I looked closely at my shiitake about 2 days after picking them, and was wondering if the fuzz on top of them is normal in the development of new buds: enter image description here

within 1 day: A few days later (the big clump was a fruiting body): enter image description here

Sorry for the bad picture, but I can't get any closer with a laptop.

  • Could you please match the question title to the question body? What does sugar water have to do with it?
    – Stephie
    Jun 29 '18 at 4:02

google is your friend.

"White fuzz on the ends or bark is shiitake mycelia. It's an indication that the log is trying to fruit and will not hurt anything."


  • How do I get my kit to produce again, because it went from the fruiting stage to the fuzzy stage? May 29 '18 at 21:22
  • it's not a log, but a block Jun 29 '18 at 17:25

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