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Offlineshroombucket
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can mycelium still grow in wet substrate?
    #1576560 - 05/25/03 05:48 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

just as the subject says can mycelium grow in substrate which is too wet? a foaf thinks he put too much water in his pc and after a few days from innoculation the substrate looks kinda soggy......so is it still possible for mycelium to grow even if the substrate is too wet?

oops wrong forum. didnt realize i was in the grow logs forum. can someone move this to the cultivation forum?


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Re: can mycelium still grow in wet substrate? [Re: shroombucket]
    #1576822 - 05/25/03 09:14 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Yes it can. It depends on the extent of the moisture, i.e. how wet they are. If they are a little soggy it shouldn't be a big deal, but if half of your jar is standing water i don't see them colonizing any time soon if ever. Water slows down colonization alot of times. If you have a dry verm barrier, try taking a tyvek filter disk and putting it over the top of the container, then wait for a few days and that should help dry it out a little. Otherwise, don't worry about it and start some new jars just in case. Best of luck.


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Re: can mycelium still grow in wet substrate? [Re: lemunhed]
    #1577862 - 05/26/03 08:03 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

overly wet substrate can lead to bacterial contamination really quick...if it's a grain it will take on a greasy look when the bacteria attack....

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Re: can mycelium still grow in wet substrate? [Re: Prisoner#1]
    #1577891 - 05/26/03 08:56 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Technically....It grows in honey jars which are pure liquid, so....

but wetspots do cause bacterial contam's quick! and are tough to colonize...


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Re: can mycelium still grow in wet substrate? [Re: PDU]
    #1579374 - 05/26/03 09:24 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

I have one that been half colonized for almost 8 months with bacteria/trich and half mycelium....it fruits well but it still scares me sometimes.....


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