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InvisibleSumGuy
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Portabella mycelium
    #1062552 - 11/18/02 02:31 PM (15 years, 8 months ago)

What should the mycelium look like on a petri dish, what are the optimal temp's for mycelium growth, and approx. how long should a dish take to colonize from a tissue sample?


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Re: Portabella mycelium [Re: SumGuy]
    #1064039 - 11/18/02 09:57 PM (15 years, 8 months ago)

portabella's don't clone well, its a conpirisy or something. but i can't get them to clone, and stamens say not to bother


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Re: Portabella mycelium [Re: SumGuy]
    #1065063 - 11/19/02 04:13 AM (15 years, 8 months ago)

It is a conspiracy - they grow out the genetics so that clones of the original fruits will fail and decline once cloned.
The mycelia should look pretty thin and linear. Similar to Ag Brunnescens.


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Re: Portabella mycelium [Re: Zen Peddler]
    #1065356 - 11/19/02 07:35 AM (15 years, 8 months ago)

crazy... so a culture should be bought from fungi.com or something?


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Re: Portabella mycelium [Re: SumGuy]
    #1065445 - 11/19/02 08:15 AM (15 years, 8 months ago)

Well, strains that are selected specifically for portabella production are already quite genetically far from the common-or-garden strain. It's kind of like what happens in show dog breeding: they set strict guidlines for genetics, and as the dogs reach that "perfection", reproduction becomes fraught with problems of a genetic origin.

Plus, as mentioned, lots of lab developed strains are also selected for their ability NOT to revert back to vegatative state.

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Re: Portabella mycelium [Re: SumGuy]
    #1071039 - 11/20/02 06:51 PM (15 years, 8 months ago)

I'm growin some portabella in some jars, and I'm growin from agar dishes, and it takes QUITE a while longer to colanize, esp waiting for the 1st signs of it. It's painful waiting for some kinda sign, and I was pretty much about to give up, but than again, I'm a lil impatient since this is my 1st Portabella try.


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