Strain | West Wind Shiitake

Lentinula edodes

West Wind shiitake are a wide-range shiitake that perform better than other strains in drought-prone areas. Like WR46, West Wind have a fast spawn run making it a good choice for commercial production. This strain responds well to force-fruiting in the spring and fall.

two west wind shiitake growing on a log

Spawn run time:
6-12 months
Fruiting temperature range:
55-75° F
Indoor incubation temperature:
50-60° F. Spawn run will occur outdoors at temperatures above 45° 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.