All our mushroom cultures are only one to two transfers away from the 1st generation mother culture to ensure a vibrant, healthy, and fast-growing product.
Each liquid mushroom culture syringe contains 12 cc's of mycelium suspended in a nutrient broth solution or commonly referred to as a liquid culture. Unlike many vendors, our cultures do not contain honey, we use a special clear recipe so you can see exactly what you're getting. Your mushroom culture is guaranteed to arrive 100% viable and completely contamination-free ready to inoculate a substrate of your choice.
You may use your LC Syringe right away, or store it in its mylar container in the refrigerator for 6 months or longer!
Your order with us today will contain:
(1) sterile 12 ml syringe with locking cap and selected strain.
(1) mylar syringe sleeve for long-term storage.
(2) alcohol pads.
(1) 18 gauge needle.
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Morchella Steppicola Mushroom
Morchella steppicola, the morel of the steppes, is a species of fungus in the family Morchellaceae (Ascomycota). Originally described from the steppic meadows of Ukraine in 1941, this ancient relic of the last ice age corresponds to Mes-1, the earliest-diverging phylogenetic lineage in section Esculenta
Other than its unique ï¾–for the genusï¾– ecological adaptation, this species boasts some remarkable features, such as the densely "blistered" or "merulioid" ridges of its cap, a chambered stem, and strongly striate spores.
In the "1KFG: Deep Sequencing of Ecologically-relevant Dikarya" project (CSP1974), we aim to sequence additional sampling of genomic diversity within keystone lineages of plant-interacting fungi and saprophytic fungi that are of special ecological importance for understanding terrestrial ecosystems. In addition, comparative genome analysis with saprotrophic, mycorrhizal and pathogenic fungi will provide new insights into the specific and conserved adaptations associated with each fungal lifestyle.
Within the framework of CSP1974, we are sequencing phylogenetically and morphologically diverse species of Morchellaceae. These fungi include economically important edible morels (Morchella), putatively toxic false-morels (Verpa), and the edible hypogeous truffle genera Leucangium and Kalapuya (1ï¾–3). The ecology of these taxa is still poorly understood. Some Morchella species are suspected to be mycorrhizal symbionts (4), others grow as endophytes within plant roots (5,6), some farm bacteria (7), but the majority of species (including the cultivated species of morels) are considered to be general saprotrophs (8,9). The Morchellaceae lineage is hypothesized to have originated and radiated in the Northern Hemisphere, later dispersing into Southern hemisphere regions (10). Genomic data generated by this project will be used to better identify genomic features underlying the distinct ecology, diversity, and morphology of Morchellaceae fungi.
Morchella steppicola Zerova
Morchella steppicola is unique in many ways. This is the oldest lineage of yellow morels known to date (Morchella Section) and the only representative of the Steppicola sub-section. Its size is small to medium to rarely large (2.5)5-10(12) cm in height. It is characterized by a curled-looking cap, filled with uncountable, narrow, welded primary cells with unclosed, fragile and rapidly russeting edges, no secondary cells and no internal swelling. Its short foot is filled with numerous bulges and cavities. This morel is rare in Central and Eastern Europe and locally abundant in Western and Central Asia in steppes. Fruiting bodies can be found on disturbed limestone and clay soils, fallow lands, vineyards, and in plantations of deciduous and coniferous trees that have been burnt down. Its trophic behaviour is still enigmatic. This saprotrophic fungus appears to interact with the surrounding herbaceous plants. Deciphering its genome will provide new highlights on its mode of nutrition and the behaviour of its mycelium and especially the relationship between primary and secondary mycelium that leads to sexual reproduction.