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:
- 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!