1 Cordyceps Strain


  • The best performing strain in stock at the time of purchase will be sent out. Please get in touch if you have a particular strain preference that you would like to purchase.


  • All strains created by Kaizen Cordyceps are the result of breeding spores either directly from, or originating back from wild cordyceps found in the UK.


  • Strains are 1st generation F1 liquid mother cultures and have been tested on agar prior to being shipped.


  • Liquid cultures are shipped in 10-12ml syringes (without needles)





Cordyceps cultures WILL NOT grow correctly when fruited at temperatures above 20 Celsius. It is the customers responsibility to ensure that temperatures DO NOT exceeded 20 celsius throughout each process in the grow cycle.



Liquid Culture Expansion Recipe Suggestion (per litre):


  • 10g Dextrose
  • 5g Light malt extract


Standard LC Expansion Tek Suggestion:


  • Inoculate each LC expansion jar (up to 2 litres) with 1-2ml directly from the mother syringe
  • Stir or shake the LC continuously or at least for a minute or two every 12 hours.
  • Incubate the LC in the dark at between 18-20 Celsius. It will be ready to use in 3-5 days.


Nutrient Broth Recipe used for growing this strain (per litre):


  • 10g Dextrose
  • 10g Light malt extract
  • 12g Nutritional yeast flakes
  • 6g Hemp/pea/soy protein isolate powder
  • 1 egg yolk (optional)



Nutrient broth to dry grain ratio:


  • 1.5:1
  • 60ml broth & 40g rice per 24oz / 700ml deli pot with a 9cm diameter round base


Autoclave at 15psi/121 Celsius for 40 minutes.


Inoculate each 24oz deli pot with 10ml of liquid culture.


Substrate Incubation:


  • 18-20 Celsius
  • Incubate in the dark.
  • The substrates should be sufficiently colonised to start fruiting in 3-4 days.


Fruiting Temperature range:


  • 18-20 Celsius (ideal)
  • 15-20 Celsius (acceptable)


Fruiting Room Lighting:


  • 6500k white LED strip lights at between 500-1000 lumens on a 14hrs on/10hrs off schedule


Ensure the fruiting room/chamber receives fresh air exchange at least once a day


Harvest between 55-65 days from inoculation.


Good luck, better skills & enjoy growing the strain!

Weight 0.05 kg

Liquid Culture, Agar Culture


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