This is our longest lasting Mini-Farm producing three to four crops over a four to five month period. This is also our most durable Mini-Farm if you have less than perfect indoor growing conditions. The Shiitake mushroom has a unique and fabulous flavor, perhaps the finest of any mushroom. It's a favorite amongst our customers and easily one of the healthiest mushrooms we offer. With care, your Shiitake kit will produce up to one and a half pounds of mushrooms. Please note that Mini-Farms given as gifts should be gifted and setup within about 7-10 days of purchase.