Bear’s Head Tooth Lion’s Mane Liquid Culture – Hericium americanum

11.24 (Ex vat)

A 10ml Syringe containing live Bears Head Tooth liquid culture to grow your own mushrooms.


Bear’s Head Tooth (Hericium Americanum)

Bear’s Head Tooth is an edible mushroom part of the Hericiaceae family. The appearance of the mushroom is white, fleshy, and has characteristic icicle-like spines. They usually grow on dead or dying wood and are usually hanging over a supporting framework such as wood.


According to studies, a Bear’s Head Tooth is a type of Hericium which means that it is a mushroom rich in compounds called “erinacines”.responsible for neuroprotective effects that are useful in treating dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. These mushrooms are potent stimulators of the synthesis of nerve growth factors which leads to neurons growing again. This mushroom is increasingly being studied and used for its neuroprotective effects in the prevalent neurological disorder. Bear’s Head Tooth can be beneficial in the following conditions:


  • Treatment senility
  • Treatment Alzheimer’s disease
  • Recovering from neurological trauma due to stroke
  • Improving cognitive function and motor response/muscle pathways
  • Treatment of ulcers, gastric inflammation, and tumors of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Improving symptoms of depression
  • Treatment of esophageal and gastric carcinoma


Bear’s Head Tooth contains many nutrients such as Vitamin D, antioxidants, fiber, iron, and protein. The antioxidative properties of this mushroom prevent the damage caused to the body cells by oxidation. It also reduces the risk of many diseases such as heart diseases and certain cancers. Vitamin D in this mushroom has a positive effect on the bones and increase their strength. Fiber in the mushroom normalizes bowel movements, promote healthy bowel habits, and assists in achieving and maintaining ideal weight. ©

IDEAL GROWING CONDITIONS: Bear’s Head Tooth (Hericium americanum)

Substrate: Supplemented hardwood grow bag,

Colonisation Temperature: 18°C – 22°C

Pinning temperature: 15°C-18°C

Pinning Humidity: 90%-95%

Fruiting Temperature: 15°C -20°C

Fruiting Humidity: 90%


10ml liquid culture syringe containing living mycelium of the Bears Head Tooth mushroom.
Sterile alcohol wipe.
18G sterile needle for injection into chosen medium or grow kit.
Sealed in a zip lock bag.

All of our liquid cultures are prepared fresh for every order in our lab and we use a flow hood when carrying out all work to ensure clean cultures & packages.


Liquid culture is a a nutrient rich broth made up of distilled water and mixed with light malt extract, dextrose and honey, to create a mix for the mycelium to feed on. You can think of mycelium as the mushroom seed, this can then be used to inoculate a grow kit or substrate mix to start grow mushrooms.

We regularly test all of our liquid cultures on agar and grain to guarantee you only get the highest quality culture.


Different mushrooms require different care and conditions to grow but with the right conditions and coupled with our liquid cultures and grow kits you can grow your own mushroom easy! We offer a wide variety of easy to use grow kits and mushroom growing substrates. We’ve done all the hard work to save you the time and energy. By growing mushrooms in bags this way you can have more control over the environment throughout the whole growing cycle than if you were to grow outside.


We recommend using your Bears Head Tooth liquid culture as soon as possible to ensure maximum freshness and healthy growth. If you cannot use it right away then we advise storing your culture in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.

Current Available Strains:

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Red Reishi
Semi Free Morel
White Beech,
Velvet Shank Enoki
Black Pearl Oyster
Blue Oyster
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Lion’s Mane
Honey Fungus
Nameko/Honey fungus
Yellow Reishi
Chicken Of The Woods

Bears Head Tooth




Additional information

Weight 0.020 kg
Dimensions 24 × 15 × 2 cm


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