Wild Mushroom Identification

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   HOW TO TAKE A MUSHROOM SAMPLE FOR IDENTIFICATION

  • Please send at least two (2) specimens for each identification.
  • Include the whole mushroom: cap, stem and – most important – any underground structures.
  • Submit average size specimens, not largest or smallest.
  • Wrap each specimen in paper towel or newspaper. Do not wrap different specimens together.
  • PLEASE DO NOT place mushroom in a plastic bag or mail in an envelope
  • Mark each sample clearly with its sample ID.
  • Complete the Sample Submission Forms with as many details as possible.
  • Pack your samples in a sturdy box and mark your sample pack clearly with your name and address.
  • Send samples by overnight courier or Express Post to: Agpath P/L 105 Gunn Rd, Vervale Vic 3814
  • Please note that Agpath cannot guarantee timely analysis for samples arriving just prior to weekend or public holiday.
  • Report will be issued within 10 working days from receipt of sample.

Downloads

To fill out Mushroom ID submission form electronically click here. Open the Mushroom ID submission form; download to computer; fill out form and either print and submit with sample or email to agpath@dcsi.net.au

 Mushroom ID submission form pdf version

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