Below is the most basic recipe possible for cordyceps militaris cultivation. For a beginner this is a good place to start. As you learn more you can tweak the recipe as needed.
Recipe for 4 Pint Jars
- 1 cup wheat berries
- 2 cups water
- 2 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp light malt extract
- 1 tsp Nutritional Yeast
- 1/3 tsp Azomite Rock Dust
Put dry grains in the jars first. 1/4 cup per jar
Mix all other dry ingredients with water till thoroughly mixed.
Add 1.2 cup of broth to each jar
Close jars and cover lid with foil
Pressure cook @ 15 psi for 1 hour
Wait till the jars cool completely before inoculation.
These items might be useful in cordyceps cultivation so I have listed them here.
Containers – Cordyceps Cultivation Containers. These are widely used in Europe for cordyceps cultivation.
Liquid Culture – Cordyceps Militaris Liquid Culture. Enough to get you started or refresh your source from time to time. Cordyceps will age out and need to be started again. Unless you are into breeding fresh strains this is a good option.
Kit – Cordyceps Growing Kit . If you just want to give growing a try without investing lots of time and money.
I did a little research on the benefits of cordyceps mushrooms. If you are interested give it a read here, there are also links at the bottom of the page for other related subjects.