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Epic fail first grow couple questions
    #11332383 - 10/27/09 05:44 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

hi, so i started off with 5 cakes following the pf tek, and as it seems, every single one of them smells like nasty old feet and has wet spots lined up with every single inoculation area. I steam sterilized for ninety minutes, inoculated an hour later flaming the tip after every jar, realized i inoculated much too early so inoculated again 24 hours later flaming the tip after every jar until it was red. I left the tin foil covers on the tops of them but like just resting on them not airtight. Im thinking it mightve been in the mixture of water verm brf i mightve added too much water but even that seems impossible because i was following a recipe.
Am i just panicking, does mycelium start off as somekind of darkness or wetness on the substrate or is this very common.
What should i improve on?
(its been about 5 days since the second inoculation)
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Re: Epic fail first grow couple questions [Re: provo]
    #11332402 - 10/27/09 05:47 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

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What should i improve on?





following a proven Tek to the "T".


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Re: Epic fail first grow couple questions [Re: provo]
    #11332408 - 10/27/09 05:48 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

too much water. you will know when its mycelium. sorry man :shrug: fallow the directions EXACTLY and you will have better luck.


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Re: Epic fail first grow couple questions [Re: Roadkill]
    #11332420 - 10/27/09 05:49 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

steam sterilization is a poor substitute for PCing.  Those spots you see are either contam or wet spots from water that got in during the steaming.  The old feet smell isn't a good sign though


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Re: Epic fail first grow couple questions [Re: doug funny]
    #11332487 - 10/27/09 05:55 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

i could be wrong, but it sounds to me like water got into your jars while steaming,  one thing you could try is to put rubber bands or something similar around your foil to keep it on tight while steaming. (remove them when you inoculate and then place your foil loosely on the jars)

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Re: Epic fail first grow couple questions [Re: WalterShabas]
    #11332496 - 10/27/09 05:56 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

either way you need to start over which sucks ass but hey it was a learning experience and lots of people fuck up there first try....I did


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Re: Epic fail first grow couple questions [Re: 2Cents]
    #11332570 - 10/27/09 06:06 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

ok im glad i know for sure now, but is it bad too breathe in like that gases when im emptying these bitches? also should i toss them imnmediately or wait a bit more..

I learnt a lesson the hard way BUT im glad i learnt it ... no success comes without failure so far in my life sadly lol :thumbdown:

Thanks a lot for quick responses everyone

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Re: Epic fail first grow couple questions [Re: provo]
    #11332601 - 10/27/09 06:10 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

depends, breathing in mold is always bad but some is worse than others. it might not be contaminated and just too water logged so just go dump em out in the woods.


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Re: Epic fail first grow couple questions [Re: 2Cents]
    #11332677 - 10/27/09 06:22 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

But guys i think im going to post pictures before dumping them because theyre not like wet everywhere. they are wet only like under the 4 inoculation holes and it wasnt there from the start. it appeared like 4 days after inoculation...??? im total newb so il post pics i think

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Re: Epic fail first grow couple questions [Re: provo]
    #11332700 - 10/27/09 06:26 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

pics are always preferred and will help a lot.


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Re: Epic fail first grow couple questions [Re: 2Cents]
    #11332802 - 10/27/09 06:41 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

shit, batteries died in camera, il try to get some for tomoro gad im so broke its not funny....

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