A mushroom treasured by many, the shiitake patch is composed of a unique blend of sterilized, enriched sawdust, fully colonized with a select strain of Shiitake (Lentinula Edodes). Esteemed for both is health-stimulating properties and its culinary value, our newest generation of shiitake kits is super-boosted to give the most prolific harvests yet. Shiitake mushrooms can be harvested at 2 week intervals for up to 16 weeks. A 50-80 degree environment is ideal. This kit will be shipped directly from the grower. Please provide a physical address, they cannot ship to a PO Box. This patch can be held for up to 30 days before being activated.