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theortical question about mycelia
    #1894903 - 09/08/03 05:30 PM (14 years, 16 days ago)

hehe i was thinking, can you when say a jar is 100% colonized, say letts case 90% of that, and cut off 10% and put in a new sterelised jar of subtrate, and this way making the mycelia "live forever".


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Re: theortical question about mycelia [Re: Parpas]
    #1894917 - 09/08/03 05:35 PM (14 years, 16 days ago)

not forever, but basically, yes. in superclean conditions. better yet, use that piece of cake to spawn something better, like grain, or pasteurised straw.


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Re: theortical question about mycelia [Re: Parpas]
    #1894921 - 09/08/03 05:36 PM (14 years, 16 days ago)

Works, but after some time the strain will degrade, causing it not to fruit and whatnot. But a couple of times should work perfectly, really. The idea is not really new, though. What you're actualy doing is spawning new substrate with colonized substrate.


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Re: theortical question about mycelia [Re: Parpas]
    #1894923 - 09/08/03 05:37 PM (14 years, 16 days ago)

Yes. If everything is free of contaminants, you can make transfers.

The mycelium MAY LOSE something the more generations you do. It has been suggested to not excede 3 transfers. But this suggestion relates to COMMERCIAL GROW OPS. With alot less at risk, you can probably go for as many transfers as possible. Stop when you notice a difference in the mycelial health.


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Re: theortical question about mycelia [Re: ]
    #1894967 - 09/08/03 05:45 PM (14 years, 16 days ago)

ok GREAT! hehe you guys are the best never ending source of information!

i guessed that it hadd something like that, that a limited amount of spores cannot continue to colonize forever. :smile: but hay. :smile:

how mutch mycelium is requered to start a new colony, say 1 gram material (eg 100mg myceium) or something, or is the amount microscopic, like i think. :smile:

my cat is going to get a fully colonized cake then, untill i get myself a pressurecooker, my jars keep getting infekted with mold. 


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