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Hello all Help needed.
    #11199868 - 10/07/09 01:11 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Hi not long joined and what a great site it is too, I really want to start growing myself in the future so will be doing lots of reading but for now wondered if any of you could help me out please?

Here goes, I traded some smoke for a growbag with a tupperware box, in the tupperware box was a nearly fully mouldy cake (the white stuff) now the person I got it off said all I had to do was add some water to the vermiculite in the bag(white)and then place the tupperware tub on vemiculite inside the bag with the lid off and exchange the air a few times a day as well as misting the cake.  So done that and a couple of weeks later got some shrooms from it :smile: I wont be seeing that person again so am a bit stuck on what to do next.

There is tiny mushrooms forming but there not growing big anymore, is that the end of the cake? or can I revive it is what I want to know and how?

Its been about 7 weeks since the lids been off and about 2 weeks since anything big has grown on it.

I can provide pictures of what it looks like now if needed.


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: TheNewt]
    #11199891 - 10/07/09 01:15 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

might be dried out.. dunk it.


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: TheNewt]
    #11199893 - 10/07/09 01:15 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Pics for sure. You will get much better results doing it yourself anyway.


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: dancefloordale]
    #11199913 - 10/07/09 01:19 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

remove the pins that are not growing (called aborts) and then dunk the cake in water for 12-16 hours.

then place the cake back into the bin (called a fruiting chamber)

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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: TheNewt]
    #11199922 - 10/07/09 01:21 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

and then if you want to continue growing mushrooms.. you are going to need to do some research and improve your terminology

check out this site

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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: dancefloordale]
    #11199929 - 10/07/09 01:23 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

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nastos said:
might be dried out.. dunk it.




Woah that was some quick replying :smile:Thanks mate so what does dunking involve then?
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Pics for sure. You will get much better results doing it yourself anyway.




Ok mate will get some up asap. Thanks

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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: TheNewt]
    #11199937 - 10/07/09 01:24 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

dunking is the process of replenishing moisture to your substrate that has been used or evaporated during the fruiting stage


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: TheNewt]
    #11199954 - 10/07/09 01:27 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Thanks nastos,dancefloordale and slimz will be back shortly with some pics.

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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: TheNewt]
    #11199972 - 10/07/09 01:30 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

no problem


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: nastos]
    #11200131 - 10/07/09 01:57 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Heres what it looks like now....

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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: TheNewt]
    #11200193 - 10/07/09 02:07 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

That shit looks slimy. If it is, your substrate is infected with bacteria. Toss it, if this is the case.


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: dancefloordale]
    #11200259 - 10/07/09 02:18 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

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That shit looks slimy. If it is, your substrate is infected with bacteria. Toss it, if this is the case.




It is slimy at the bottom of the cake yes but not on the top or the side of it. can I not just scrape the bottom off? Its finished aint it :frown:


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: TheNewt]
    #11200272 - 10/07/09 02:22 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Yeah id say toss it man. No worries though, there is plenty of info and people here willing to help you do this all on your own.  You could have a nice personal shroom factory going in a month to a month and a half.


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: dancefloordale]
    #11200335 - 10/07/09 02:33 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Throw it outside if you can.


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: TheNewt]
    #11200345 - 10/07/09 02:35 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Ah ok thanks mate. Nah its no problem at will deffinatly be doing my own thing soon, got the bug lol and I still have a few G's from this bag so its all good :smile:

From what I read on here the verm should be moist but the verm in that bag allways seemed to have to much water in, so it being too wet in there is what made it go slimey maybe?


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: TheNewt]
    #11200354 - 10/07/09 02:37 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

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That shit looks slimy. If it is, your substrate is infected with bacteria. Toss it, if this is the case.




It is slimy at the bottom of the cake yes but not on the top or the side of it. can I not just scrape the bottom off? Its finished aint it :frown:



yes toss it and start again. You will need spore, Pm me if you wan't I may be able to help you to get some spore so can you grow you own mushroom.


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: Thyrax]
    #11200391 - 10/07/09 02:42 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Yeah same here. PM if you want to work with this.


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: dancefloordale]
    #11200434 - 10/07/09 02:49 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Oh my god, this looks  nasty!! It's satan's birthday cake


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: m00nshine]
    #11200472 - 10/07/09 02:53 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

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Throw it outside if you can.




Hi what you mean like put outside in the ground?

Thyrax cheers for the offer :smile:

dancefloordale cheers for the help and the offer mate there some nice shrooms there :wink:


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Re: Hello all Help needed. [Re: beto]
    #11200477 - 10/07/09 02:54 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

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Oh my god, this looks  nasty!! It's satan's birthday cake




Pmsl nice one lol :laugh:


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