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Re: jars were overcooked?, HELP!!!
    #12764 - 04/18/00 11:38 AM (16 years, 7 months ago)

I'm not an expert, but you may have over done it. Are you using straight rice in the jars?


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Re: jars were overcooked?, HELP!!!
    #12766 - 04/18/00 04:25 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

Cooking the substrate won't hurt the mycelium, but it may lower overall nutritional content. What you did was probably a bit overkill, but If they don't get contaminated I guess it's worth it.


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Re: jars were overcooked?, HELP!!!
    #12767 - 04/18/00 05:46 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

Cooking substrates too long induces carmelization of sugars contained within. Carmelization, in turn causes slow colonization and mutations.

Don't overcook your substrate - its not a wise idea.



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Re: jars were overcooked?, HELP!!!
    #12768 - 04/18/00 06:22 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

hey face, heat kills spores not rice, you oughta be fine..goodluck!

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Re: jars were overcooked?, HELP!!!
    #12769 - 04/18/00 06:33 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)


my jars are fine and colonizing

thanx for your input

[This message has been edited by MC Face (edited April 18, 2000).]



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