We recommend this specially composed Pine mushroom set - 6 species. It consists of organic mycelium of the excellent mushrooms that live in mycorrhizal symbiosis with pine roots, such as pine bolete (Boletus pinophilus), penny bun or porcini (Boletus edulis), slippery jack (Suillus luteus), saffron milk cap (Lactarius deliciosus), chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius) and bay bolete (Boletus badius). If a common pine, creeping pine, black pine or any other pine species adorns your garden, you have all you need to harvest the best forest mushrooms just like vegetables or fruit! The species offered here taste great dried, steamed, fried, grilled, marinated or as a base of soups and sauces. This proposed set is additionally easy to use - the package contains a detailed growing guide that will lead you through mycelium planting process step-by-step. One-time planting will be enough to regularly harvest ceps, boletes, bay boletes, slippery jacks, saffron milk caps and chanterelles for 3 to 5 years.
Planting edible mushrooms in the garden is very easy and can be performed all vegetation period long - from April to October. You only need to dig a few holes, 30 - 40 cm wide and 15 cm deep, around a tree. You will achieve the best results making three holes per tree (this recommendation concerns both old and younger trees) located in the distance measures ten times the diameter of the trunk. Fill the holes halfway with a mixture of garden soil and peat and sawdust, spread 1/3 of the spawn package over it and cover with soil to ground level. The last step would be abundant watering of the ground around the holes (approximately 10 litres of water per hole, you may add 10 g of sugar to the water). We advise to cover the site with moss, pine bark or any other natural forest mulch. Now you only need to water the sites in longer drought periods and wait for the crops to emerge. In favourable weather conditions you may expect the ripe, tasty fruit bodies in summer and autumn (porcini and saffron milk caps from August to November, bay boletes from June to November, chanterelles from May to November and slippery jacks from May to December).
The package contains ground biological spawn (mycelium) on grain. Detailed growing instructions have been included in the package information. The producer estimates the probability of successful mushroom development for 85 - 87%. The emergence of mushrooms depends on the environmental conditions and proper site preparation.