Strain | Double Jewel Shiitake

Lentinula edodes

Double Jewel shiitake have a slightly longer spawn run time than other wide-range varieties, but you are rewarded with denser, larger caps. This strain tolerates humidity better than other wide-range strains making it a good choice for those with warmer spring temperatures. Double Jewel responds well to force-fruiting.

a snow cap shiitake mushroom with an ornate top growing on a log buried underneath pine needles

Spawn run time:
10-12 months
Fruiting temperature range:
55-75° F
Indoor incubation temperature:
50-60° F. Spawn run will occur outdoors at temperatures above 50° F.
Suitable for cultivation on:
Logs

Available as:

Sawdust Spawn, Plug Spawn

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