Blue Oyster Plug Spawn - Approximately 1000 Plugs
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Skill Level: 1/5
Favored wood: alder, maple, elm, oak, birch, beech, ash, mulberry, sweetgum. cottonwood, poplar, willow, basswood (linden) and aspen are also suitable, but tend to break down very quickly.
Preferred orientation: Horizontal
Preferred fruiting temperature: 45–65 °F
Length of time for maturing: May mature in as little as 1 week!
Fruiting season(s): Spring, Fall
The Blue Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus var. columbinus) is ideal for mushroom growers who live in cooler climates. It tends to fruit well in the early spring and fall, producing beautiful steel-blue to blue-gray mushrooms. Like its sister species the Pearl Oyster, the Blue Oyster is extremely aggressive and grows on a wide range of deciduous hardwoods.
Please note: These plugs are packaged by weight, not individually counted. As a result, the total number of plugs per package is an approximation, and may be slightly more or less than the amount stated in the product description.