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spore print

n
(Botany) botany the pattern produced by placing the cap of a mushroom on a piece of paper and allowing the spores to fall
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They begin with the basics of mushrooms, collecting them for the table, and making a spore print, then carefully explain how to identify mushrooms.
It will give you detailed information on how to make a spore print, etc.
A mushroom's spore color is an essential clue, too, revealed by taking a spore print.
For example, only in Florida would a band call their music "Swamp Hop," or would a band called Spore Print, described alternately as "psychedelic hootenanny," "electric bluegrassid" and a "fusion" "jam band" with "outlandish lyrics" rate a full-page write up.
After making spore print paper and hand lenses available to the students to assist in their identification process, Peeters sent them off, with orders to return in 90 minutes.
Spores: Elliptical, smooth, 6-8 X 4-6 [micro]m; spore print salmon pink.
A spore print can be taken on this mushroom for identification purposes.
Height to 50 mm; two forms, (1) tufted with contorted branches and (2) simple with a number of simple, unbranched clubs; colour white to cream; surface wrinkled in tufted form, smooth in simple form; spore print white; spores sub-globose 8.
During this process, spore prints of a variety of strains were obtained by placing sulfate papers under mature basidiocarps for 24 h in a sterilized Petri dish that was completely sealed.
The book covers sanitation processes, methods of inoculation, substrate types appropriate for different species, mushroom preservation, and how to make spore prints to grow the next crop.
In his Spore Prints column, Ray Samp shares "Some Musings on Agaricus Mushroom Composting.
Also this month, Ray Samp discusses "Situational Growing" in his Spore Prints column.