Saffron Milkcap Liquid Culture – Lactarius deliciosus

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A 10ml Syringe containing live Saffron Milkcap mycelium used to grow your own mushrooms. Guaranteed clean and 100% contaminate free.


The Saffron Milkcap mushroom (Lactarius deliciosus) is a type of edible mushroom that is prized for its delicious flavor and vibrant orange color. It is also known as the Red Pine mushroom or the Orange Lactarius.

Saffron Milkcap mushrooms are found in many parts of the world, particularly in Europe and North America. They are usually harvested in the fall, and are often dried or pickled for later use.

When cooked, Saffron Milkcap mushrooms have a nutty, slightly sweet flavor and a firm, meaty texture. They are commonly used in soups, stews, and risottos, and are also delicious when sautéed with garlic and butter.

In addition to their culinary uses, Saffron Milkcap mushrooms have been studied for their potential health benefits. They are a good source of protein, fiber, and vitamins, and contain compounds such as beta-carotene and lycopene, which have been shown to have antioxidant properties. Saffron Milkcap mushrooms may also have anti-inflammatory effects, and may help to support the immune system.

Saffron Milkcap mushrooms should be cooked thoroughly before eating, as they contain a milky sap that can cause digestive discomfort if consumed raw. They should also be avoided by individuals with latex allergies, as they contain similar proteins to latex. ©


IDEAL GROWING CONDITIONS: Saffron Milkcap – Lactarius deliciosus




10ml liquid culture syringe containing living mycelium of the Saffron Milkcap 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 Saffron Milkcap 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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