What are mushroom spores?
Mushroom spores are like the seeds for fungi and mushrooms. Mushroom spores are like the seeds for fungi and mushrooms. They use spores to reproduce their species like flowers, plants and trees use pollen. Most mushroom types drop spores from the caps of there fruiting bodies when fully mature.
What is a spore syringe?
A spore syringe is a mixture of sterile water and mushroom spores contained inside a syringe. Generally you can use a spore syringe to drop the mixture onto slides for microscopy or you can inoculate a substrate for cultivation.
Are spores illegal in my area?
Is the shipping discreet?
All orders are sent in a plain white or brown envelope / box depending on the size of the order. The only information that is displayed on the outside of the package is the shipping label. All orders are sent via UPS or USPS
How long will it take for delivery?
When your order is submitted it should be shipped within 24-72 hours depending on how large and the contents of your order. USA and Canada orders can take between 7-10 business days to deliver.
What shows on my credit card statement?
These orders will show as BestS on your credit statement, all transactions are safe, secure, and private.
How can I store my spores?
The best method for long or short term storage is in the fridge. You do not need to freeze the products and that can potentially damage a spore syringe as the frozen water expands. Simply leave your spore items in a cool dark place and they can last forever. All Bestspores.com orders are guaranteed for 30 days after time of receipt.
What if I have a problem with my order?
In the unlikely event you have a problem with an order you can always contact the BestSpores.com support team. We are eager to please and consider every chance at communication with a customer as an opportunity to improve our service. You can expect a response within 24 hours during business days.
I can't see my spores in my syringe, or there are black/white clumps in my syringe.
Do not worry about the look of the syringe upon receiving it. Most of the time spores can only be seen under a microscope. Sometimes spores will group together forming those small black and white specks in your syringe. Simply shake the syringe before use. We guarantee that we pack 1000's of spores into each syringe.
What are your premium spores? How are they premium?
These spores are the best selling spores and strains we've come across. Each strain is hand selected for potency, growth, and ease. These strains will NOT disappoint.
Are the rest of your spores high quality? How do I order them?
The rest of the spores are the same as you find anywhere else. They are the standard for mushroom growing. Go to the list of all spores and choose your spore from the drop down menu .
How to prepare a spore syringe for use?
The blue cap is to be REMOVED before installing the needle onto the syringe. DO NOT attempt to cut the tip off. Simply twist the entire blue cap to the left (sometimes a pair of needle-nose pliers is useful in grasping the tip and turning it.) The needle is then twisted to the right onto the syringe assembly. Remember to wear gloves, use sterile procedures, and sterilize the needle after installation.