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So I recently visited the kind and caring Cok Grootscholten in Netherlands and enjoyed the company of his ridiculously sexy as all hell nursery. He's been collecting cacti since 1952 and fuck.... No words just wet dreams, again I didn't want to leave and struggled not to kiss every cacti that he owned. Not only was his nursery beautiful, but he was willingly giving me cactuses that I would've either had to pay much money for or killed to get, for free. Even offered me a cutting of his crested lophophoa.... (which we decided not to because it was winter and we didn't want the cactus to die). He said that he was happy to do it because he knew one day I would do the same to another young cactus lover..... :') ( bless his soul) Not only this, but he gave me a pup of a rare Gymnocalycium brucii that had dark flowers (which supposedly in longer exists in the wild?) sowed by the one and only Alberto Vojtech Fric himself back in 1935... ANYWAY TIME FOR PHOTOS BECAUSE THEY EXPLAIN BETTER THAN WORDS! GET YOUR TISSUE BOX READY!!!!!! That last photo is what keeps the greenhouse warm during the winter. There was still so much more that I didn't take photos of......
Dr Psilocin posted a topic in MycologyHey all, Just found these pics on my PC when i was cleaning stuff up. Its photos of one of my last grows i did when i was staying over in Limburg,Which is in the netherlands. The netherlands are awsome because growing psilocybe cubensis is a commercial industry there,which means its totally legal to grow. Its my favourite place to get away too. My best mate lives over there and he is also a microbiologist ( Like Myself :D ) And he runs a mycology company specialising in the production over various liquid culture strains , And the creation of spore prints for online vendors Which i help him with when i go over there (which is not as much as i wish i could,expensive airfairs!!) He has every strain you could think of , within reason ofcourse. And he has taught me alot i didnt get taught by my proffessor back at uni. He helped me get my Importation licence For P.Cubensis Prints So i could bring them home for microscopy research which i have endless fun doing. Soon With my freinds help i will be opening a discount australian online spore shop, Because i have been aware since 2010 that australia desperately needs a Localised Spore outlet, Ever since i first starting selling spore prints to the microscopy community in australia. I wasnt sure at first if there was a microscopy community,But after testing the "waters" i quickly found out not only was there demand for Spore Prints for microscopy research in australia,There was a Huge amount of people That where too apprehensive about using oversea's spore vendors too import the exotic Psilocybe Cubensis.A fear Which is well founded,Because i know from when i got my Importation Licence,I was told by the officer from the Import/export Licensing Grants department That Unauthorized importation/exporting Of Any Psilcoybe spore prints if caught,The Individual faces a $6000.00 Fine and Police prosecution charges of Import/exporting a Restricted Genus of Mushroom Spores. Which depending on the extent of what they catch individuals with,Can also result in a custodial sentence in prison for 6 months.(this is all regardless of the intentions you give for possession of the spore prints ). So I dont blame so many aussies being apprahensive about importing some prints. However The good news is that you can buy them of a licenced individual within australia without the need for a Importation Licence. As long as they are sold for microscopy Research only and are labeled as so,And Used For that reason. My Eyes As a result of introducing myself to the mycroscopy community in australia have been opened to the fact that AUSTRALIA NEEDS A LOCALISED SPORE OUTLET. One that Doesnt charge the ridiculous prices that oversea's vendors do. One That doesnt offer just spore syringes like they love so much overseas ( which always in my experience contain shithouse amount of spores , Im talking around 25% the amounnt of a spore print per 10mls solution). They are just a ripp off no matter how cheap they advertise them. Australia needs a Legitimate Spore vendor, That Offers Psilocybe Cubensis Spores And Medicinal spores like portobello,Oyster, Lions mane , Shittakes etc, At a decent price. A Price Like 3 Prints for 30$ , High quality prints will only be accepted by me for selling on the site. Screened when made by my good freind in limburg who will be making them. He checks every print to make sure there is a heavy spore deposit . And He also utilizes sterile technique in a laboratory enviroment, So i can safely promise that every print i will have for purchase is sterile and viable to give the most optimal experience when studying them under the microscope.( eliminating the possibility of contamination by Bacterial endospores,That ruins the viewing experience) As long as you follow sterile procedure when producing spore solutions for application to the glass microscope slide. I Assume 99% of people Know what they are doing when aquire prints for research,Because it is an eccentric feild,And You must know what you are doing if you wish to get anywhere,But ive known amatuars just beggining to have good results too. I hope All here on this forum have learnt that I am a person of convictions, I love My mycology and mycroscopy, As well as my Organic chemistry and Botany and Microbiology. I have a Postgraduate Diploma In microbiology from La trobe university in australia ( finished uni 2007) So i know my stuff. I would appreciate any input from the IPS community here ,Particualary the members that would benefit from a australian spore vendor. PS Please remember the attached photos were taken in Limburg, In the Netherlands. I am not advocating the cultivation of them by posting the pictures. I am merely supplying the photos from which all the strains of psilocybe cubensis Spore Prints i currently have for microscopy research,And the ones i will be selling on my website, Came from. Put simply,These photos are the strains that were grown by my associate over in limburg,And then imported them here for microscopy research. So As you can see how i do things is completely legitimate. PLEASE LEAVE COMMENTS BECAUSE I VALUE THE OPINION OF THE IPS COMMUNITY. I LOVE YOU GUYS !!!! Ole Dr Psilocin Is here to stay and wants to build a solid foundation here at IPS on which to build a good reputation. Thanks For Allowing me to be apart of the Great IPS community. Peace out and much love.