Strain | Chestnut

Pholiota aurivella - PA22

The Chestnut mushroom displays deep orange caps from large clusters of mushrooms. Chestnut prefers cooler temperatures, fruiting in the fall on logs or in cool rooms for loose substrate. This variety is prone to sticky caps that can be mitigated with careful environmental controls.

A cluster of orange chestnut mushrooms growing on logs

Spawn run time:
On loose substrate: 4-6 weeks
On logs: 9-12 months
Fruiting temperature range:
40-65° F
Indoor incubation temperature:
50-60° F. Spawn run will occur outdoors at temperatures above 50° F.
Suitable for cultivation on:
Logs, sterilized sawdust substrate

Available as:

Grain Spawn, Sawdust Spawn, Plug Spawn, Ready-to-fruit Blocks, G1 Grain Culture, Plate Culture, Slant Culture

Each spawn type is used for a different cultivation technique. Please read about spawn usage under our MUSHROOM SPAWN tab.