Strain | #1 Son™ Shiitake

Lentinula edodes

The #1 Son™ shiitake strain produces large, uniform caps with dense texture. This strain was developed in tandem with the High Speed Method, but also makes an excellent strain for standard outdoor cultivation. This strain responds well to force-fruiting.

several Number One Son Shiitake growing on a wood log

Spawn run time:
4-12 months
Fruiting temperature range:
55-72° F
Indoor incubation temperature:
50-60° F. Spawn run will occur outdoors at temperatures above 50° F.
Suitable for cultivation on:

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.