Strain | Native Harvest Shiitake

Lentinula edodes

Native Harvest shiitake naturalized on the Field & Forest Products farm and has abundant natural fruiting in the late summer and early fall. This variety grows well on soft maples and responds to force-fruiting. These shiitake are lighter in color due to a wide band of white ornamentation.

15-20 native harvest shiitake growing on a log

Spawn run time:
9-12 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

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.