General information about the Goliath Copelandia panaeolus cyanescens strain:
The Origin of Goliath Copelandia is Unkown, possibly in Thailand
Caps: Size 15 – 40 mm across, Caps start out light brown and fade to off-white or light gray at maturity, sometimes with yellowish or brownish tones. Often developing cracks in a dry environment, slightly hygrophanous, turning greenish or blue where damaged.
Stem: 70-120 mm long, by 2-3 mm thick. small to medium in size, stem bruises strongly blue in color
Spore: Black .12–17 x 7–11 µm, subellipsoid, basidia 4-spored
panaeolus cyanescens spore print
The mushroom Spore prints are made on sterile foil which is stored in a 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 runs 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 refrigerated between 2*C-8*C Celsius or 35*F-46*F Fahrenheit. A mushroom Spore print can be stored for years.