Cultivation Difficulty: Moderate
Substrates: hardwood logs, hardwood chips
Temperature: Colonizing / Fruiting – 70-75 / 55-60
Strain Origin: N. America; Europe; Japan; China
Description: Maitake is an edible and medicinal mushroom grows in the northern part of the Temperate Zone in the Northern Hemisphere found in Japan, China, Europe and North America. Maitake has been prized not only for its tastes but also for its medicinal value, and there have been many anecdotal reports on various medicinal properties of Maitake.