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Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Brown Rice Flour, Pressure Cooker, Vermiculite

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what am i doing wrong?
    #1697789 - 07/09/03 12:13 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

hey shromery


ive been making jars but have not been able to have good colonizaton because they come out of the pressure cooker with a solid block of substrate under the vermi layer

i have been useing the 6-3-3 vermi flour water recipe for 12 jars and have not been packing down the substrate so i dont get why it forms a solid sticky block??

to much water?? 15 psi for 60 min to long???

any help is GREATLY apreciated!
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    #1697797 - 07/09/03 12:16 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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Re: what am i doing wrong? [Re: maxe]
    #1697881 - 07/09/03 12:39 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

my first guess would be to make sure you're using your PC correctly (make sure there's enough water, and it's not too hot) the recipe i use is exactly as it was on PF's site, 1/2cup verm to 1\4cup organic BRF, to 50ml h20. make sure its well mixed.


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Re: what am i doing wrong? [Re: maxe]
    #1698399 - 07/09/03 03:27 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

try a better recipe: go to www.fungifun.org and click on the pftek for dummies link


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Re: what am i doing wrong? [Re: shirley knott]
    #1698412 - 07/09/03 03:31 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

have you tried inocculating any of these jars


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Re: what am i doing wrong? [Re: maxe]
    #1698822 - 07/09/03 06:17 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

> i dont get why it forms a solid sticky block??


It?s natural for the PF substrate to form a solid block, it?s not supposed to be shaken.


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Re: what am i doing wrong? [Re: Anno]
    #1698895 - 07/09/03 07:35 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Exactly...

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Re: what am i doing wrong? [Re: BrainFarmer]
    #1698905 - 07/09/03 07:45 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

>the recipe i use is exactly as it was on PF's site

Which would be for 1/2 pint canning jars (250 ml):

1/4 cup of brown rice powder
1/2 cup of vermiculite
45 - 60 ml (cc) water

As you see, there is no "exact" PF tek recipe.

Read http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/23593/pag/8


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Re: what am i doing wrong? [Re: Anno]
    #1699112 - 07/09/03 10:41 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

I always use when mixing 1/4 brf, 1/2 verm and the remaining quarter is water.

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