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Spores: A How to Guide

Written by ITW

July 15, 2021

How To View Spores: For microscopic viewing of spores, simply use a tool to transfer the spores to a glass slide where they can be easily viewed under a microscope.

How To Store Spore Prints: Store your spores in an airtight container inside a dark drawer in room temperature conditions.

How to Use Spore Syringes: Microscopy Research Kit
-To use a spore syringe, you will vigorously shake the syringe to distribute spores throughout the solution.
-Next you will place a drop of the solution onto a glass slide, and place a cover-slip on top.
-Now place the slide on your microscope stage and explore your spores.
-Take photos, measure spore size, and most of all – have fun with your new research kit. Spore syringes will vary in spore density dependent upon species.

Spore Prints: Spores prints will vary in size, shape, and color. It depends on the size of the mushroom cap that drops spores as to how large or small your print will be. A spore print as small as a dime contains millions of individual spores. Mushroom species are also a factor that determine the size and color of a print. Certain species with small caps leave small spore prints, while others with large caps will leave large spore prints.

Spore Swabs: With certain strains having a spore drop percentage of roughly 0-5%, these strains are near impossible to get spore prints from. For these reasons, we run a swab upside their gills, allowing us access to their valued spores.

Where you go for spores.

Explore it, learn something new. And where it’s legal, order it.

Costa Rica (Arenal Volcano) Spore Print

A unique Cubensis first collected by LJ on the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica. These are the F2 grow by BAS. Expect great and unique variation from these. Third photo is of the original specimen collected from the south side of the volcano. These are truly a winner. Expect Umbonate caps, consistent flushes and a new strain for your library.

Tosahatchee Spore Print

Tosahatchee is a wild Psilocybe Cubensis originally collected by InoculateTheWest in the cattle fields of Central Florida. It's name Tosahatchee comes from the region it was collected. These spores come from the first domesticated grow of the wild specimen. Basidium Equilibrium found these to be an extremely rewardgin strain to work, and the potency to be beyond any Cubensis he's experienced (MORE POTENT THAN APE).  We are grateful and proud to present to you, Psilocybe Cubensis Tosahatchee. 

Golden Halo Spore Print

Ps. Cubensis that produces gold pigmented spores. One of the most sought after strains on the market, available to you now. 

Ganoderma Oregonense "Reishi" Slant

A wild culture of Ganoderma Oregonense, commonly known as "reishi". Reishi is recognized for both its unique growth variations as well as its medicinal benefits. 

PE7 Spore Swab

PE7 is an isolation of Penis Envy that was kept in circulation due to its unique growth (flower caps) and intense potency. One-of-a-kind PE.

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