Strain | WR46™ Shiitake

Lentinula edodes

The WR46™ shiitake strain is popular among commercial as well as first-time growers due to its fast spawn run time and heavy first flushes. Does best under cool nights and warm days, but can suffer under high humidity. This strain has a strong force-fruit flush capability in the spring and fall.

a cluster of WR46 Shiitake growing on a wood 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:

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.