Maitake Plugs – Hen of the Woods – Gourmet Mushroom Growing Kits & Mushroom Plugs

Maitake Plugs – Hen of the Woods

$21.95$33.95

Order 100 or 300 Maitake Mushroom Plugs.

Maitake mushrooms are delicious and have a wild, feathery look.

Maitake Plugs: Maitake Mushroom (Grifola frondosa) Hen of the Woods  may best be known for its cancer-fighting properties. It contains grifolan, an important beta-glucan polysaccharide (molecule composed of many sugar molecules linked together).

Grifolan has been shown to activate macrophages, a type of cell consider the ” heavy artillery”: of the immune system, explains Larry A. Walker, Ph.D., R.D., author of “Natural products update,” published in Drug Topics, June 1997. D-fraction, one of the polysaccharides in Maitake mushroom, also energized the cellular immune system.

Will grow on a wide range of hardwood logs & stumps and some conifers: oak, elm, maple, sycamore, beech, plum, peach, hemlock, and many others.  Logs may be laid on their side & partially buried. We suggest you cover the plugs with the cheese wax

Maitake “
Hen of the Woods” 
May be difficult to cultivate

Temperature requirements for fruiting:
 ranges between 50 to 65 degrees F

SKU: PLUGMA100 Category:

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Maitake Plugs: Maitake Mushroom (Grifola frondosa) Hen of the Woods  may best be known for its cancer-fighting properties. It contains grifolan, an important beta-glucan polysaccharide (molecule composed of many sugar molecules linked together).

Maitake mushrooms are delicious and have a wild, feathery look. To maintain their textural appeal, put away that knife and simply use your hands to get them into manageable pieces. Starting at the stem, break the cluster into large clumps with some of the core attached.

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Maitake Mushroom Plugs

Maitake Mushroom Plugs – 100 ea, Maitake Mushroom Plugs – 300 ea.