Strain | Snow Cap™ Shiitake

Lentinula edodes

Snow Cap™ shiitake prefers high humidity, making it an excellent choice for winter production in the south. This strain produces thick, chewy caps that are tufted with thick white ornamentation. Snow Cap™ fruits naturally in the spring and fall, but does not respond to force-fruiting.

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

Spawn run time:
9-12 months
Fruiting temperature range:
40-70° 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.