Terms and Conditions

Mushroom Spawn Sale Agreement

  1. Product Standard.

Slapes Mushroom House, selected pure mushroom spawn is constantly screened and maintained to ensure vigorous and high yields. Mushroom quality is a reflection of the environment in which they are grown, some of these selected cultures originate from the urban and natural environments of South Australia.

The book Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms by Paul Stamets, is a comprehensive and inspirational source of information covering every aspect of mushroom cultivation—addresses many of your questions and concerns regarding the use of this spawn. Slapes Mushroom House pure mushroom spawn is made in controlled laboratory conditions. It is then monitored for contamination. Any contaminated spawn is disposed and not sold.

  1. Mushroom Spawn Use.

Spawn and cultures are not for human consumption.

Your ready to inoculate pure mushroom spawn will arrive either polypropelene container or an 2kg grain bag (weights are approximate), both with microporus filters for sufficient gas exchange. Upon receipt, place your spawn at room temperature (approx. 70° F, 21° C) for approximately 24 hours.

After this recovery period, you can utilize the pure mushroom spawn for production or experimental trials. After the resting period we insist you conduct mini-trials from your spawn by growing out samples on suitable substrate. You are cautioned not to rely on the suitability or vigor of the strains until you have completed your mini-trials. Upon successful completion of mini-trials, you may grow out the spawn on suitable substrate. For questions about storage, substrate compatibility, mini-trials or other practical aspects of working with this mycelial spawn, you may contact Slapes Mushroom House or refer to Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms by Paul Stamets (Ten Speed Press, Berkley). Additionally, we run hands-on workshops. Contact us for more details.

  1. Terms of Sale.

All mushroom spawn must be paid in full prior to postage.

Measures are made to use packaging that minimises the chance of damage in postage. However we are not responsible for damages caused while in postage.

Some items like mushroom kits or spawn may take up to 3 weeks to post. This is to ensure optimal vitality upon arrival.
Please check product description as this may change your shipping decision.

  1. Limited Warranty.

Slapes Mushroom House guarantees to our customer that the mushroom culture will be viable upon receiving. We will replace any spawn stored and used according to this Mushroom Spawn Sale Agreement if the mushroom culture does not demonstrate vitality and purity during the expansion stage. If you wish to request replacement spawn, please provide an explanation with photos of the problem/s you are having and forward your inquiry to either our mailing address or our email, Slapesmushroomhouse@gmail.com. We will promptly replace your spawn at no additional charge, subject only to availability. If your culture is no longer available, we will talk with you about providing a suitable replacement species. This spawn is being provided as an educational service, and we make no guarantee as to their productivity, usefulness, fitness for a particular purpose or otherwise unless stated in this Agreement. Slapes Mushroom House, shall not be responsible for consequential damages or other damages except as specified. This is the sole and exclusive limited warranty provided by Slapes Mushroom House, and customer agrees that the limit of Slapes Mushroom Houses liability to customer shall be the purchase price.

  1. Limitation of Use.

Your Slapes Mushroom House ready to inoculate mushroom spawn is conditionally delivered subject to your agreement to comply with the following limitation of culture(s) use:

  1. You may not sell, transfer, market or assign Slapes Mushroom House spawn or cultures—or any spawn or cultures subsequently derived therefrom—in any way, shape or form without our written consent.
  2. You may not represent these cultures as being connected with Slapes Mushroom House without our written consent.
  3. You may only use these cultures for fresh and dried fruit body products, and for your personal use to grow spawn for fresh and dried fruit body products.
  1. Mushroom Spawn Species.

Documentation included with your order will indicate which species you have purchased. Please verify the markings on containers. Remember, all the information you are likely to need concerning the use, propagation, and production of mushrooms from this spawn is in Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms.


Returns and Refund Policy

If you are not entirely satisfied with your purchase, we’re here to help.Returns and refunds only apply to Mushroom Spawn Sale Agreement – Product Standard – 4. Limited Warranty.

  1. Returns

You have 14 calendar days after delivery to let us know you wish to return an item.

Always contact our customer support team prior to sending back one or more items. Items that are shipped back to us without contact at forehand will not be refunded.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. Your item must be in the original packaging. Your item needs to have a copy of the invoice or proof of purchase.

  1. Refunds

Once we receive your item, we will inspect it and notify you that we have received your returned item. We will immediately notify you on the status of your refund after inspecting the item. If your return is approved, we will initiate a refund to your original method of payment, unless preferred otherwise.

Refunds will be less any postage costs

You will receive the credit within 14 days.

  1. Cryptocurrency Refund

Customers that have paid using cryptocurrencies will be refunded on the current value of the currency.

In the case of Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum, Coinbase.com will be used to calculate the conversion of the AUD value of the product to Bitcoin, Litecoin or Ethereum at the time of refund. The refund will be in the original cryptocurrency paid by you.

In the case of STEEM and Steem Dollars the refund will be calculated by converting the value of the product from AUD to STEEM or Steem Dollars at the time of refund. The refund will be in the original cryptocurrency paid by you.

These calculations are used to avoid abuse by fluctuating prices of cryptocurrencies.

Refunds will be less any postage costs

  1. Postage

As stated in Terms of Sale, “Measures are made to use packaging that minimises the chance of damage in postage. However we are not responsible for damages caused while in postage.”

You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. In case a complete order will be returned, the original shipping costs for us shipping the order to you will be refunded.

  1. Sale Items

Items that have been ordered while on sale will be refunded at the discounted price. Please note that package deals are not sale items and may be refunded when eligible.

  1. How To Return Your Item

Please contact our customer support team for more details.