Mushroom Spawn Lab

The Lab contains a Mushroom Culture collection and a Disease Culture collection.

The Penn State Mushroom Culture collection contains nearly 300 strains of the cultivated white and brown mushroom, Agaricus bisporus, as well as over 200 other different mushroom species including Shiitake  (Lentinula edodes species), Oyster (Pleurotus species), Wood ear (Auricularia species), Enoki (Flammulina species) and  Paddy straw (Volvariella species).

The Penn State Disease Culture collection contains over 340 different disease strains applicable to mushroom cultivation

Our current culture listing contains cultures that may be ordered. Cost is $150/culture in United States funds plus shipping charges. More information about availability and ordering