Tag Archives: microscopy

Enhancing Mycological Research through Rigorous Quality Control

Fungus Freddy   |   February 1, 2023

Mushroom spores under the lens uncover valuable knowledge about the fifth kingdom. That's only when they're sterile and well-preserved, though. Contaminated samples produce inaccurate and sometimes baffling results. They can...

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Exploring Mushroom Spores: Syringes vs. Swabs

Fungus Freddy   |   January 23, 2023

Mycological terms can confuse a newbie. One of the first examples relates to samples they might study: spore syringes and spore swabs. These two terms refer to ways a hobbyist might acquire...

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The Science Behind Magic Mushroom Spores

Fungus Freddy   |   January 18, 2023

Magic mushroom spores are the tiny reproductive cells of psilocybin fungi found on the undersides of their caps. After producing them in their gills, the famous organisms release high quantities of...

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