Skip to product information
1 of 29

miraclefarms.org

Bear’s Head Mushroom - 12cc Gourmet Mushroom Liquid Culture Grow Kit with grow bag or 80mm Petri Dish

Bear’s Head Mushroom - 12cc Gourmet Mushroom Liquid Culture Grow Kit with grow bag or 80mm Petri Dish

Regular price $17.95 USD
Regular price $39.95 USD Sale price $17.95 USD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Strain Information

 Is Bear’s Head Tooth The Same As Lion’s Mane? Lion’s mane is a sibling of the bear’s head tooth mushroom.  There is a slight difference between a bear’s tooth mushroom and a lion’s mane mushroom, with the mature bear’s head mushroom possessing branched fruiting bodies while the lion’s mane mushroom lacks them.  Hericium erinaceus Hericium erinaceus (lion’s mane) – not the same as bear’s head mushroom How Do You Identify A Bear’s Head Mushroom? Bear’s Head mushrooms grow in large, compact clusters that resemble icicles hanging from trees.  This mushroom has a diameter of 6-12 inches and is characterized by white, soft, smooth spines drooping downward from a thick, braided body.  It is a tightly branched structure that comes up from a rooted base, and the mushroom can be found growing on conifer stumps or logs in North America.  Bear's head Bear’s head Is Bear’s Tooth Mushroom Edible? H. americanum is an edible mushroom.  Bear’s head mushrooms should be cooked before consumption and are best used in baking, sautéing, and frying applications.  What Does Bear Tooth Mushroom Taste Like? Bear’s head mushrooms are very wild in nature, and their tastes and odors reflect this wildness. They have a fresh, earthy, natural flavor and aroma.  Having a mild, nutty taste and a sweet and fragrant undertone similar to lobster or crab, bear’s Head mushrooms are tender and meaty when picked young and cooked.  Are There Poisonous Hericiums? It is important to note that the Hericium species are not poisonous in any way.  These mushrooms are really not similar to anything else (poisonous or otherwise) but always read a description in a field guide if you are identifying your first specimen.  Is Bears Head Tooth Medicinal? Bears head tooth is not considered to be a medicinal mushroom.  Very little research has been conducted on this species’s medicinal potential.  In contrast, its relative, H. erinaceus or lion’s mane, has received extensive research and shows promise as a treatment for conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive impairment, digestive issues, and cancer.  How Do You Cook Bear Tooth Mushroom? As the mushroom cannot be consumed fresh, it can be used in a variety of meals after it has been boiled or cooked.  The best way to prepare them is to break them up or cut them into chunks, and then pan-fry them. the mushroom can also be broken into nuggets, baked, and then dipped into sauces, mixed into pasta, sprinkled into soups, or used as a meat substitute in crab cakes, fish tacos, and clam chowder. The bear’s head mushroom pairs well with potatoes, corn, cabbage, shallots, garlic, onion, leeks, chicken, beef, pork, sriracha, saffron, truffle butter, and apples. These are the two of our favorite bear’s head mushroom recipes:  Bear head mushrooms in cream sauce Hericium mushroom miso soup It is recommended that they be consumed as soon as possible, as if kept in the refrigerator for more than a few days, they may become bitter.


How Do You Identify a Bear’s Head Mushroom?

Bear’s Head mushrooms grow in large, compact clusters that resemble icicles hanging from trees.  This mushroom has a diameter of 6-12 inches and is characterized by white, soft, smooth spines drooping downward from a thick, braided body.  It is a tightly branched structure that comes up from a rooted base, and the mushroom can be found growing on conifer stumps or logs in North America.

What Does Bear Tooth Mushroom Taste Like?

Bear’s head mushrooms are very wild in nature, and their tastes and odors reflect this wildness. They have a fresh, earthy, natural flavor and aroma. Having a mild, nutty taste and a sweet and fragrant undertone similar to lobster or crab, bear’s Head mushrooms are tender and meaty when picked young and cooked.

Are There Poisonous Hericiums?

It is important to note that the Hericium species are not poisonous in any way. These mushrooms are really not similar to anything else (poisonous or otherwise) but always read a description in a field guide if you are identifying your first specimen.

Is Bears Head Tooth Medicinal?

Bears head tooth is not considered to be a medicinal mushroom. Very little research has been conducted on this species’s medicinal potential. In contrast, its relative, H. erinaceus or lion’s mane, has received extensive research and shows promise as a treatment for conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive impairment, digestive issues, and cancer.

How Do You Cook Bear Tooth Mushroom?

As the mushroom cannot be consumed fresh, it can be used in a variety of meals after it has been boiled or cooked.  The best way to prepare them is to break them up or cut them into chunks, and then pan-fry them. The mushroom can also be broken into nuggets, baked, and then dipped into sauces, mixed into pasta, sprinkled into soups, or used as a meat substitute in crab cakes, fish tacos, and clam chowder. The bear’s head mushroom pairs well with potatoes, corn, cabbage, shallots, garlic, onion, leeks, chicken, beef, pork, sriracha, saffron, truffle butter, and apples.  It is recommended that they be consumed as soon as possible, as if kept in the refrigerator for more than a few days, they may become bitter.  H. americanum is an edible mushroom.  Bear’s head mushrooms should be cooked before consumption and are best used in baking, sautéing, and frying applications.

What Does Bear Tooth Mushroom Taste Like?

Bear’s head mushrooms are very wild in nature, and their tastes and odors reflect this wildness. They have a fresh, earthy, natural flavor and aroma.  Having a mild, nutty taste and a sweet and fragrant undertone similar to lobster or crab, bear’s Head mushrooms are tender and meaty when picked young and cooked.

