- Commercial | Black Velvet Plate Culture
Commercial | Black Velvet Plate Culture
|Culture format||Agar plate|
|Shelf life||6 months (refrigerated)|
Plate cultures are ideal for growers looking to make master bags, inoculate grain, make liquid culture, or make more plates.
Our black velvet plates are made to order in our in-house lab using medical-grade petri dishes. If properly stored upon arrival, they have a shelf life of approximately 6 months. Black velvet plates should be stored in the refrigerator to maintain viability. Note that mycelium cultures require basic lab skills. Handle using sterile technique to prevent contamination.
For complete descriptions of available black velvet strains, click on the names below.
Hymenopellis radicata. Also known as "Rooting Shank," this long-stemmed mushroom is commonly found in the forest on rotting wood. Caps are pale grayish-brown to mid brown and 1.5 to 3.5” across and become flatter as they grow. They are sticky when moist, drying silky with radial wrinkles.