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Split caps
    #1889143 - 09/06/03 08:33 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Some of my friend's shrooms have split caps and he thinks it could be that the humidity is to high because they are definitely not dry. He was wondering if he could still use these shrooms to make spore prints with or if that requires more idealistic looking specimens.  :oogle: 


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Re: Split caps [Re: yukibeing]
    #1889402 - 09/06/03 10:09 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

you can still use them to make prints.


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Re: Split caps [Re: Zwieback0]
    #1889547 - 09/06/03 11:01 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Thanx.  :grin: I like the quote from Emerson. 


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Re: Split caps [Re: yukibeing]
    #1890887 - 09/07/03 02:13 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

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more idealistic looking specimens





:laugh: hahahahahaha :laugh:

BTW, does anyone know what causes split caps?


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Re: Split caps [Re: OJK]
    #1890912 - 09/07/03 02:25 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

low humidity, raise the RH, might need more air exchange also


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Re: Split caps [Re: acidhead1279]
    #1890958 - 09/07/03 02:43 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

When the mushrooms grow too fast due to excess humidity, or high heat they can split. Low humidity can cause the same thing, but it is a dry split. You will know when its too low because the mushrooms will be dry/woody feeling instead of moist.


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Re: Split caps [Re: ATWAR]
    #1891069 - 09/07/03 03:12 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

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low humidity, raise the RH, might need more air exchange also





lol... Yeah, I'd love to raise the RH and increase air exchange at the same time :confused:

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When the mushrooms grow too fast due to excess humidity, or high heat they can split. Low humidity can cause the same thing, but it is a dry split. You will know when its too low because the mushrooms will be dry/woody feeling instead of moist.





Cheers dude, my RH must be a little hight, I've noticed some myc growing on the stems.

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Re: Split caps [Re: OJK]
    #1891215 - 09/07/03 03:53 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

If you want to raise RH and increase air exchange go with cool mist.


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Re: Split caps [Re: GregHimself]
    #1891227 - 09/07/03 03:55 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Nah, Magash's pod is much better


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Re: Split caps [Re: OJK]
    #1891344 - 09/07/03 04:31 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

yeah either one magashs or cool mist work great i have been told...i think at this point it is just a matter of personal preference.


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