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Offlinekingofallshrooms
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What to use instead of vermiculite?
    #1203861 - 01/09/03 11:48 AM (14 years, 9 months ago)

I am doing the PF Tech and was having troubles finding vermiculite. Can I use pertilite? Or what?


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Re: What to use instead of vermiculite? [Re: kingofallshrooms]
    #1203868 - 01/09/03 11:53 AM (14 years, 9 months ago)

Check local greenhouses, all the -marts, hardware stores, order online as a last resort. Good luck.

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Re: What to use instead of vermiculite? [Re: kingofallshrooms]
    #1203872 - 01/09/03 11:55 AM (14 years, 9 months ago)

Perlite won't work, unless you are in fact trying to cultivate a large jar full of melted mush.

Try calling a few of the small garden supply stores or nursery's in your area, it's really pretty easy to find it, but big places like Lowes and WalMart never seem to have it in.


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Re: What to use instead of vermiculite? [Re: kingofallshrooms]
    #1204133 - 01/09/03 01:37 PM (14 years, 9 months ago)

If you can't find a store that sells it nearby, or are just plain lethargic (i.e. me) then here's an online vendor: http://www.mycosupply.com


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Re: What to use instead of vermiculite? [Re: Angry Mycologist]
    #1204587 - 01/09/03 04:20 PM (14 years, 9 months ago)

Thanks Guys, After going to 4 Walmarts and 3 Lowes and 2 Home Depots, I finally found it at a Walmart. That was alot of driving for a bag of vermiculite!


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Re: What to use instead of vermiculite? [Re: kingofallshrooms]
    #1204705 - 01/09/03 04:52 PM (14 years, 9 months ago)

Next time use the phone and the yellow pages.


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