(1 customer review)

Release Date: 1st May 2021


BL8A(4×5) is the result of an intra-spore pairing of cultivated clone of wild cordyceps specimen BL8A found in the North West of England in August 2020.


* Liquid cultures are shipped in 10ml syringes (without needles)


Liquid Culture Expansion Recipe Suggestion (per litre):


  • 5g Dextrose
  • 5g Light malt extract
  • 0.5g Gypsum (optional)

Stir or shake the LC for up to 1 minute, two times per day. Incubate the LC in the dark at between 20-22 Celsius. It should be ready to use in 5-7 days.


Nutrient Broth Recipe Suggestion (per litre):


  • 10g Dextrose
  • 10g Light Malt Extract
  • 5g Nutritional yeast flakes
  • 4g Soy protein isolate powder
  • 2g Spirulina powder
  • 2g Kelp powder
  • 1g Gypsum (optional)


Nutrient broth to dry grain ratio:


  • 1.5:1
  • 50ml broth / 35g rice per 24oz deli pot


Autoclave at 15psi/121 Celsius for 30 minutes.


Each 24oz deli pot was inoculated with 8ml liquid culture.


Incubation temperature range:


  • 20-22 Celsius
  • Incubate in the dark for between 4-7 days


Fruiting Temperature range:

  • 18-20 Celsius


Harvest between 50-70 days from inoculation.


Good luck, better skills & happy growing!

SKU: Str-0-001-0-1-4 Category: Tags: ,
Weight 0.05 kg

1 review for BL8A(4×5)

  1. AG (verified owner)

    Fast colonizer… early to pin and good shape on the fruits. Great strain to work with!

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