The mushroom log is either a Cornish beech or oak log harvested from local sustainable woodlands which have been inoculated with spawn from the oyster mushroom (Pleurotus Ostreatus).

This is a fantastic foodie gift for those who like to grow their own, our mushroom kit will allow you to grow, pick and eat your very own fungi.

Oyster mushrooms are prized in China and Japan for their incredible flavour and health benefits, oyster mushrooms are versatile and nutritious.

They get their name from their appearance, not their flavour, which is earthy and mild. The oyster mushroom is one of the few known carnivorous mushrooms; its mycelium trap nematodes and extract nutrients from them.

Oyster mushrooms and other closely related species naturally produce Lovastatin, a drug approved by the FDA in 1987 for treating excessive cholesterol in the blood.

The mushroom log is perfect for those with a shady damp area in their garden. The log can be plonked outside and watered approximately once a week when the bark is dry. Full instructions come with your log.

Your mushroom log will be fully colonised by the fungi and be ready to fruit up to twice a year in response to the changing seasons.

The mushroom growing kit comes with full care instructions as well as helpful hints and tips in how to produce mushrooms from your logs for many years.

They are wrapped in degradable bubble wrap which keeps them nice and damp until they can go outside.

Size: 50cm long and 8-15cm diameter approx.

This item is being sent direct from the supplier so will arrive separately to other items ordered.

Delivery

UK standard delivery £5.75 (FREE on orders £50 and over)

Some exceptions may occur; we cannot guarantee free delivery for a small number of postcodes in remote areas of mainland UK.  Please view our full delivery and returns for these postcodes.

Returns

If you decide you do not want your goods for whatever reason, or if you believe your goods to be faulty, please email or phone us within 14 days of delivery to comply for a full refund with no fuss.

For all enquiries please call 01726 818891 or e-mail us: webshop@edenproject.com.

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