Yellow Morel (Morchella esculenta)
Yellow Morel is a distinctive mushroom with a unique and recognizable appearance. It has a honeycomb-like cap with a cone-shaped or elongated structure. They contain carbohydrates, proteins, dietary fiber, vitamins (such as vitamin D, vitamin C, and B vitamins), minerals (including potassium, copper, and iron), and antioxidants.
- Provide important vitamins and minerals that support overall health and well-being.
- Contain antioxidants, such as phenols and flavonoids, which help protect cells from oxidative stress caused by free radicals. Antioxidants play a vital role in reducing the risk of chronic diseases and supporting cellular health.
- Help modulate and support the immune system.
- Promotes gastrointestinal health, muscle growth and repair.
- Substrate: morel mushrooms grow in the wild, but can also be grown on a substrate of hardwood sawdust or straw.
- Temperature: keep the substrate between 14-21°C (60-70°F) during colonization.
- Humidity: maintain high humidity levels of 85-95% during fruiting.
- Fresh air flow: provide good air flow to prevent contamination.
- Spawning: inoculate the substrate with spawn and wait 2-4 weeks for colonization.
- Lifting: harvest the mushrooms when the caps have fully formed and are rounded.