Magic Mushroom spore print
Magic Mushroom spore print If you are getting ready to make a spore print, you are most likely already familiar with the hygienic precautions that were necessary to grow the shrooms. If not, it‘s worth repeating: utter caution needs to be taken to ensure a clean working environment. A single mold or yeast spore WILL absolutely mess up your hard work.
General information about the Costa RIca Psilocybe Cubensis strain:
Origin: Costa Rica, Atlantic & Pacific Ocean
Caps: Size 20-70 mm, Golden brown to light brown when the mushroom matures.
Stem: 80-110 mm , small to medium in size, stem bruises strongly blue in color
Spore: Dark brown.1.5–17 x 8–11 µm, subellipsoid, basidia 4-spored
Substrate: Rye grain, Straw and Dung. Not a very BRF/Pf-tek loving cube, but will fruit on it.
Seems to be have a good contamination resistance. Magic Mushroom spore print
Costa RIca psilocybe cubensis spore print
The mushroom Spore prints are made on sterile foil which is stored in sterile ziplock bag and kept under refrigerated conditions. Each spore print has a tiny scratch of spores removed from the print. With this swab a test run on agar or liquid culture is made to check the conditions of the spores. Only spores that germinate are released as a print.
Store Spore Spore print refrigerated between 2*C-8*C Celsius or 35*F-46*F Fahrenheit. A mushroom Spore print can be stored for years.