Spawn & Cultures

Fungi Perfecti offers ready-to-inoculate, pure mushroom spawn and cultures of over 25 different mushroom species. We maintain stock of these species for use as inoculum into bulk substrates.

This section of fungi.com deals with sawdust/wood chip spawn, grain spawn, and cultures for those wishing to explore mushroom cultivation. If you are looking for Plug Spawn for log and stump cultivation for the home grower, click here.

 

Fungi Perfecti offers ready-to-inoculate, pure mushroom spawn and cultures of over 25 different mushroom species. We maintain stock of these species for use as inoculum into bulk substrates.

This section of fungi.com deals with sawdust/wood chip spawn, grain spawn, and cultures for those wishing to explore mushroom cultivation. If you are looking for Plug Spawn for log and stump cultivation for the home grower, click here.

 

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Fungi Perfecti offers ready-to-inoculate, pure mushroom spawn and cultures of over 25 different mushroom species. We maintain stock of these species for use as inoculum into bulk substrates.


Please note: unlike our ready-to-grow Mushroom Patches and Plug Spawn, our Sawdust Spawn, Grain Spawn and Cultures do not come with instructions. It is up to the purchaser to familiarize him/herself with the techniques of sterile mushroom tissue culture to properly use these products. The books Growing Gourmet & Medicinal Mushrooms and The Mushroom Cultivator are essential texts in this field.

Turnaround time for most orders is 2–6 weeks; each order of spawn or cultures is custom-generated at the time of the order, and grow-out times will vary. Please check the availability and estimated date of shipping for your spawn when ordering. We do our very best to insure that quality spawn is produced. We can not, however, be responsible for the condition of spawn once shipped. Under some conditions we prefer to ship via UPS 2nd Day Air to insure viability; we will contact you prior to processing your order if we deem a shipping upgrade to be necessary. If the spawn arrives defective, it will replaced at no charge provided we are notified within 48 hours of delivery and the defective spawn is returned. Since we cannot control the methods by which this spawn is used, no promises or claims about yields are made (there are simply too many factors involved). This spawn is being offered as a service. We encourage all commercial cultivators to develop sterile culture skills to create their own spawn. Promoting sterile culture is our business.

Terms of Use of Fungi Perfecti's Cultures and Spawn

When you place an order for Fungi Perfecti's Pure Mushroom Grain Spawn or Cultures, you will be required to read and acknowledge a Sale Agreement prior to delivery. The text for these agreements is available for viewing online:

 Strain Collection Mission Statement

Fungi Perfecti is dedicated to preserving the fungal genome and actively search for new strains from old growth forests. Primarily centering on saprophytic mushrooms, our goal is to capture as many phenotypes as possible through tissue culture cloning.

With the loss of habitat, especially ancient forests, we feel the importance of biological diversity can not be overstated. We hope to do our small part to help preserve the fungal biome by bringing into culture ancestral strains before they are lost forever.

Important Conditions & Restrictions Regarding International Orders for Fungi Perfecti's Pure Mushroom Spawn & Cultures

Fungi Perfecti's Pure Mushroom Spawn and Cultures have been grown and stored under tightly controlled laboratory conditions. Fungi Perfecti is Certified Organic by the Washington State Department of Agriculture; this certification extends to our cultures and spawn. Upon request, we can provide international customers with a Manufacturer's Declaration stating that our cultures and spawn are grown on sterilized media, and incubated in Class 100 Clean Rooms (this means that they contain fewer than 100 airborne particles per cubic meter of air).

Your country's government may have restrictions on the importation of live mushroom mycelium in general, or on the importation of certain species or forms of live mycelium in particular.

It is the responsibility of the customer to research and fulfill the requirements for importation of live mushroom mycelium into his/her country. Fungi Perfecti shall bear no responsibility for the loss or damage of live mushroom mycelium seized or detained by government agencies because of improper or missing permits or documentation. Fungi Perfecti will also not be held responsible for any fees, fines, duties or taxes charged to a customer in connection with an order for any of Fungi Perfecti's products or services. Additionally, Fungi Perfecti will not alter official documentation such as phytosanitary certificates, invoices, bills of lading, etc., in any way that renders the document inaccurate or misleading regarding the contents or value of the product(s) being ordered.

Fungi Perfecti does not have the capacity to fully document and follow all international importation restrictions and conditions. It is incumbent upon the international customer to familiarize him/herself with these regulations and take them into consideration when ordering. Any international order that is returned to Fungi Perfecti due to any circumstance other than defective merchandise or documentable negligence on the part of Fungi Perfecti will be refunded, in whole or in part, at the sole discretion of Fungi Perfecti. If we judge that we have processed and shipped your order with all due diligence, your money will not be refunded. Shipping charges will not be refunded.
Stropharia Sawdust / Wood Chip Spawn

Stropharia Sawdust / Wood Chip Spawn

$20.00

Latin Name: Stropharia rugoso-annulataFruiting Temperature: 60–80 °F Also known as the King Stropharia and The Garden Giant™, this mushroom grows e...

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$20.00
Pearl Oyster Sawdust Spawn

Pearl Oyster Sawdust Spawn

$20.00

Latin Name: Pleurotus ostreatusFruiting Temperature: 50–60 °F A longtime favorite of mushroom hunters, fruiting nearly year-round in lowland hardwo...

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$20.00
Shiitake Sawdust Spawn

Shiitake Sawdust Spawn

$20.00

Latin Name: Lentinula edodesFruiting Temperature: 55–75 °F This is an all-weather strain. It can fruit from 50–80 °F but performs best at 58–60 °F....

