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Offlinethrice
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How long for spawn colonization?
    #1427329 - 04/04/03 12:29 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

I spawned a 12x13 tray a week ago. The tray had four inches of straw/compost mix. I used 4 half pint ground cakes as spawn. the temp is at 85 and after 4 days the whole top was almost colonized. How much longer should I wait to case?
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Re: How long for spawn colonization? [Re: thrice]
    #1427334 - 04/04/03 12:32 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

The entire top layer is covered in mycelium..everything you can see is white... then case now.


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Re: How long for spawn colonization? [Re: Shroomism]
    #1427358 - 04/04/03 12:40 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

But the top is white because I sprinkled some spawn on the top layer along with two layers more of spawn and substrate. I think I should give it a little more time?


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Re: How long for spawn colonization? [Re: thrice]
    #1427395 - 04/04/03 01:02 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

If you think the top colonized faster..then maybe wait a day or two to be safe..but chances are if it's colonized at the top it's the same inside. It's your call..use your judgement


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Re: How long for spawn colonization? [Re: thrice]
    #1427598 - 04/04/03 02:39 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Wait til the top is fully colonized then wait a few extra days to make sure that the rest inside is fully colonized.

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