How to Handle Shiitake Spawn Plugs During Hot Weather
Answered by: Conrad Richter
Question from: Deborah Strickland
Posted on: May 02, 2006

I received my mushroom spores in the mail. I see the best climate is 75-85 degrees [Fahrenheit]. It will reach the 90s and above here very soon and I was concerned that this would bee too hot. If so, what is the best way to store these mushrooms until the fall?

The high temperatures are not a problem. The logs should be sprinkled with water for a couple of hours each week unless there has been a good rainfall. After wetting the logs and let the bark dry until the next wetting.

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