What is Dry Light Malt Extract (DLME) Powder?
Light Malt Extract (DLME) is a concentrated liquid extract made from malted barley commonly used as an ingredient in brewing beer, ale, and mead. In mushroom growing, it is used to expand mycelium in various forms. It provides the ideal blend of nutrients and carbohydrates that mushroom mycelium needs for ideal growth.
What is Dried Malt Extract used for in mushroom growing?
These are some of the products Rootlab uses it for:
- Making agar plates such as MEA, MEAG and MYPA
- Making Slants with and without wood.
- Making liquid culture jars
What Ratios should I use with my DLME?
As a rule of thumb, use an amount of 10 grams of the item for every 500ml of water. For instance, if you’re making:
- 500ml of liquid culture, add 10 grams of DLME
- 1000ml of Agar Petri dishes, add 20 grams of DLME
Why is Light Malt extract Superior to other supplements?
Our Light Malt Extract is designed to supplement your mushroom medium, providing a source of readily available energy and essential nutrients. It is an ideal addition to any mushroom mycelium and can help to improve yields and the overall quality of your harvest.
Moreover, Light Malt Extract is easy to use and can be added directly to your substrate mix. It is versatile and can be used with a wide range of mushroom species, making it the perfect choice for commercial growers and hobbyists. Whether growing mushrooms for personal use or sale, our Light Malt Extract is the perfect addition to your growing arsenal.
How do I store my items?
Keep your item dry and cool to avoid melting and clumping. Our DLME includes desiccants to keep moisture away. Using an airtight container is also recommended to avoid moisture.
You can find another Pre Mixes in our Store