Chicken Of The Woods Liquid Culture – Laetiporus sulphureus

11.24 (Ex vat)

A 10ml Syringe containing live Chicken Of The Woods liquid culture to grow your own mushrooms.


Chicken of the woods, also known as Laetiporus sulphureus, is a type of edible mushroom that is commonly found in North America and Europe. It is also known by other names such as “sulfur shelf,” “sulfur polypore,” and “chicken mushroom.”

Chicken of the woods mushrooms are bright orange or yellow in color and have a soft, spongy texture. They have a mild, slightly sweet and nutty flavor that is similar to chicken, hence their name. Chicken of the woods mushrooms are often used as a meat substitute in vegetarian and vegan dishes, and can be used in a variety of recipes such as stir-fries, soups, stews, and sandwiches.

In addition to their culinary uses, chicken of the woods mushrooms have been studied for their potential health benefits. They are a good source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, and contain compounds such as beta-glucans, which have been shown to have immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory properties. However, it is important to note that some people may have allergic reactions to this mushroom, so it should be consumed in moderation and with caution. ©

IDEAL GROWING CONDITIONS: Chicken Of The Woods (Laetiporus sulphureus)

Substrate: Hardwood sawdust, Hardwood logs

Colonisation Temperature: 20°C – 24°C (68°F – 75°F)

Chicken of the woods is best suited for outdoor growing but can be grown indoors using our hardwood grow bags.


10ml liquid culture syringe containing living mycelium of the Chicken Of The Woods 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, 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 Chicken Of The Woods 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.




Additional information

Weight 0.020 kg
Dimensions 24 × 15 × 2 cm


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