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potency Caps vs Stems
    #1037387 - 11/08/02 09:25 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I tried looking for info about this here at the shroomery but i can't find it
can anyone share some info? or direct me to the link? are caps more potent
or is this just a myth?


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: new2you]
    #1037394 - 11/08/02 09:30 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I've been trying to figure that one out too.  So far, no answer though...  :frown: 


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: new2you]
    #1037395 - 11/08/02 09:30 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: new2you]
    #1037404 - 11/08/02 09:35 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

no difference between caps and stems


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: zeta]
    #1037485 - 11/08/02 10:12 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I'd love to know how that myth got started.


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: Loop_Theorist]
    #1037490 - 11/08/02 10:14 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

My guess (and this has no basis) is that someone found out about how the most active part of Amanitas is the cap and then translated that to psilocybine mushrooms.


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: Anonymous]
    #1037619 - 11/08/02 11:30 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I second the amanita theory that's the only logical source I can think of.


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: new2you]
    #1037632 - 11/08/02 11:33 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

How hard did you look, there are tons of posts on caps vs. stems, anyways, it is just a myth.


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: Earth_Droid]
    #1037759 - 11/09/02 12:16 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I KNEW IT WAS A FUCKING MYTH YOU PIECE OF SH......


....oh wait you weren't talking to me...


sorry, too much J?germeister tonight.


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: Loop_Theorist]
    #1037799 - 11/09/02 12:26 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

you idiot


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: new2you]
    #1037867 - 11/09/02 12:52 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

all fruitbodies are essentially compressed mycelium, (which is why you can take clones from them) so my guess is that all parts of the mushroom are sortof made of the same stuff.. ..


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: Enoch]
    #1037873 - 11/09/02 12:55 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

My guess is that the myth started from ignorance not fact. As in people just asumed that since the cap was at the top all the good stuff got put into it and the stem just grew so the cap could rest on it.


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: CoolMojo]
    #1037876 - 11/09/02 12:59 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I agree, the cap just looks more potent. I don't know why this was even asked in the first place, where do you get caps wihtout stems, or vice versa?


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: new2you]
    #1038472 - 11/09/02 09:08 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Subject: TEONANACATL 1995 PCYAO, part 3: analytical data


* Samples of Psilocybe Cyanescens Astoria Ossip (from outdoor
natural culture) and also Psilocybe Cubensis (cultivated on straw,
indoors) and Psilocybe Semilanceata (collected from their natural
habitat) were found to contain the following amounts (in % of dry
weight) of alkaloids:

(Psilocybin) *Psilocin "total"

PCY-AO-94, caps (0.7) *0.4 "1.3"
PCY-AO-94, stems (0.8) *0.2 "1.1"


As you can see, there isn't much difference.


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: DreaMaTrix]
    #1044476 - 11/11/02 09:09 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

well wouldnt the cap be mor epotent since thats where the gills are and the spores are made?


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: new2you]
    #1044774 - 11/11/02 11:02 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Just putting up my vote for "no difference" :smile:


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: Strumpling]
    #1055039 - 11/15/02 09:32 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

ummm the only way a cap would be more potant is if it weighs more then the stem.. usually this is the same question that baffles many, but the alkaloids are greater in the heavier peice. just my 2 cents
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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: InFecTeD-FuRY]
    #1055241 - 11/15/02 11:47 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Spoes do not contain Psilocybin. That's why they're legal, where as cubensis mushrooms and their cultures are not legal. (In the U.S. anyway)
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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: Llamanose]
    #7338582 - 08/27/07 02:48 AM (9 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

Llamanose said:
I agree, the cap just looks more potent. I don't know why this was even asked in the first place, where do you get caps wihtout stems, or vice versa?




some assholes separate them ,and sell the caps for more money because of this myth.


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Re: potency Caps vs Stems [Re: Jive turkey]
    #7338594 - 08/27/07 02:51 AM (9 years, 10 months ago)

Caps and stems are same in potency, gotta hate it when people try and tell you otherwise.


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