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Psilocybe hoogshagenii var. convexa (P. semperviva)


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#121 barngoddess

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Posted 25 July 2008 - 10:19 AM

You certainly do have the knack, my friend! :loveeyes: Most impressive!

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Posted 25 July 2008 - 10:34 AM

This has been a great thread TCO. :bow:

This species has been noted as slow growing and highly resistant to contamination and decay, which explains the descriptive name “semperviva” which means ever-living. This is especially appropriate considering that this sample was originally collected over 50 years ago and is still going stong.

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Posted 25 July 2008 - 01:07 PM

:headbang: those mushies rock!!!! and very beautiful!! awesome job there TCO:eusa_clap:eusa_clap:eusa_clap you got my standing ovation on them :bow:

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Posted 25 July 2008 - 06:17 PM

WOW!!!
beautiful grow TCO!!
what temps do these need?

congrats!!:eusa_clap:eusa_clap:eusa_clap
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so far they have experienced a range from 65 deg F to about 90 deg F, but they seem to do best around 75-80. there's been a few hot days lately that may account for some of the improved fruiting.. come to think of it, the temps began to rise during the last flush on the first casing with the arrival of summer.

thank you all so much again! :love:

Zap's next ;)
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#125 the_chosen_one

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Posted 27 July 2008 - 08:54 AM

a few more of the large casing before it was harvested. heh, i thought these were a bit small, but i had forgotten the 1-3" of stem that often hides below the casing layer.. especially when side pinning. a few even had a good 4-5" hidden as they came from underneath. makes for an interesting harvest. good thing semper kind of likes the abuse.

all waiting for prints.. i'll be sending this week :heart:

#126 Godflesh

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 09:03 AM

:bow:Very well Done! Cant wait to see those Zapps!:bow:

#127 eatyualive

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 09:54 AM

awesome tco!
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#128 bluelou

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Posted 03 August 2008 - 10:01 AM

Waooooo man!!

How many god damned shrooms excist anyhow?
im always seeing new species every year.........................

FUCKING cool bro,im liking these!!!!

#129 Alan Rockefeller

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Posted 19 September 2008 - 03:04 PM

Here are a couple pics of the spores:

http://mycotopia.net...=1&d=1221854575

http://mycotopia.net...=1&d=1221854575

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#130 the_chosen_one

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Posted 19 September 2008 - 03:14 PM

thanks Al !!! :bow:

tough little buggers to get in focus eh? :)

ok, i'll break the news now.. even though the pics are not ready yet :rolleyes:

remember the first casings? well, once done they were buried outside in straw and a sandy local clay. about two weeks ago pins emerged :dance:

will update as i can.

thanks again :love:

#131 vinz

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Posted 19 September 2008 - 03:28 PM

you truly are the chosen one :bow:

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Posted 19 September 2008 - 03:32 PM

Excellent work bro.

Honored to know you ....

#133 PsychoDrogue

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 10:05 PM

any chance your outdoor pics came threw? btw, missed this thread before... but GREAT WORK TCO!!! the little trip report sounds awesome too. might have to look into securing some of these spores soon.




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