Why are cannabis trichomes shaped like mushrooms? Breaking the cuticle

Cannabis Life Network

Thankfully, terp production occurs within trichomes — glandular hairs that cover your favourite frosty nugs. And trichomes have many tricks to prevent a toxic leak of cannabinoids and terpenes, which includes their mushroom shape. Terps are double-edged swords.

How trichomes make terpenes and cannabinoids in supercell pathways

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A study from the University of British Columbia froze trichomes with liquid nitrogen. Using modern techniques, they found new keys that better explain how trichomes make non-polar terpenes and cannabinoids without destroying plant cells. (1)


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What are trichomes?

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If you’re familiar with the stickiness of good bud, then you’re already familiar with the peculiar term of ‘trichomes’. Trichomes comes from the Greek word Trích?ma Let’s get to know trichomes a little bit better, so you can understand the importance of the frosty coating.

Everything You Need To Know About Cannabis Trichomes

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The crystals growing off of your cannabis plants are trichomes. Some would say that they smoke cannabis just for the trichomes! So let’s dive deep into cannabis trichomes. What Are Trichomes? Trichomes and Concentrates. Trichomes and Kief.

Trichome Financial Corp. Shareholders Approve Plan of Arrangement with IM Cannabis Corp.

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TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / March 15, 2021 / Trichome Financial Corp. the “Company” or “Trichome Financial“) (CSE:TFC)(OTC PINK:TRICF) is… Read More.

What Are Trichomes and Their Role Within Cannabis Plants?

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Every bud looks different, with some flowers deemed more attractive or quality than others, but one thing they all have in common is trichomes! Trichomes are what make your bud give off that sticky feeling when you touch them. What are trichomes? You can thank trichomes for that!

BioHarvest grows cannabis cells and trichomes in liquid media


BioHarvest—a plant-cell growth company—has announced that it can now grow cannabis cells and trichomes in liquid media , a process with the potential to produce large quantities of full-spectrum cannabinoids in a predictable and efficient consistent way.


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The post NEW VIRGINIA LAW PROHIBITS POLICE SEARCHES BASED ON CANNABIS SMELL | TRICHOMES first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Today in the world of cannabis: The Vibe grows in Portland, Oregon, West Virginia launches a medical cannabis online course, and a new law in … Read More.

February 23 2021: Florida Lawmakers Consider Medical Cannabis THC Caps | TRICHOMES Morning Buzz

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The post February 23 2021: Florida Lawmakers Consider Medical Cannabis THC Caps | TRICHOMES Morning Buzz first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. … Read More.

Canada’s Organic Flower Investments Group Buys Trichome Cannabrands To Access Cannabis Trademarks In Canada

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World Trademark Review reports in their latest weekly roundup that Cannabis brand acquisition announced as company eyes market expansion – Organic Flower Investments Group has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Trichome Cannabrands, an Ontario-based branding and licensing company with a diversified portfolio of cannabis product and service trademarks registered in Canada.

Interactive Wordsearch – Parts of the Cannabis Plant

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Top 5 Craft Cannabis Growers and Their Best Strains

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Craft cannabis is a delicacy; although, it is often difficult to find growers that produce quality weed. Well, look no further because here are our top 5 picks of craft cannabis growers who have mastered the art of cultivating exquisite weed that will knock your socks off. What is craft cannabis?

Good weed vs bad weed – How to differentiate?

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How to buy good weed: Finding quality in cannabis flower


Cannabis 101 dispensaries THC trichomesIs that $60 eighth really worth the extra cash? Check out our guide on how to look for quality when buying cannabis, whether at the store or online. The post How to buy good weed: Finding quality in cannabis flower appeared first on Leafly.

When’s the best time to harvest cannabis flowers? 

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Ideally, when you harvest your cannabis most of your trichomes should have a milky white color (Shutterstock). Most cannabis cultivators determine whether their plant is ready for harvest by carefully examining the trichomes. As cannabis ages, the THC in trichomes begins to oxidize.

What is bubble hash and can you make it at home?

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All cannabis plants produce trichomes from resin glands on the buds. To the naked eye, trichomes are tiny fine hairs, but under close examination, trichomes are actually shaped like mushrooms with a fine stalk and big head. Non-glandular trichomes do not produce any cannabinoids.

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Master Kush Feminized Grow Report (Indoor)

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It is no surprise that Master Kush is loaded with trichomes and gives off a strong profile that excites the heady hash folks. Master Kush Feminized is the combination of a hand-chosen strain from India outcrossed to a selected strain from Afghanistan.

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Super Skunk Automatic Grow Report (Indoor)

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For many years, indoor and outdoor growers have enjoyed the high yields, heavy trichome coverage, and classic flavour and terpene profiles. Super Skunk Automatic is built upon classic genetics and enhanced with the automatic flowering trait.

What is full melt hash, the star system, and why does it exclude extracts?

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Cannabis 101 Culture Education Featured Marijuana News Technology extracts full melt half melt Hash hash porn melt six star hash trichome what is hashHash enthusiasts and solvent extract heads clash from time to time.

