Grifola Frondosa Mushroom Culture Plate
Grifola Frondosa mushroom culture plates with Spore Printers’ choice genetics. Agar mushroom culture plates are the perfect way to make your own liquid cultures. If you intend on cultivating at scale, culture plates may be the best option. Basic lab skills are required for working with culture plates to avoid contamination.
What are the benefits of using agar plates for mushrooms?
- Agar plates make it easier to detect contamination prior to use
- Culture plates can grow tissue, making it easy to isolate genetic traits
- Store specimens for as long as 6 months in the refrigerator
Maitake mushrooms are often referred to as Hen of the Woods due to their meaty texture. Commonly found at the bast of decaying trees, strains of Maitake occur naturally in North America, Europe and Asia. Maitake grow from sclerotium, a tuber-like structure roughly the size of a potato.