Strain | Comb Tooth

Hericium americanum - HABR

The native North American strain of Hericium, Comb Tooth forms branches of white spines that cascade over each other, appearing in mid-autumn. Mild and sweet, and more adaptable than other Hericium species, this is a great choice for those looking to try growing something different. This variety is best grown on logs.

Clusters of comb tooth mushrooms cascading out of a log

Spawn run time:
12-24 months
Fruiting temperature range:
50-75° 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:

Sawdust Spawn, Plug Spawn, 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.