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Black Morel Mushroom Liquid Culture Syringe


Mushroom Growing Kit’s Black Morel Mushroom 10cc syringes are filled with mycelium in a nutrient solution. They are the perfect way for beginners as well as experts to inoculate grain while limiting the chances of contamination.

The black morel mushroom is known for its rich, earthy flavor and meaty texture, making it a popular ingredient in many gourmet dishes. This liquid culture syringe provides a convenient and affordable way for home growers to enjoy the delicious taste and health benefits of black morel mushrooms.

Mushroom Type: Black Morel (Morchella importuna)

Classification: Edible

Cultivation Difficulty: Expert

Substrates: Sawdust, Hardwood Chips, Logs, Compost

Colonizing Temperature: 70-80°F

Fruiting Temperature: 50-60° F

Origin: North America, Europe

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Inoculating a Mushroom Growing Kit injection port grain bag with a liquid culture syringe is a common method for growing mushrooms. The following is a brief description of the process:

  1. Start by sterilizing your work area, your hands, and all equipment you will be using. This will help prevent contamination.

  2. Shake the liquid culture syringe to distribute the mycelium evenly throughout the liquid.

  3. Locate the injection port on the grain bag. This is usually a small self-healing rubber port on the side of the bag.

  4. Wipe the injection port with an alcohol swab to sterilize it.

  5. Remove the cap from the syringe and insert the needle into the injection port at a slight angle. Be careful not to push the needle in too far, as this could damage the bag.

  6. Slowly depress the plunger on the syringe to inject the liquid culture into the bag. Try to distribute the culture evenly throughout the grain.

  7. Withdraw the needle and replace the cap on the syringe.

  8. Repeat this process with any other bags you want to inoculate. Be sure to sterilize the needle in between inoculating bags.

  9. Place the inoculated bags in a warm, dark place and wait for the mycelium to grow. If you have a still air box or flow hood, that would be optimal for minimizing contamination. Depending on the species of mushroom, colonization can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks.

By following these steps, you should be able to successfully inoculate an injection port grain bag with a liquid culture syringe and begin growing your own mushrooms. For best results be sure your grain bag is fully colonized before transfer.

Mushroom liquid culture syringes are used in the process of growing mushrooms for commercial or personal use. Liquid cultures can be used to inoculate substrates for the growth of various types of mushrooms, and the syringes provide a convenient and sterile way to transport and dispense the liquid culture.

When storing mushroom liquid culture syringes, it is important to ensure that they are kept in a sterile and controlled environment to maintain their shelf life. The ideal storage temperature for mushroom liquid culture syringes is between 35-45°F (2-7°C) to prevent bacterial and fungal growth. It is important to avoid freezing or exposing the syringes to extreme heat, as this can damage the spores and reduce their viability.

In addition to temperature control, it is important to protect the syringes from light exposure. Light can damage the spores, and exposure to direct sunlight or fluorescent light can cause a decrease in spore viability. As such, it is recommended to store the syringes in a dark place, such as a refrigerator or dark cabinet.

The shelf life of mushroom liquid culture syringes can vary depending on the specific strain of mushroom, as well as the conditions in which they are stored. On average, most mushroom liquid culture syringes have a shelf life of 6-12 months when stored properly. It is important to check the expiration date of the syringe before use and to discard any syringes that have passed their expiration date.

All of our liquid culture syringes are sterilized and filled in a lab environment. We take great precautions to ensure your products are viable upon arrival. However, some contamination can occur with shipping damage.

When you receive any of our products, it’s best practice to set them aside for 4 to 7 days before using. Inspect the product regularly for signs of contamination and if you notice something, we’ve got you covered! 

All of our products come with our sterile guarantee. If something gets lost or damaged during shipping, we’ll replace it at our expense. Just contact us.

If you’re interested in cultivating Morchella importuna mushrooms at home using our Black Morel mushroom liquid culture syringe, it’s important to provide the optimal growing conditions to ensure a successful harvest.

First and foremost, black morel mushrooms require a moist and humid environment with a consistent temperature of around 50-60°F (10-16°C) for successful fruiting. This can be achieved by placing the inoculated substrate in a cool, dark location such as a basement or root cellar, or by using a dedicated fruiting chamber with a humidifier and temperature control.

In addition, black morels prefer well-draining soil or substrate, so it’s important to avoid over-watering or excessive moisture buildup. Proper ventilation and air exchange are also crucial for promoting healthy growth and preventing mold or contamination.

Finally, it’s important to provide the right amount of light for your mushrooms. While black morels do not require direct sunlight, they do need some exposure to light to stimulate fruiting. This can be achieved through a combination of natural light and artificial light sources, such as LED grow lights.

By following these optimal growing conditions and providing the necessary care and attention, you can successfully cultivate delicious and nutritious black morel mushrooms at home using our liquid culture syringe.

Additional information

Weight 2.2 oz
Dimensions 8.25 × 5 × 1.75 in


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