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Hemlock Varnish Shelf
Hemlock Varnish Shelf
Hemlock Varnish Shelf
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Hemlock Varnish Shelf

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Any orders containing Active Spores wherein the delivery state is California, Georgia, or Idaho will be immediately canceled. These orders will be subject to a 50% restocking fee and forfeiture of shipping fees.


Ganoderma Tsugue

This incredible mushroom is found almost exclusively on the wood of eastern hemlocks, and its range parallels that of the tree: northern and montane areas east of the Rocky Mountains. It is one of the "laccate" species of Ganoderma, which means it features a beautifully lacquered-looking cap surface. Like other species of Ganoderma its pore surface bruises brown and its spores have double walls with a chambered appearance.

Ganoderma oregonense is a similar species found in the Pacific Northwest and California on the wood of various conifers; it features larger spores. Until recently Ganoderma oregonense and Ganoderma tsugae were thought to coexist in the Pacific Northwest, but recent study of hundreds of North American Ganoderma collections by Loyd and collaborators (2017, 2018) failed to support this idea.


This product comes in three different styles:

Agar Wedge

A single wedge of agar in an eppendorf tube, sealed with parafilm, inside a labelled plastic bag.

Agar Plate

A single agar plate wrapped in Parafilm, as well as one additional piece of parafilm for resealing.

Liquid Culture Syringe
  • 1x Syringe containing 10-12cc of a live mycelium culture
  • 1x Sterile 18 Gauge Needle
  • 1x Alcohol Wipe

If you any questions as to the density, sterility or other concerns about your order please email us directly at SouthwestShroomery@gmail.com.

Under no circumstances contact us about cultivation of active spores regardless of legality in your home location. Doing so will result in a cancellation of all open orders and denial of any future orders.

While all of our products are made in the most sterile conditions possible, sometimes contamination happens! Please contact us if you have any issues or concerns with the cleanliness of your culture.