Lion's Mane Plug Spawn - 1000 Plugs
Skill Level: 3/5
Favored wood: oak, beech, maple, elm and chestnut
Preferred orientation: Vertical, partially buried after incubation
Preferred fruiting temperature: 60–75 °F
Length of time for maturing: 2–4 weeks
Fruiting season(s): Fall
Hericium erinaceus prefers hardwoods, particularly oaks, elms, poplars and maples. Stumps or partially buried logs are recommended sites for inoculation. Lion's Manes are beautiful mushrooms, and are some of the best of the edible fungi, imparting a lobster-like flavor when cooked with butter and onions.