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This species generates a heavy yield of bright pink mushrooms. Their eye-catching colour is only one feature of this species along with its unique mild taste compared to other oyster mushrooms. One of the quickest growing mushrooms you can cultivate. Mushroom bodies may last up to 7 days after harvest when stored at 8-10 °C. Do not store these mushrooms in the fridge - they are a warm climate mushroom and will not last if stored below 8 °C.


Grain spawn is to be inoculated onto a suitable substrate and we advise inoculating onto a recommended substrate as described in the 'Cultivation Information' section of this page. The substrate is not included.


Our grain formula contains the optimum levels of nitrogen required for quick growth of mycelium as well as a high number of inoculation points. Weights of bags are approximated.


We aim to have all our grain spawn ready to dispatch whenever there is an order, but because it is a live mycelium sometimes dispatch may take longer. We will get in touch if this is the case.


Note: We break all of our grain spawn before shipping for your convenience. The grain is fully colonised and can be used as soon as you receive it. The described information has been tested thoroughly and the optimum conditions have been listed. Because of this, results may vary if the appropriate conditions are not met.


Storage: We recommend using the grain spawn as soon as you receive it, however, if you need to store it for a longer period of time, store at 8 °C for up to 1 month. Do not store below 8 °C.

Pink Oyster Grain Spawn

  • Species: Pleurotus djamor

    Recommended substrate: Hardwood/straw (wheat)

    Fruiting duration: 3-5 weeks

    Yield: Approx. 200g of fresh mushrooms per kg of our recommended wet substrate (1st flush); pre-inoculation

    Inoculation % of wet substrate: 2-10%; higher inoculation % leads to a shorter incubation period. Do not exceed 10%.


    Our recommended substrate for this species can be found here.

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