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$20.00
Lion's Mane Grain Master Jar

Lion's Mane Grain Master Jar

$69.00

Latin Name: Hericium erinaceusFruiting Temperature: 60–80 °F Lion’s Mane grows on hardwoods, producing delicious fruit bodies with cascading icicle...

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$69.00
Blue Oyster Grain Master Bag

Blue Oyster Grain Master Bag

$69.00

Latin Name: Pleurotus ostreatus var. columbinusFruiting Temperature: 45–65 °F A cool-weather variant of P. ostreatus, the Blue Oyster is similar in...

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$69.00
True Morel Grain Master Bag

True Morel Grain Master Bag

$69.00

Latin Name: Morchella esculentaFruiting Temperature: 40–50 °F The Yellow or True Morel is one of the most sought-after edible mushrooms. It fruits ...

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$69.00
Shiitake Grain Master Jar

Shiitake Grain Master Jar

$69.00

FP's ready-to-inoculate, pure mushroom Grain Master Jar is a first- or second-generation Grain Master in a reusable 1-gallon glass jar fitted with ...

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$69.00
Pearl Oyster Grain Master Bag

Pearl Oyster Grain Master Bag

$69.00

Latin Name: Pleurotus ostreatusFruiting Temperature: 50–60 °F A longtime favorite of mushroom hunters, fruiting nearly year-round in lowland hardwo...

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$69.00
Pink Oyster Grain Master Jar

Pink Oyster Grain Master Jar

$69.00

Latin Name: Pleurotus djamorFruiting Temperature: 65–85 °F A tropical species, the Pink Oyster mushroom is also known as the Flamingo Oyster. It pr...

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$69.00
Lion's Mane Grain Master Bag

Lion's Mane Grain Master Bag

$69.00

Latin Name: Hericium erinaceusFruiting Temperature: 60–80 °F Lion’s Mane grows on hardwoods, producing delicious fruit bodies with cascading icicle...

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$69.00
Shiitake Grain Master Bag

Shiitake Grain Master Bag

$69.00

FP's ready-to-inoculate, pure mushroom Grain Spawn is offered in a disposable Spawn Bag with Filter Patch (approximate yield 1¼–1½ gallon). Each un...

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$69.00
Lentinula edodes Culture - Solstice Strain

Lentinula edodes Culture - Solstice Strain

$125.00

Common name: ShiitakeFruiting Temperature: 55–75 °F "Solstice" is an all-weather strain. It can fruit from 50–80 °F but performs best at 58–60 °F. ...

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$125.00
Hericium erinaceus Culture

Hericium erinaceus Culture

$125.00

Common name: Lion's ManeFruiting Temperature: 60–80 °F Lion’s Mane grows on hardwoods, producing delicious fruit bodies with cascading icicle-like ...

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$125.00
Reishi Grain Master Bag

Reishi Grain Master Bag

$69.00

Latin Name: Ganoderma lucidumFruiting Temperature: 70–80 °F Known as the Mushroom of Immortality, this Reishi fruits on a wide variety of hardwoods...

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$69.00
Pearl Oyster Grain Master Jar

Pearl Oyster Grain Master Jar

$69.00

Latin Name: Pleurotus ostreatusFruiting Temperature: 50–60 °F A longtime favorite of mushroom hunters, fruiting nearly year-round in lowland hardwo...

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$69.00
Flammulina velutipes Culture

Flammulina velutipes Culture

$125.00

Common name: EnokitakeFruiting Temperature: 40–50 °F Enokitake, aka "The Velvet Foot" is a surprisingly flavorful mushroom that is quite popular in...

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$125.00
True Morel Grain Master Jar

True Morel Grain Master Jar

$69.00

Latin Name: Morchella esculentaFruiting Temperature: 40–50 °F The Yellow or True Morel is one of the most sought-after edible mushrooms. It fruits ...

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$69.00
Reishi Grain Master Jar

Reishi Grain Master Jar

$69.00

Latin Name: Ganoderma lucidumFruiting Temperature: 70–80 °F Known as the Mushroom of Immortality, this Reishi fruits on a wide variety of hardwoods...

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$69.00
Pleurotus ostreatus Culture

Pleurotus ostreatus Culture

$125.00

Common name: Pearl OysterFruiting Temperature: 50–60 °F A longtime favorite of mushroom hunters, fruiting nearly year-round in lowland hardwood for...

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$125.00
Blue Oyster Grain Master Jar

Blue Oyster Grain Master Jar

$69.00

Latin Name: Pleurotus ostreatus var. columbinusFruiting Temperature: 45–65 °F A cool-weather variant of P. ostreatus, the Blue Oyster is similar in...

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$69.00
Black Morel Grain Master Jar

Black Morel Grain Master Jar

$69.00

Latin Name: Morchella angusticepsFruiting Temperature: 40–50 °F The Black Morel is widely distributed across North America, where it fruits in asso...

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$69.00
Black Morel Grain Master Bag

Black Morel Grain Master Bag

$69.00

Latin Name: Morchella angusticepsFruiting Temperature: 40–50 °F The Black Morel is widely distributed across North America, where it fruits in asso...

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$69.00
Pleurotus ostreatus var. columbinus Culture

Pleurotus ostreatus var. columbinus Culture

$125.00

Common name: Blue OysterFruiting Temperature: 45–65 °F A cool-weather variant of P. ostreatus, the Blue Oyster is similar in appearance and culinar...

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$125.00