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Phoenix Oyster

Phoenix Oyster

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Pleurotus pulmonarius

This mushroom is the true summer oyster, that prefers warmer temperatures and can be distinguished from white-spored P. ostreatus with their beautiful lilac colored spore-prints.

Most strains have all white fruitbodies, and this one is no exception. This strain was originally isolated from the ID tables at Oconee State Park, South Carolina growing out of a Virginia Pine branch. It will fruit on conifer wood, but the mushrooms are small. It prefers to fruit on hardwoods or can be grown on pasteurized agricultural waste, such as straw or cotton. This culture is great for mycoremediation projects and can also convert piles of conifer mulch and stumps into soil , and has shown high activity in breaking down herbicides. This mushroom is a treat to eat, has a soft, velvety and sweet flavor reminiscent of anise and is super easy to grow during the warmer months of the year!

This product comes in three different styles:

Agar Wedge

A single wedge of agar in an eppendorf tube, sealed with parafilm, inside a labelled plastic bag.

Agar Plate

A single agar plate wrapped in Parafilm, as well as one additional piece of parafilm for resealing.

Liquid Culture Syringe
  • 1x Syringe containing 10-12cc of a live mycelium culture
  • 1x Sterile 18 Gauge Needle
  • 1x Alcohol Wipe

If you any questions as to the density, sterility or other concerns about your order please email us directly at

Under no circumstances contact us about cultivation of active spores regardless of legality in your home location. Doing so will result in a cancellation of all open orders and denial of any future orders.

While all of our products are made in the most sterile conditions possible, sometimes contamination happens! Please contact us if you have any issues or concerns with the cleanliness of your culture.

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