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Re: The journey so far!!!constructive comments needed
    #13134 - 04/19/00 07:24 AM (16 years, 7 months ago)

clear syringes are typical...
too much water usually leads to bacterial contamination.

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Re: The journey so far!!!constructive comments needed
    #13136 - 04/19/00 07:31 AM (16 years, 7 months ago)

Hippie you say "clear syringes are typical" does this mean you think there are no spores in these syringes?


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Re: The journey so far!!!constructive comments needed
    #13137 - 04/19/00 07:48 AM (16 years, 7 months ago)

The spores are too small to see with the naked eye - spore syringes are clear. I've used Smart Botanics spores fine for years.

I've found it can take a week or more for myc. to appear in the cakes - I always felt that the MMGG was a bit over optimistic on the times for colonisation, though that could be down to other factors.

An over wet substrate seems to drastically slow colonisation, I have found.

Computer fans seem like a good idea - but buy a humidity gauge and check that it stays above 80%. Black bags don't really matter; just let the shrooms grow out from wherever they can.

For your first time, don't try casing. The MMGG method should give you a good yield and you'll learn a great deal about it all. Casing (even the Shroom Wizards one) often seemed to fail when I tried it.

For the next batch, try sterilising each jar seperately for different times and see which one gives the best results.



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Re: The journey so far!!!constructive comments needed
    #13138 - 04/19/00 08:01 AM (16 years, 7 months ago)

Thanks that has set my mind at rest.

I must be paranoid, I thought hippie might of meant it was typical to be ripped off.

A humidity gauge is the first thing on my next shopping list!!

This is proper science!!!!!



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Re: The journey so far!!!constructive comments needed
    #13139 - 04/19/00 11:33 AM (16 years, 7 months ago)

UKMagic If you are going to buy a humidity gauge make sure that you do not buy a cheap one they are very inaccurate. As digital one are not good either they tend to currode inside and usually don't go as high as we need them to. A very quality analog hygrometer is the only thing that will work. This hyrometer looks pretty good to me although I do not own it myself. There has been a lot of disscussion about this lately you might want to do a search and read what people have to say. Good Luck.


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Re: The journey so far!!!constructive comments needed
    #13140 - 04/19/00 01:54 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

Yeah, have no worries about the syringe. Most are very clear but contain spores. Like Hippie3 said, too much water can lead to a better chance of contamination. And wait 3-5 maybe even 7 days before you notice any growth. Acutally for the temp that you've got them at wait at least 6-7 days. You can grow mycellium at 74-77 degrees but you'll notice a huge difference if you raise it to an optimum temp of 84-86 degrees.

Also be careful with using a computer fan. The idea of using on is good but you need to remember that when ever air is moving around there's always a chance of contmaination.

I wouldn't have them run more then 4-5 times a day. And make sure your filters are good HEPA filters :-)

Good Luck and nice post:-)



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Re: The journey so far!!!constructive comments needed
    #13141 - 04/19/00 05:51 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

Instead of having one fan in and one out, you might try utilizing positive pressure, have one (or two) fans blowing air into the terrainium (through a filter, prefereably HEPA) and then a hole next to it or on the other side to force air out.
A big advantage is, that any "leaks" in the container will just blow air out, not suck in unfiltred air.


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Re: The journey so far!!!constructive comments needed
    #13142 - 05/04/00 08:54 AM (16 years, 7 months ago)

I got to know what the score is dude!!



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