Release Date: 30th October 2021


KC004 was developed from pairing spores taken from it’s parent strain C2B, which has genetics originating from a number of wild cordyceps specimens found in the UK.


All Kaizen Cordyceps strains are 1st generation liquid mother cultures unless otherwise stated. All liquid culture syringe are tested on agar prior to being shipped.


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


Liquid Culture Expansion Recipe Suggestion (per litre):


  • 10g Dextrose
  • 5g Light malt extract


Stir or shake the LC well twice a day. Incubate the LC in the dark at between 20-22 Celsius. It should be ready to use in 4-7 days time.


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.


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


Incubation temperature:


  • 20-22 Celsius
  • Incubate in the dark. The substrates should be sufficiently colonised to start fruiting in 3-5 days.


Fruiting Temperature range:

  • 18-20 Celsius


Harvest between 50-70 days from inoculation.


Good luck, better skills & enjoy growing the strain!

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


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