P. Cubensis “Thai Pink Buffalo” Spore Swab Pack




Thai Pink Buffalo Mushroom Spore Swab Pack


If you want to buy Thai Pink Buffalo spore swabs, be cautious as they are “active spores” which are for microscopy or artistic purposes. We will not complete your order if you contact us regarding the cultivation of active spores. Similarly for legal reasons if you mention cultivation of these spores or ask for cultivating advice, you will be subsequently banned from the site.

These spores are from a species that produces psilocybin and psilocin for legal reasons can only ship to 47 out of the 50 United States; shipping is unavailable to California, Idaho, and Georgia.

Sonoran Spores acquires these spores and photos from outside, trusted sources in a legal manner. Further, Sonoran Spores does not condone or participate in the cultivation of psilocybin/psilocin producing or “active” species.  Sonoran Spores also does not have any mycelium or fruiting bodies of psilocybin and psilocin producing species.  We will not sell any products containing this so do not ask.

Spore Visibility Disclaimer:  When you buy Thai Pink Buffalo Spore Syringes, visibility is dependent on the characteristics of the spores themselves. As a result, not all spore syringes will look the same visibly. Some may have some black clumps or specs in them and others may appear clear to the naked eye. Despite these visible differences, spore syringes are still made to be viable for microscopy research.

Thai Pink Buffalo Spore Information

Thai Pink Buffalo is another Cubensis strain that hails from Thailand. In fact, it was first discovered in Koh Samui, which is the same city that the Koh Samui Strain was also found in! In 1990, John W Allen, or “Mushroom John” found a Thai Pink Buffalo specimen growing in the jungles of Thailand. Mushroom John is a very accomplished and famous ethnomycologist (one who studies the historical uses and sociological impact of mushrooms) and writer. He has discovered many mushroom species, like Psilocybe allenii, for example. He’s also the author of a multitude of books and scientific papers. Many of his works are still cited by other scientists and researchers today. 

While in Thailand during one of his many mushroom forays, he states that he noticed a mushroom growing in a rice paddy where a pink buffalo was also seen, hence how this variety got its name. And yes, pink buffalos are a real thing! They are actually albino water buffaloes. Their pink skin can be seen through their white hair making them look like a light pink, mystical creature. In some areas of Thailand, it is considered good luck to see a pink buffalo. 

The mushroom itself is a prized specimen for research for a few different reasons. Firstly, in nature they tend to produce large caps that drop heavy spore deposits. This provides researchers with a lot of material to study! Further, it is common for this variety’s veil to remain attached to the cap, even when matured, which helps keep the spores contained for collection. Finally, Thai Pink Buffalo mushrooms tend to produce large specimens when found in nature. All of these characteristics, plus it’s unique back story make this variety a favorite among microscopists.

Why Buy Our Thai Pink Buffalo Syringes?

We strive to provide you with the cleanest possible products. We make and package the all of the Thai Pink Buffalo spore swabs in front of Laminar Flow Hoods with HEPA filters. These HEPA filters have an efficiency rating of 99.97%. Meaning that the filter removes 99.97% of particles in the air. 

  • Ships next business day
  • Discreet packaging
  • Spore swabs remain viable for a few years
  • Store spore swabs in the fridge or a cool, dry place
  • Do not freeze

Microscopic Features

Thai Pink Buffalo have spores that are dark purple to black in color and are approximately 13×8 micrometers in size. The spores are present on a 4-spored basidia, are subellipsoid (ellipse) shaped, and are just beautiful to look at underneath the microscope. 

The caps of this variety can vary from 25-75mm in diameter and they can have massive stems that can measure from 125-200mm in length. The caps commonly have a pronounced nipple on the top.

Thai Pink Buffalo Swab Pack Contents

Each spore swab pack will come with:

  • 2 sterile swabs of P. Cubensis “Thai Pink Buffalo” strain
  • 1 alcohol prep pad
  • 1 sticker (1 per order)


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