Are There Poisonous Hericiums?

It is important to note that the Hericium species are not poisonous in any way. These mushrooms are really not similar to anything else (poisonous or otherwise) but always read a description in a field guide if you are identifying your first specimen.

Is Bears Head Tooth Medicinal?

Bears head tooth is not considered to be a medicinal mushroom. Very little research has been conducted on this species’s medicinal potential. In contrast, its relative, H. erinaceus or lion’s mane, has received extensive research and shows promise as a treatment for conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive impairment, digestive issues, and cancer.

How Do You Cook Bear Tooth Mushroom?

As the mushroom cannot be consumed fresh, it can be used in a variety of meals after it has been boiled or cooked. The best way to prepare them is to break them up or cut them into chunks, and then pan-fry them. The mushroom can also be broken into nuggets, baked, and then dipped into sauces, mixed into pasta, sprinkled into soups, or used as a meat substitute in crab cakes, fish tacos, and clam chowder. The bear’s head mushroom pairs well with potatoes, corn, cabbage, shallots, garlic, onion, leeks, chicken, beef, pork, sriracha, saffron, truffle butter, and apples.   It is recommended that they be consumed as soon as possible, as if kept in the refrigerator for more than a few days, they may become bitter.  It is important to note that the Hericium species are not poisonous in any way.  These mushrooms are really not similar to anything else (poisonous or otherwise) but always read a description in a field guide if you are identifying your first specimen.

Is Bears Head Tooth Medicinal?

Bears head tooth is not considered to be a medicinal mushroom. Very little research has been conducted on this species’s medicinal potential. In contrast, its relative, H. erinaceus or lion’s mane, has received extensive research and shows promise as a treatment for conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive impairment, digestive issues, and cancer.

How Do You Cook Bear Tooth Mushroom?

As the mushroom cannot be consumed fresh, it can be used in a variety of meals after it has been boiled or cooked.  The best way to prepare them is to break them up or cut them into chunks, and then pan-fry them. The mushroom can also be broken into nuggets, baked, and then dipped into sauces, mixed into pasta, sprinkled into soups, or used as a meat substitute in crab cakes, fish tacos, and clam chowder. The bear’s head mushroom pairs well with potatoes, corn, cabbage, shallots, garlic, onion, leeks, chicken, beef, pork, sriracha, saffron, truffle butter, and apples.   It is recommended that they be consumed as soon as possible, as if kept in the refrigerator for more than a few days, they may become bitter.

 

LAB CREATED PRODUCTS SINCE 2005

All our mushroom cultures are only one to two transfers away from the 1st generation mother culture to ensure a vibrant, healthy, and fast-growing product.  Each liquid mushroom culture syringe contains 12 cc's of mycelium suspended in a nutrient broth solution or commonly referred to as a liquid culture. Unlike many vendors, our cultures do not contain honey, we use a special clear recipe so you can see exactly what you're getting. Your mushroom culture is guaranteed to arrive 100% viable and completely contamination-free ready to inoculate a substrate of your choice.  You may use your LC Syringe right away or store it in its mylar container in the refrigerator for 12 months or longer! 

 

Your order with us today will contain: 


(1) sterile 12 ml syringe with locking cap of Bear’s Head Mushroom.

(1) mylar syringe sleeve for long-term storage.

(2) alcohol pads.

(1) 18-gauge needle.

(1) Small grow bag

24K Gold Infusion (see below)

 

As far are we know, there is no proven study that has determined pure gold helps to promote fungi growth....we have done our own studies and have concluded that in side-by-side tests, over 6 months, it does. We add 24K gold flakes to certain products we sell, so if you see little gold flakes or nuggets in your product, this is NOT contamination. 24K gold is non-toxic and edible.  You have to see this product to believe it, some call it a breakthrough in fungi development...not sure if we would agree with that, but we think we have a pretty good product here.

We add 24K Gold to all our products! 

As far are we know, there is no proven study that has determined pure gold helps to promote fungi growth.... we have done our own studies and have concluded that in side-by-side tests, over 6 months, it does. We add 24K gold flakes to certain products we sell, so if you see little gold flakes or nuggets in your product, this is NOT contamination. 24K gold is non-toxic and edible.  You have to see this product to believe it, some call it a breakthrough in fungi development...not sure if we would agree with that, but we think we have a pretty good product here.

Worldwide shipping makes us the most turned to mushroom culture producer/distributor in the world. If you can’t find it in your country, we have you covered, and our shipping time is considerably less than what you may expect. 

Shipping & Returns

We use USPS priority 2–3 day mail for US orders and Priority International (2-10 days) for the rest of the world. All orders have a tracking number, and we always use discrete shipping methods and know-how to ship items overseas, we have over 15 years of experience doing so, trust us, you will get your order no matter where you live.

We have a 30-day return policy for all products we sell on our website, we do not offer money back returns. We will gladly replace any defective item if it’s returned within 30 days of purchase, but we will not issue refunds for spore related products.

Dimensions

Syringes and grow kits are shipped in 9x6x1 padded eveevploes with hot/cold weather inserts and in mylar long term storage sleeves. Larger items are sent in 6x6x6 boxes or larger, fully insulated and wrapped in bubblewrap.

Care Instructions

You may store our syringes in the refrigerator for up to 12 months in the included mylar storsgr sleeve. Agar plates and slants maybe stored for years in a dark cool environment.

View full details