Home | Community | Message Board


Magic-Mushrooms-Shop.com
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

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!

Shop: Original Seeds Store Buy Cannabis Seeds, Buy CBD   Amazon Peat, Perlite, Vermiculite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
InvisibleBaldCuban
scruffy-looking
 User Gallery

Registered: 03/30/00
Posts: 337
Loc: here, there, everywhere
Re: crumbling cakes vs not
    #13462 - 04/21/00 05:23 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

Some prefer to cut cakes into slices, others prefer to bury cakes whole in their casing. I prefer to crumble them to get an even layer with no gaps. Although, all methods work and will grow mushrooms. Just make sure you case them well and you should have no problems.

------------------
Baldy



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineTomInWonderland
Just here to help out
Male User Gallery

Registered: 04/10/00
Posts: 405
Loc: FL
Last seen: 6 months, 21 days
Re: crumbling cakes vs not
    #13464 - 04/21/00 07:39 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

Hey Baldy...Can you give me a link or explain to me the method where you break the cake up..I'm not to familiar with this method...thanx.

------------------
"You can turn your back on a person, but never, turn you back on a drug."



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblevivid
Stranger
Male User Gallery

Registered: 12/15/99
Posts: 1,888
Loc: Berkeley, California
Re: crumbling cakes vs not
    #13465 - 04/22/00 03:08 AM (18 years, 3 months ago)

not to hard at all, you get your casing all ready.. lay down the bottom layer, than take your cakes and break em in half, and crumble them into marble size peices between your VERY CLEAN hands. :smile:

vivid

(i crumble too haha)



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleBaldCuban
scruffy-looking
 User Gallery

Registered: 03/30/00
Posts: 337
Loc: here, there, everywhere
Re: crumbling cakes vs not
    #13466 - 04/22/00 03:27 AM (18 years, 3 months ago)

Just like Vivid said. I like to use a bottom layer of moist vermiculite and a 50/50 peat/verm with a twist of lime (Hawk's 50/50+ casing) on top. It works great, and, yes, clean hands are a must.

------------------
Baldy



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleHippie3
mycotopiate
 User Gallery

Registered: 11/07/99
Posts: 3,090
Loc: mycotopia.net
Re: crumbling cakes vs not
    #13467 - 04/22/00 09:01 AM (18 years, 3 months ago)

birth the cake into a large ziplock baggie and crumble it by squeezing it thru the plastic.
best to wait a week or so after full colonization to ensure that the center of the cake is also colonized before exposing to air.

------------------
Visit http://www.drooldonkey.org Global Psychedelic Community, Forums & Chat, Teks & Tips.



--------------------
Admin @ mycotopia.net
Mycotopia


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineWildLASER
Infinity In AGrain Of Salt

Registered: 04/02/00
Posts: 870
Last seen: 3 years, 7 months
Re: crumbling cakes vs not
    #13468 - 04/22/00 02:40 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

I heard the bottom layer is unnecessary and only increases risk of contams. True? Can I eliminate the bottom layer in SOS then?


--------------------
,'~Þ


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleHippie3
mycotopiate
 User Gallery

Registered: 11/07/99
Posts: 3,090
Loc: mycotopia.net
Re: crumbling cakes vs not
    #13469 - 04/22/00 08:32 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

yes, you can.
but i just use perlite for the bottom layer. it almost never contams as long as it's drained well of any excess water.


--------------------
Admin @ mycotopia.net
Mycotopia


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflinepsilocyberV
old hand

Registered: 06/09/99
Posts: 1,817
Last seen: 8 days, 6 hours
Re: crumbling cakes vs not
    #13470 - 04/22/00 10:14 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

Post deleted by administrator.


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

Shop: Original Seeds Store Buy Cannabis Seeds, Buy CBD   Amazon Peat, Perlite, Vermiculite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Re: Question about thin mold in the jar and another about crumbling cakes. Hippie3 920 6 07/13/00 09:25 AM
by Anonymous
* which is best crumble cakes or slice Numba9 1,049 3 06/17/01 11:33 AM
by Numba9
* crumbling cakes ques. mahookah 992 3 09/12/01 01:58 AM
by oscill8
* Re: Crumbling Cakes Anonymous 609 4 01/14/00 01:13 PM
by PanTrop
* Crumbling cakes after 1st flush KitMarlowe 1,377 5 08/18/01 09:55 AM
by MattyB
* crumbling cakes oscar1011 497 2 10/08/01 10:04 AM
by puscle
* Crumbling cakes on top of perlite in terrarium... BlipKorterly 1,143 5 08/07/02 11:38 AM
by josh057
* post a pic of a crumbled cake Syd_barret 466 1 01/05/02 02:35 PM
by World Spirit

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
1,000 topic views. 33 members, 162 guests and 12 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Vaposhop
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.016 seconds spending 0.003 seconds on 15 queries.