Home | Community | Message Board


Vaposhop
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Brown Rice Flour, Pressure Cooker

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Offlinesubhelix
Stranger
 User Gallery
Registered: 10/30/09
Posts: 13
Last seen: 3 years, 3 months
sterilization
    #11400892 - 11/06/09 10:49 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

Here I am about to get my spores from a reputable vendor from this site come monday.  I have a question about initial sterilization.  What is the conclusion on a PC vs. just boiling.  I know on mushroomvideos.com, it is just boiling.  I will be using the same method as in the video.  But I have also read in a post that just boiling is not all that good.  I would love to use a PC, but those are pretty expensive.  How is the boiling method... can I still see fantastic results from that?  Also, if I can't exactly inoculate the day of receipt, which i plan on doing, bwe all know things come up, how long can I keep the syringes around.  It would not be more then 4 days if something does come up though.
Thanks in advance.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleShea25
Just some guy
Male


Registered: 01/27/09
Posts: 7,772
Loc: Westcoast Canada Flag
Trusted Cultivator
Re: sterilization [Re: subhelix]
    #11400910 - 11/06/09 10:54 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

keep the syringes in the fridge when not in use they will last months and months like that. Also Steaming jars in a pot with a tight fitting lid is fine only for the PF tek. it works great just steam for 90 minutes. if you want to ever get into grains get a PC. Or get one now and still PC your PF jars for 90 minutes


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleSlimz
.-~*´`*·~-experience-~*´`*·~-.
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 3,588
Loc: Maryland
Re: sterilization [Re: Shea25]
    #11400996 - 11/06/09 11:13 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

follow the "video" method and you are golden


--------------------
Lazy Drywall Tek (no powdery mess)

This series will blow your mind and confirm what you already know to be true.
The Pharmacratic Inquisition
Best Thread Ever ! ! !

:pm: me if you have questions about lasers

Although i may advise others in a general way regarding all types of mushroom grows, and may even post question from other forums about growing "active" mushrooms, i only grow non-"active" mushrooms and edibles.

FeelFamily resident tech guru


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlineveda_sticks
Cultivator
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 07/29/07
Posts: 14,097
Loc: UK Flag
Last seen: 30 days, 7 hours
Re: sterilization [Re: Slimz]
    #11401023 - 11/06/09 11:20 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

steam sterilisation works great for the pf tek. As long as you do it right.

You want to time from when steam starts escaping the lid, not from when it starts boiling. To be safe i have been timing 2 hours from when it starts boiling and that has been working great for me.

Also make sure your pot has a nice tight fitting lid so not too much steam can escape, otherwise you can find yourself refilling the pot during sterilisation.

A pressure cooker is definatly not a requirement for good results when doing pf tek. When i started growing again after a few years break i had to use steam sterilisation (i used to have a pressure cooker) and got really good results, 1 contaminated cake out of i t hink it was 30 pf cakes and 4 straight brown rice jars. And even then that 1 contaminated jar was probably contaminated from something else.

follow the RR vids and you will success.


--------------------

PF TEK - writeup by EvilMushroom666
Lets Grow Mushrooms - RogerRabbit & RoadKills website with sample videos plus the full PF TEK video series. Alot of great information - BUY THE DVD
Cakes can and will pin! - So you think cakes suck for pins. Your wrong
Franks Simple Coir/Verm Tek
Franks Proper Pasturisation Tek
Franks Spawning To Bulk - Monotub
Professor Pinheads RTV Injection Port Tek
Foo Mans No Soak WBS Prep Tek


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Brown Rice Flour, Pressure Cooker

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Sterilizing Needles simplystoned 1,226 5 07/15/07 06:51 PM
by figgusfiddus
* Pasteurization or Sterilization of bulk substrates.
( 1 2 3 all )
agar 12,757 57 03/13/06 02:51 AM
by Rahz
* Did my friends sterilization method work? BongHit 598 2 07/21/01 04:35 PM
by Anno
* Re: Should I have a low contamination rate? Coma of Souls 658 6 01/08/00 07:25 PM
by Anonymous
* sterilizing contaminated jars Anonymous 797 2 12/03/02 03:02 PM
by Fred Garvin
* Transferring grain from jars to casing: help w/ sterility GnuBobo 1,048 9 07/08/04 01:50 PM
by GnuBobo
* Grey mold contamination primatephreak 1,145 6 07/24/05 12:16 PM
by Wronguy
* ~How long does water stay sterile??~ crazyoutlaw 690 8 04/15/08 04:13 PM
by theratatat

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
208 topic views. 16 members, 56 guests and 29 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Magic-Mushrooms-Shop.com
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.029 seconds spending 0.008 seconds on 19 queries.