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Lentinus polychrous
    #15525350 - 12/16/11 11:37 AM (3 years, 5 days ago)

Today I saw something new to me in the asia store:  Kadang mushrooms...

Well, what are Kadang mushrooms?  The Latin name is Lentinus polychrous, not to confuse with Lentinus tigrinus!
The mushrooms are from Thailand, so I guess it's a subtropical species.

It's a pleasant-tasting, spicy mushroom, and I will clone it and start a cultivation attempt.


             


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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: Sporulator]
    #15525455 - 12/16/11 12:13 PM (3 years, 5 days ago)

:popcorn:

Very Interesting.

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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: Javadog]
    #15527009 - 12/16/11 06:26 PM (3 years, 5 days ago)

I saw a link on L. polychrous cultivation in Thailand here.


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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: sparkle]
    #15527058 - 12/16/11 06:47 PM (3 years, 5 days ago)

Thank you for the link Sparkle. 

I like his style.  I cook like this, by feel more than formula.

...and that recipe is going onto the recipe threads immediately! ;0)

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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: Javadog]
    #15527885 - 12/16/11 09:59 PM (3 years, 5 days ago)

Very interesting, must be a relative to shiitake (lentinula edodes) as shiitake was formerly known as lentinus edodes until recently.
Does it taste at all like shiitake?


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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: Versicolor]
    #15528695 - 12/17/11 01:39 AM (3 years, 5 days ago)

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Very interesting, must be a relative to shiitake (lentinula edodes) as shiitake was formerly known as lentinus edodes until recently.
Does it taste at all like shiitake?




Yes, the taste is very spicy.

And it is not only an edible, but also a medicinal mushroom,
containing bioactive compounds for cancer prevention:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814611004596

http://thailand.digitaljournals.org/index.php/IJPS/article/view/2239


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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: Sporulator]
    #15528733 - 12/17/11 01:50 AM (3 years, 5 days ago)

cool!  :trolldance:

I'd like to see more on this mushroom.
Good luck with the clone!


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    #15529223 - 12/17/11 05:53 AM (3 years, 4 days ago)

Thanks!
According to this paper, there are six Lentinus species in Southeast Asia:

http://www.nafri.org.la/document/ntfphandbook/eng/01_54-75.pdf



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    #15529587 - 12/17/11 10:18 AM (3 years, 4 days ago)

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cool!  :trolldance:

I'd like to see more on this mushroom.
Good luck with the clone!




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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: Javadog]
    #15530209 - 12/17/11 01:19 PM (3 years, 4 days ago)

This is very interesting :pipesmoke:

I love the link to the thai mushroom grower. I wonder how he keeps the humidity up in that tent?


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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: deadmandave]
    #15530401 - 12/17/11 02:09 PM (3 years, 4 days ago)

Nice! There are some local Cambodian and Laotian markets, for which there's a lot of overlap with Thailand for food and ingredients. I'm going to look for this mushroom, too, and if I find it, attempt a clone.


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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: Terry M]
    #15530468 - 12/17/11 02:22 PM (3 years, 4 days ago)

If a culture was successfully obtained, would you grow using the same methods as shiitake?
I'm curious how this will turn out.


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    #15530661 - 12/17/11 03:07 PM (3 years, 4 days ago)

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If a culture was successfully obtained, would you grow using the same methods as shiitake?





Yes,  I think a mixture of 80% sawdust (Beech) and 20% wheat bran should work fine.


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    #15530847 - 12/17/11 03:51 PM (3 years, 4 days ago)

I would definitely start off with plain sawdust, as a baseline.

I have gotten good fruits from similar blocks of edodes.

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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: Javadog]
    #15531219 - 12/17/11 05:25 PM (3 years, 4 days ago)

Hi ,

years ago I had success with Lentinus squarrosulus...substrate was sawdust(beech) + wheatbran (Standard Shii-Mixture)...seems very similar too L. polychrous ...?



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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: pilz-kultur]
    #15531323 - 12/17/11 05:49 PM (3 years, 4 days ago)

Very pretty block.

Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: pilz-kultur]
    #15531355 - 12/17/11 05:57 PM (3 years, 4 days ago)

:mushdance: Welcome to the shroomery!!

Nice flush, yes they are very similar.
Is that mold on the block?


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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: Versicolor]
    #15534688 - 12/18/11 02:13 PM (3 years, 3 days ago)

I just got back from one of the better Laotian markets in town. No dried mushrooms besides shiitake and wood ears. :frown: Some canned, but that doesn't help.

Sporulator, when you get your Kadang mushrooms cloned, please let us know. Some of us (me!) would love to get a culture of it. I've got a list of other Southeast Asian Lentinus and Termitomyces, and am scouring the Internet for a source of any of them dried.


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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: Terry M]
    #15534862 - 12/18/11 02:57 PM (3 years, 3 days ago)

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Sporulator, when you get your Kadang mushrooms cloned, please let us know. Some of us (me!) would love to get a culture of it.




No problem, I will keep you updated.  :mushroom2:


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Re: Kadang mushrooms... [Re: Sporulator] * 1
    #15565934 - 12/24/11 10:02 AM (2 years, 11 months ago)

Cloned!

It's a subtropical species, but it colonized the agar within 4 days at  71  ̊ F  in my kitchen.



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