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Reishi (The immortality mushroom)

Ganoderma lucidum


Grows from wood, a highly prized medicinal mushroom.


Growing from alder chips and alder sawdust indoors in a tupperware container.

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lightworkerpeace 9 years ago

Thank you, Seema! AntonioGinjaGinja! MayraSpringmann!

Seema 9 years ago


great begining Ligthworkerpeace,beautiful enigmatic mushroom ,congrats

MayraSpringmann 9 years ago


lightworkerpeace 9 years ago

Note the mycelium in the second and third images - growing from hydrated rye berries in a mushroom grow bag. This particular species starts with a rather fast-covering white mycelium that turns yellow after all the rye berries have been colonized.

Thank you for the upliftment, tibiprada! A peaceful night/day to you!

tibiprada 9 years ago

magnanimously awesome !

lightworkerpeace 9 years ago

lol - I have never heard of Poppy Cock 'til now..... lol

CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Oh my gosh! Amazing! It looks like Poppy Cock. Yum! Popcorn, candy coated with marshmallows. I am getting hungry. LOL

lightworkerpeace 9 years ago

I added a few more. I wish I could upload the rest of 'em!

MiteBelmezov 9 years ago

Perfect.. can we see more please?

TiffanyMarieMazz 9 years ago

Reishi! :)

lightworkerpeace 9 years ago

Oops. I'm making typos today faster than I can bear. Thank you, pamsai!

lightworkerpeace 9 years ago

Thank you, Emma.

pamsai 9 years ago

Emma is referring to this one...

Welcome to ProjectNoah. Seems like you dived in head first! And with an amazing spotting... All your comments are most appreciated.

pamsai 9 years ago


lightworkerpeace 9 years ago

Thank Mark, J, and Emma for the warmth.

Emma, I'm not sure which spotting of Pamsai you've mentioned. The link in your post is a tough one for me to ID. Let's try to key it out together using features you've brought back in the photo and hopefully a couple other tips!

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 9 years ago

lightworkerpeace,awesome first spot! Welcome to Project Noah!!
This is the same mushroom Pamsai spotted.
I am wondering if the picture of the gills would help in ID. I was fortunate enough to be able to photograph them.
Please give me your feedback!
Thanks in advance!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Cool spotting! Welcome to Project Noah!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

What amazing looking fungi. I have just first heard about this 'Reishi' mushroom. Guess I've got yet more reading to do.

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Chelan, Washington, USA

Spotted on Sep 14, 2012
Submitted on Sep 14, 2012

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