[Ganoderma tsugae] Myco-tek Wild Find

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  1. nomendubium

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  2. Javadog

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    LOL indeed....I was about to post back that Google has never heard of that species.

    ...and the Wiki page on Ganoderma does not have it either.

    Interesting naming convention.

    JD
     
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    I would be tickled pink to have a Reishi species that would chew up all this pine and fir we have out this way :thumbup1:

    Definitely have my eyeballs glued to this one! :smile1:
     
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    This culture is still moving along. Actually pretty fast for just recovering. I think I will wait another couple days to post a pic of a plate though....

    I'd rather it look nice, :)
     
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    Update on the plate. I created a new thread in Advanced mycology. There will be all kinds of goodies involved in that one :)
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    Looking good so far!
     
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    hell of a read. beautiful pics! hit me up when you get enough in supply lol.

    a note on supplements.. i saw someone mentioned the capsules. if you are making your own capsules from ground fruit you are getting several times the dosage that one would from even stamets store bought varieties. i have yet to see a supplement that does not use
    "myceliated brown rice". they are not even working with the fruits.
     
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    I know isnt that shit crazy! Sometimes they use myceliated millo powdered too. You got to be careful with supplements.

    I am working on getting a tea kit up for sale. It will just be 5 three grams packets with steeping directions on the back. I have a few pounds dried at the moment and will be going out for more this week. You wouldn't believe it out there. The woods actually have a faint reishi myc odor to them!

    When I finish with the culture it will be distributed to all the staff asap :)
     
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    Prof: I just realized that you found (or posted this find) right on my birthday!
     
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    Happy birthday. Looks like I'll have to send you one as soon as it's done as a belated present :)
     
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    I HAD birthday the day you picked it!
    Any yes! You have to give me some :)
     
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    Index Fungorum doesn't have it either so I guess its not real.
     
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    Thanks Alan.

    I got the impression that it is a "placeholder name".

    ....kinda like saying that a film was directed by "Alan Smithee" which
    was the standard fake-name used until recently by the movie industry
    when a director wanted his name off a film.

    Take care,

    JD

    P.S. or the term a materials science friend uses to describe those elements
    that only exist for an instant under extreme conditions: Unobtainium :0)
     
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    Is it any different form normal reishi?
     
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    I'm not sure this is true? ^

    There are advantages to the method that AM and FP are doing. By using organic sorghum to grow the myc and invetro fruit they are able to capture many of the medicinals not found in the fruit alone. Many of the medicinals are found in the metabolites excreted by the mushroom MYC. My understanding is there is much happening during the process of the myc eating the substrate and a transfer of goods.

    Bad explanation but this is what I believe.
     
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    ok i retract lol. i've read info on this too. although, if the younger product is better and 70% of the capsule is rice, it may be a wash.
     
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    My issue is what demonic device is able to render anything
    colonized with Reishi into material able to be encapsulated.

    Reishi fruits kicked my Cuisinart's ass....and it is the highest
    power model they make.

    JD
     
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    You need a cement grinder the chew them up, lol.

    That is why I sell mine whole. A lot less work not having to prep them suckers!