- Slant Cultures
- Blue Oyster Mushroom Slant Culture
Blue Oyster Mushroom Slant Culture
|Shelf life||12 months (refrigerated)|
Slants are ideal for growers looking to make culture plates or for longer-term culture storage. Our slants are 1st generation, of the highest quality, and cryopreserved in vials to ensure optimal viability.
Blue Oyster slants are made to order and have a shelf life of approximately 12 months. They should be stored in the refrigerator or in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight. Note that slants require basic lab skills. Handle using sterile technique to prevent contamination.
For complete descriptions of available blue oyster strains, click on the names below.
Pleurotus ostreatus. This is a very productive commercial strain of blue oyster from Pennsylvania. It produces dense clusters with dark gray/blue caps. It produces best in cooler temperatures but also performs well during the warmer months. Averages 1-2 lbs first flush off of 5 lb supplemented sawdust blocks but will also produce off sterilized straw substrate.
Pleurotus ostreatus. A steely blue oyster strain we prefer for outdoor spawn for log inoculations. Fruits best in cooler temperatures, up to 65 degrees.
Pleurotus ostreatus. A blue oyster strain from Nevada. Unknown fruiting conditions.
Pleurotus ostreatus. A blue oyster culture from mushrooms cultivated in Quito, Ecuador.
Pleurotus ostreatus. A high-yielding blue oyster strain. Unknown source.
Pleurotus ostreatus. Developed by Erik Lomen at Cap N' Stem, a blue oyster strain featuring flushes of smaller caps.
Pleurotus ostreatus. An alternative blue oyster strain. Darker and denser than our PO1 with a more impressive first flush but a lower tolerance for warm temperatures. A serious Oyster with a serious name.
Pleurotus ostreatus. Big, beautiful blue oysters from Nevada with large fruiting bodies and a tolerance for higher CO2 levels.
Pleurotus ostreatus. A slightly more delicate, hot weather loving blue oyster with shades of beige to pale gray-blue.
Pleurotus ostreatus. Another good alternative to our PO1. Fast-growing. A very popular commercial strain from California.
Pleurotus ostreatus. High-yielding, thick-stemmed "King Blue" oyster from Mossy Creek.