King oyster mushroom belongs to medium-temperature variety, in natural situations, it could be cultivated in spring and autumn. In spring cultivation, the fruiting stage usually occurs during April to May while it happens during September to November in autumn cultivation.
The materials used for King oyster mushroom are comprehensive, such as straw, wheat straw hood, corncob, cottonseed hull, bagasse, broad-leaved sawdust and Chinese medicinal material residues.
The common formulas are as follows:
1. 77% broad-leaved sawdust, 20% bran, 1% lime, 1% gypsum, 1% superphosphate. The recommended range of water content is 60%-65%.
2. 87% corncob, 10% bran, 1% lime, 1% gypsum, 1% superphosphate. The recommended range of water content is 60%-65%.