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OfflineMajor_Buzz
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Pins Stalled?
    #1197188 - 01/07/03 10:01 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

I heard about a guy who was five days since pinset, thirty or so shrooms growing, when the whole tray seemed to stall. They stopped growing and havn't broken their veils for a couple days. What to do? What did he do wrong?


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Re: Pins Stalled? [Re: Major_Buzz]
    #1197196 - 01/07/03 10:04 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

Hmmmm....the first thought that comes to mind is lack of moisture? Did he hydrate enough?


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Re: Pins Stalled? [Re: Angry Mycologist]
    #1197202 - 01/07/03 10:07 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

I think so. He has a two tier mini greenhouse. Using a cool mist humidifier on a timer for a couple of hours a day for fresh air, and a tray of perlite in the bottom of the greenhouse for humidity.


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Re: Pins Stalled? [Re: Major_Buzz]
    #1197227 - 01/07/03 10:17 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

Does he got a hygrometer to measure humidity?
I had this problem once, everything stalled and the humidity was about 100% all the time


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Re: Pins Stalled? [Re: CoolTJ]
    #1197233 - 01/07/03 10:20 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

He thinks the casing could have been too dry. Could this have contributed?


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Re: Pins Stalled? [Re: Major_Buzz]
    #1197354 - 01/07/03 10:57 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

He thinks the casing could have been too dry. Could this have contributed?




yes, probably has a lot to do with it.


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Re: Pins Stalled? [Re: Major_Buzz]
    #1197836 - 01/07/03 01:45 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

from the sounds of things it sounds like your casing layer is dry.
don't spray directly onto the pins....spray above the casing with a fine mist sprayer...til the casing layer is semi-moist...but don't over do it.

what type of casing layer are you using?

what is the substrate that you used?

which strain too?



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Re: Pins Stalled? [Re: Roadkill]
    #1197969 - 01/07/03 02:27 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

LOL "he"


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Re: Pins Stalled? [Re: Roadkill]
    #1200963 - 01/08/03 02:24 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

Okay I finally checked. The strain was Acadian Coast from TLG. The substrate was birdseed, and the casing is 6T's recipe of five parts peet, 5 parts verm, 1 part coir & 3 parts calcium carbonate. According to a pH kit the pH tested out to 7.0.
Somewhat slow to colonize quart jars, it took about a month. But they fairly quick to pin, about 10 days from casing.


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Re: Pins Stalled? [Re: Major_Buzz]
    #1201213 - 01/08/03 03:24 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

I liked the Acadian Coast strain.
They grew great on cakes...never tried doing them in casings....yet.

Here are some AC cake eye candy for you. :smile:




Those cakes were from last year.
   


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