Growing Native Mushrooms

Velvet Oyster Mushroom Is Illegal to Be Grown in New Zealand

  Posted on 14 October 2020  |    Hyphae  |    0 Comments

The Velvet Oyster Mushroom Is most certainly illegal to be grown in NZ, A hybrid mushroom developed in Japan, it is a cross between different varieties of Oyster Mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) and King Oyster Mushrooms (Pleurotus eryngii). King oyster mushrooms are on the unwanted list of species that are highly illegal to be grown in NZ. It is not Pleurotus parsonsiae the endemic to NZ species.

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