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Shiitake Mushroom Grow Log

by Oakville Outlet Store
2.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)


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Product Features

  • Grow-log, stand indoors or out.
  • First crop will sprout in 10 days.
  • Your own fresh Shiitake Mushrooms.

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Product Description

The coveted Shiitake mushroom has been revered by the Japanese as a delicacy & medicinally as the elixir-of life. Today, Shitake an expensive epicurean favourite enjoyed world-wide! Simply soak our Oak Grow-Log, stand indoors or out. Your first crop will sprout in 10 days. Lasts up to 5 years. The Shiitake Mushroom Log is about 11 tall. Boxed. Shiitake Mushroom Log The coveted shiitake mushroom has been revered by the Japanese as a delicacy & medicinally as the elixir-of life. Used as a popular source of protein, shiitake mushrooms are higher in protein than soy beans, milk, eggs & even meat while low in fat. There are multiple health benefits in eating the shiitake mushroom, which can assist in boosting the body's immune system to fight off infection. In addition, shiitake mushrooms are effective in lowering cholesterol & high blood pressure, while improving circulation. The shiitake mushroom includes all essential amino acids. Chocked full of vitamins, A, B, B12, C, D & Niacin is essential for healthy living while tasting so good at the same time. Additional Health Benefits The shiitake mushroom is also known to carry Lentinan, a powerful anti-tumour fighting derivative. Eating the shiitake mushroom can aid in fighting lung cancer, stomach cancer, colorectal cancer & may lower the risk of breast cancer. The Lentinan helps to lessen the recurrence of cancer & can be effective in combating side effects of chemotherapy also. How to Grown Your Own Mushrooms Boxed kit comes with all natural, organic read to grow hardwood logs Simply soak our Oak Grow-Log, place either indoors in adequate light & room temperature or place outdoors in shade. The first crop will sprout in approx. 10 days. Approx. 11" tall & last up to 5 years. Instructions included.


Customer Reviews

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1.0 out of 5 stars Not impressed at all Oct. 1 2013
By Laurie
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The instructions are very poor. I've tried it and nothing happened, no mushrooms. As far as I'm concern it was a complete waste of money and time.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Mushroom log Oct. 17 2012
By Kailz
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I am so excited to have this although it seems to be a little difficult to get it started and I am finding that the top of the log is growing mould I don't know if this is normal or not. I hope that it starts to produce mushrooms soon.
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1.0 out of 5 stars very poor March 25 2014
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Followed the instructions but it never produced mushrooms - same issue as other buyers. Unfortunate waste of money and time
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3.0 out of 5 stars What you need to know! Jan. 14 2014
A shiitake mushroom log once impregnated takes from 6 months to bear fruit.
It can take longer if conditions are not meet with, moisture and heat.
Usually you drill then impregnated the hole and seal with wax. This whole procedure should be done as sterile as possible.
Keep your log in a shaded area with adequate air circulation. If a black or green mould appear, wipe mould with a diluted bleached rage. Mist your log every couple of days to keep log moist but not wet.
I have not tried this product from here, but have had cultured packs which are a ready to go mushroom farm.
my experiences are with The Shiitake(Lentinula edodes), The oyster mushroom( Pleurotus ostreatus), The Enokidake (Flammulina velutipes), maitake (Grifola frondosa). Hope this help you, and future purchasing people.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Not sure yet! Feb. 23 2013
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This idea seemed like a great idea for a gift for a hard-to-buy for dad. He is an amazing gardener and 92 years old. The log arrived in a timely fashion, but without instructions. However, upon e-mailing the company, they were quick to remedy the situation and very helpful. He has not started the log yet so I have no review on performance yet, but the company had great customer service!
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