Wine Cap Stropharia Garden Starter

27 reviews
$30

Grow delicious Wine Cap Stropharia mushrooms in your garden or landscaping! The best time to plant Wine Caps outside is in the spring and early fall, when temperatures are between 55-75 degrees.  

*** Our next crop of Wine Cap will ship in Mid-February***

Features:

    • Grow Wine Cap Stropharia mushrooms for up to 3 years!
    • Can grow on a variety of mediums in your garden, including hardwood chips, sawdust and straw
    • USDA Certified Organic


Difficulty: Beginner

The Wine Cap (Stropharia rugoso annulata) is a large, beautiful mushroom with meaty, burgundy-colored caps and crisp, thick white stems. Also called the "Garden Giant", these impressive mushrooms can grow to be up to a foot in diameter! Although they are best to eat when young and tender, larger mushrooms are perfect for barbecuing or roasting whole!


Wine Caps will grow in a wide variety of organic mulch materials: They prefer hardwood chips, sawdust and straw but you can also mix in leaf litter and grass clippings.

 

 

Detailed instructions are included with your spawn bag. One bag can inoculate a 4ft X 4ft patch. A Wine Cap mushroom garden can produce reliable crops each spring and summer for up to 3 years. Adding more organic mulch annually will increase the lifespan of your mushroom patch. Once established mycelium from your Wine Cap garden can also be transplanted to fresh mulch in new areas around your garden! You'll be surrounded by mushrooms every spring and fall! Our instructions also include container plantings which can be done year-round. 

 

Wondering how it works to grow Wine Cap Stopharia mushrooms at home? Find detailed instructions here.

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DK
11/30/2022
Debra K.
United States

wine caps indoors

So far we just have mycelium, no fruit. We started these on November 18, so maybe it's too soon to expect fruit.

AA
11/12/2022
Anita A.
United States United States

They even deliver to Nevada!

The delivery was prompt. The directions were very clear. Waiting to see if the mushrooms will grow here in Nevada! Our overall experience has been very good.

DB
05/11/2022
Dana B.
United States United States

Straw

The spawn is working its magic. Haven't seen any fruit as yet but the garden is coming together nicely this spring. I'll let you know.

KC
03/09/2022
Kathryn C.
United States United States

Excited to start my new wine cap bed!

Will definitely be ordering from you all again!

JM
10/25/2021
Jason M.
US US

Not sure what I’ve got

I’m pretty sure the spawn took. A spongy spot developed in the chips and then started to sag after a few months. The first flush of what I thought must be the wine caps came up yesterday but the color is wrong (less red more honey color), so now I’m not sure they’re safe to eat. I gathered a few and am waiting for maturation of the others to look at gills and spore color, but I don’t see how such a huge mushroom just happens to bloom a foot away from what should be a pretty big mat of wine caps.

10/25/2021

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