Mushroom Hypsizygus Tessellatus
Hon Shimeji, Brown beech mushrooms have burlap colored, smooth petite globular caps and ivory white slender stems that connect to a thick white porous inedible base which allows the mushrooms to grow. Hon Shimeju mushrooms have piquant, umami aromas, sharp flavor when fresh, mild and nutty when cooked and a firm chewy texture that softens with cooking.
Hon Shimeji, Brown Beech mushrooms are available year-round.
Hon Shimeji, Brown Beech mushrooms, scientific name, Hypsizygus tessellatus is known as Buna-shimeji and Hypsizygus marmoreus. Though it is commercially identified as Hon Shimeji, true Hon Shimeji mushroom, of the species Lyophyllum shimeji, are mycorrhizal fungi and very difficult to cultivate, which has lead to patented cultivation methods. Because of this mushroom's petit size and delicate nature, they are harvested in bouquets to protect their vulnerable structure.
Uncooked Hon Shimeji are not only bitter in taste but their nutritional components are rendered useless to the human body as it can only assimilate cooked Hon Shimeji mushrooms. An unpublished report by the National Cancer Institute of Japan indicates Hon Shimeji mushrooms have medicinally active ingredients that provide anti-tumor benefits.
Hon Shimeji are best prepared cooked as their raw flavor tends to be unpalatably strong. The Hon Shimeji will hold its shape well when cooked and may be roasted, steamed, sautéed and pickled. Add to soups, stir-frys, omelettes and noodle dishes. Pair with seafood, citrus, grilled meats, white wine and fresh herbs.
Hon Shimeji, Brown Beech mushrooms is a group of edible mushrooms native to East Asia. Wild Hon Shimeji mushrooms grow on hardwood trees, most often Beech trees, hence their common name. Cultivated Brown Beech mushrooms live on substrates composed of sawdust, grain and organic agricultural waste in a climate controlled dark environment for nutrition and uniform growth. The first cultivated Brown Beech mushroom breed was patented in 1972 by Takara Shuzo Company.