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The Growth Of The High CBD Flower Strain

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Chemical compounds develop in the cannabis plant trichomes, including cannabinoids like cannabidiol or CBD. The substance is a legally accepted… Read More. The post The Growth Of The High CBD Flower Strain first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Pot Luck

Kief vs. Hash—What’s the Difference and How Can They be Used?


Kief is the nickname given to trichomes when they fall off of cannabis. Kief is also collected by trichome farmers that use sleeves or mesh screens to capture cannabis trichomes. Collecting trichomes and merely pressing them into a brick or button does not turn them into hash.

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What Is Kief, and Should You Use It?


Kief refers to the collection of loose cannabis trichomes – the amber and white hairs that grow on cannabis flower and leaves – accumulated from the sifting of cannabis flowers with a mesh screen or sieve.

What Are Terpenes? A Closer Look at What They Do For You


They are found in the trichomes (tiny hairs protecting the outer layer of the plant) and give cannabis its distinctive aromas and flavors. Terpenes are organic chemical compounds that naturally occur in the cannabis plant.

A Brief History of Hash And How to Make

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Simply put, hashish is a cannabis extract that is formed by collecting and compressing the trichomes found on […]. Hashish has been around for a long time, but some people still might not know exactly what it is.

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Cannabis Terpenes, Part 1


The images above illustrate Cannabis inflorescence and stalked glandular trichomes. C) Stalked glandular trichomes on the surface of strain Finola pistillate flowers. As cannabis becomes more mainstream, more accepted as a medicine and more utilized worldwide, the plants’ botany and chemical makeup are being researched and dissected. Cannabis sativa , the Latin name for the cannabis plant, produces a resin that supports the medicinal and psychoactive properties within the plan.

Recipe: Kief-rubbed beer can chicken

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No longer are large stockpiles of kief–the resinous trichomes on your bud–reserved for home growers and grinder guardians. With the ever-growing product availability stemming from Canada’s cannabis legalization, specialty materials couldn’t be easier to procure.

Cooking with Cannabis Video

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Blog Culture Featured Health Videos Cannabinoids CBD Chef Cody Lindsay cooking with cannabis decarboxylation edibles THC trichomes wellness soldierIn this video, our friend Chef Cody Lindsay, aka The Wellness Soldier, turned himself into a cartoon to teach you more about cooking with cannabis. But before you start cooking, it helps to know a little bit about this amazing herb and the video starts off with the basics, beginning by looking at smoking cannabis […].

How to make THC Crystals

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First, put the cannabis flower inside a rosin filter bag, cover it with parchment paper, and place it into the press, which applies heat and pressure to squeeze the trichomes and create a concentrate called rosin.

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What are THC crystals? THCa crystalline and its uses

The Cannigma

First, put the cannabis flower inside a rosin filter bag, cover it with parchment paper, and place it into the press, which applies heat and pressure to squeeze the trichomes and create a concentrate called rosin.

The Importance of Female Cannabis Plants


But female plants are the ones responsible for the sticky and stinky trichome and terpene covered buds we all know and love. In the world of cannabis plants, the females hold almost all the power. Sure, both male and female plants are needed to breed new genetics and create new strains.

How to clean any grinder – and save the kief!

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The dry rice particles will dry with the sticky trichomes. That sticky stuff causing your pieces to stick together are the trichomes from the plant, where a majority of the cannabinoids and terpenes are stored. Don’t let it sit out; trichomes can quickly warm up and become sticky again.

How long does it take to grow cannabis?

The Cannigma

The only way to know when to harvest buds is to monitor their size and the color of their trichomes. Trichomes should usually have a milky-white, opaque appearance (Shutterstock). Cultivators usually want most of these trichomes to have a milky-white, opaque appearance.

What does ‘full spectrum’ cannabis mean and why is it important?

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Ice and water is used to wash and then dry the trichomes off the plant to produce this hash (Shutterstock). These resin-rich trichomes heads are then dried to make a refined form of hashish, known as ice water hash (aka bubble hash).

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The Original Resinator, LLC v. TTT Innovations LLC, Case No. 5:21-cv-02002

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The patents are related to methods of extracting resin and trichomes from plants such as cannabis. by Jordan M. Gringauz. Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP.

What Is Hash and How Do You Make It?

The Cannigma

Glandular trichomes, the sparkly crystals that cover potent cannabis flower (and the “sugar leaves” that sprout from buds), are a form of resin that contains the cannabinoids and terpenes produced by the plant. A homemade screen for separating trichomes from marijuana.

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Cannabis Bioengineering : The Wave of the Future


THC is primarily located on small outgrowths of the plant known as trichomes. If you study your cannabis flower closely, you’ll be able to see these trichomes. If you’re looking for other ways to get your THC or other cannabinoids, your options are a little bit limited right now.

How to make edibles with kief

The Cannigma

Kief is a fine green powder made from fallen trichomes, the shiny, hair-like substance on cannabis plants. These trichomes house a majority of the cannabinoids and terpenes in the plant, making a small amount intensely powerful.