10g (0.35oz.) biologically dried mycelium on grain seeds, ready to incubate in wood logs or sawdust bags (attention: incubating sawdust bags needs sterile work. Edible mushroom. Warm weather strain, incubation at 23-25 C (75-77 F), growing at 16-18 C (61-64 F) and fruiting at 18-20 C (65-68 F). Familiar with the 3776 strain but with a higher yield and an excellent adoption for growing in wood logs. Long a symbol of longevity in Asia because of their health-promoting properties, shiitake mushrooms have been used medicinally by the Chinese for more than 6,000 years. More recently, their rich, smoky flavor has endeared them worldwide.