Lentinula edodes, the king of mushrooms, is our specialty. Shiitake combines a smoky-woodsy ﬂavor with ﬁrm, chewy texture. Immune-stimulating properties make it a true “health food.” Growing shiitake in natural logs is cost-effective for your kitchen and/or for sales, e.g. as part of a CSA. For full information, visit our Spawn pages.