Mycelial growth characteristics of Sparassis latifolia according to liquid media and incubation conditions

꽃송이버섯 액체종균배지 및 배양조건에 따른 균사 배양 특성

  • Lee, Yun-Hae (Mushroom Research Institute, Gyeonggido Agricultural Research & Extension Services) ;
  • Gwon, Hee-Min (Mushroom Research Institute, Gyeonggido Agricultural Research & Extension Services) ;
  • Gu, Ok (Mushroom Research Institute, Gyeonggido Agricultural Research & Extension Services) ;
  • Choi, Jong-In (Mushroom Research Institute, Gyeonggido Agricultural Research & Extension Services) ;
  • Jeon, Dae-Hoon (Mushroom Research Institute, Gyeonggido Agricultural Research & Extension Services)
  • 이윤혜 (경기도농업기술원 버섯연구소) ;
  • 권희민 (경기도농업기술원 버섯연구소) ;
  • 구옥 (경기도농업기술원 버섯연구소) ;
  • 최종인 (경기도농업기술원 버섯연구소) ;
  • 전대훈 (경기도농업기술원 버섯연구소)
  • Received : 2018.04.24
  • Accepted : 2018.06.25
  • Published : 2018.06.30


Sparassis latifolia is one of the most expensive mushrooms in Korean market owing to its high ${\beta}$-glucan content and immunoactivity. However, because of the long cultivation period and high contamination rates, it has low production efficiency. Therefore, we first need to establish the optimum conditions for liquid spawn production to increase its production efficiency. As a result of experiments, molasses culture medium was selected for mycelial growth. Also, the optimum sugar content for molasses and amount of aeration used were approximately 8 Brix% and 0.3~0.6 vvm, respectively. Mycelial dry weight increases, while the medium decreases, as the incubation period increases. Therefore, to achieve maximum production efficiency, the incubation period of 9 to 11 days is appropriate.


Aeration;Incubation period;Liquid spawn;Sparassis latifolia


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