Pioppino mushrooms (Agrocybe aegerita) are popular in Italy, because of their attractive mild flavor. They are sometimes called Pioppini. The pioppino mushroom patch kit includes a wood sawdust substrate infused with mycelium and detailed growing instructions. These italian mushrooms flourish at temperatures between 50 and 70 degrees (F). Once fruited, The Pioppino Mushroom Patch™ can be used to colonize and break down gree stumps. Pioppinos thrive on stumps of bay, poplar, cottonwood, alder, elm, willow and many other tree varieties. Once colonized in a stump, you can harvest multiple fruitings.
Pioppinos grow large capsthis table-top mushroom features beautiful caps with beautiful patterns. Harvest at midpoint of growth for best flavor. The pioppino has a mild, pleasant nutty flavor that can be used in any italian dish that calls for mushrooms. Best in rice and risotto dishes.