Home | Community | Message Board

Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Advanced Mycology

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!

Original Seeds Store Shop: Buy Cannabis Seeds, Buy CBD

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Day careobserver
 User Gallery
Registered: 04/09/02
Posts: 1,780
Loc: Oregon
    #1141075 - 12/14/02 02:31 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Well I suppose that cubensis patches are flooded in the south during high rain.My question is does anyone know how "flood" resistant the mycelia is? I have a nicely established B+ in my Oregon coast range spot and it is under about 2" of water right now and temps are in the 40's.Anyone care to speculate on it's survival chances(PS it has survived light frost last winter and fruited this summer) This is the first time it has been submerged and I wonder if I should start preparing to start a new bed.I am more experienced with the cold wood lovers and the B+ is an experiment in outdoor culture of cubensis in Oregon.The Azures and Cyans love this weather but I fear my warm blooded B+ may not.Any opinions? Thanx WR :wink:

To old for this place

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Registered: 10/27/98
Posts: 5,389
Loc: The Matrix
Re: B+ TOO WET! [Re: whiterasta]
    #1141151 - 12/14/02 03:06 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

I just looked at my outdoor bed and found it under water as well. I don't count on mine making it.

I suppose the odds of the mycelium surviving are related to the durration of flooding.


The Shroomery Bookstore

Great books for inquiring minds!

"Life After Death is Saprophytic!"

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Registered: 12/07/02
Posts: 2,017
Loc: PNW
Re: B+ TOO WET! [Re: whiterasta]
    #1141293 - 12/14/02 04:01 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

the good news is ,as long as its under water it won't freeze , but the bad news is , it may suffocate from lack of oxigen .
if you can , dig a slot in the ground to drain some of the water off to a lower area .
how long it will last under water depends on a number of factors .
soil composition ,drainage , humus , air pockets , other competition for air in soil , health and stamina of mycelia , yadayadayada .
dont let this scare ya , myceliam is a lot heartyer then the fruit and cubes are among the most hearty of mushrooms (mho)

good luck my friend

i am a botanist , mycology is my hobby .

Edited by deanofmean (12/14/02 08:51 PM)

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

Original Seeds Store Shop: Buy Cannabis Seeds, Buy CBD

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Advanced Mycology

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Alkaloid levels in submerged cultures iudexk 724 2 11/01/01 02:10 AM
by sylo
* Wet Spot or Not? pj541 869 3 03/20/02 09:31 AM
by pj541
* what do shrooms survive on? joeinc 1,599 16 08/11/03 04:17 PM
by DanKnugget
* Vibration Question for Experienced Growers babyshroom 1,732 10 03/09/02 04:14 PM
by babyshroom
* this one is for all you experienced mycologists... doktor_alternate 1,248 7 09/04/03 03:05 AM
by zeronio
* two questions for experienced bulk grower rebelmoon 1,025 3 03/25/02 12:01 PM
by kayaman9
* Casings & wetting agents
( 1 2 all )
SixTango 5,528 27 08/03/02 10:30 PM
by gamemaster
* BIG DADDY WET PASTURIZING MACHINE: agar 2,333 13 12/31/04 12:32 AM
by jeff01

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: RogerRabbit, bodhisatta
626 topic views. 1 members, 4 guests and 4 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
High Mountain Compost
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.025 seconds spending 0.007 seconds on 19 queries.