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Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Brown Rice Flour, Rye Grain, Vermiculite

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OfflineMOE.shrooms
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can you do pf cakes in half pint jars without brf?
    #1915993 - 09/14/03 06:40 PM (14 years, 12 days ago)

Im gonna go as far as to say that ive mastered the pf tek. I dont want to try casings but I would like to try a different substrate for cakes other than brf, verm, water, If there is another reliable way. Is there?


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Re: can you do pf cakes in half pint jars without brf? [Re: MOE.shrooms]
    #1916044 - 09/14/03 06:59 PM (14 years, 12 days ago)

corn meal...millet flour...


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Re: can you do pf cakes in half pint jars without brf? [Re: MOE.shrooms]
    #1916058 - 09/14/03 07:03 PM (14 years, 12 days ago)

I'm colonizing wheat bran/verm cakes now, they are going well. I have a feeling they will produce several healthy flushes for a few reasons,

1- The wheat bran is higher in nutrients than is BRF.
2- The wheat bran is coarser, I don't think it will be used up as fast by the mycelium
3- The bran also holds water really well maintaining and absorbing moisture.

But then again, they are still just colonizing so meh.


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Re: can you do pf cakes in half pint jars without brf? [Re: HelterSkelter]
    #1916081 - 09/14/03 07:09 PM (14 years, 11 days ago)

I use rye grain. You have to take long sterility precautions, but the results better for me. It is much easier in my opinion, just soak grain for 1 day, then boil for 15 min, then add to jar with 1/3 disstilled water, then pc for 45 min., then innoc. and store. Full colonization in two to three weeks.


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Re: can you do pf cakes in half pint jars without brf? [Re: THATS iT!]
    #1916120 - 09/14/03 07:23 PM (14 years, 11 days ago)

WHAT STRAINS WORK BEST? any? Is this true, you just fill jar with rye grain and what is that 1/3 cup of water? or what? More details please?


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Re: can you do pf cakes in half pint jars without brf? [Re: MOE.shrooms]
    #22353985 - 10/09/15 12:06 PM (1 year, 11 months ago)

I'm new and learning how as much as I can about of teks. I'd love the hear some up to date opinions on this old thread:? Thanks in advance!


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Re: can you do pf cakes in half pint jars without brf? [Re: Ling Ling]
    #22354315 - 10/09/15 01:30 PM (1 year, 11 months ago)

use any whole grain flour but use a pc


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Re: can you do pf cakes in half pint jars without brf? [Re: cronicr]
    #22354383 - 10/09/15 01:53 PM (1 year, 11 months ago)

I hate to be this guy but...  you can find all the answers to your questions and detailed intructions for the PF Tek method via the search bar.  There is much to read and to much to explain.

Good luck!!

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Re: can you do pf cakes in half pint jars without brf? [Re: BLINKfan420]
    #22354389 - 10/09/15 01:55 PM (1 year, 11 months ago)

I'll admit though that searching up variances of the pf tekl with other flours gets confusing...lots will say use a pc others will say don't bother some wil say wheat works better others say it's too sticky........adjustments will be needed and blah blah blah:lol:


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Re: can you do pf cakes in half pint jars without brf? [Re: cronicr]
    #22354585 - 10/09/15 03:02 PM (1 year, 11 months ago)

I'm a bit suspicious that some rye flour cakes I tried in a water bath went bacterial due to insufficient sterilization.  Not sure though, the syringe I used was from an a print that went through open air, so it's hard to say.

Rye is a bit stickier for sure.  Any flour that forms gluten will probably have a slightly inferior texture.  It's definitely workable though.

If you have a PC you might as well do grains.  There is a tendency when learning to want to go step by step.  Like, ok, whole grain PF cakes, sounds cool, but then really you're just wasting PC space sterilizing verm for no reason.


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I spawned some popcorn casings and had double-overlay cause I didn't put enough hydrogen peroxide in my automated aquarium mister.  I only got one mushroom so I cut off the head part where the seeds fall from and put it in a jar of LC and sprayed it all over a tin of PF cakes I made with gravel, cardboard, and bisquick in my microwave.  I think it will be good cause B+ is so potent.
Triggered yet?

Only a square would say "a cube is a cube."


No, this does not look right...


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Re: can you do pf cakes in half pint jars without brf? [Re: Machiavelliavore]
    #22354881 - 10/09/15 04:47 PM (1 year, 11 months ago)

That is exactly my problem! Seeing so many different people saying where the best place to start is. It's overwhelming. I didn't mean to steal this old thread so I started my own explaining things in the noob forum. I appreciate the answers already though!:smile:


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