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pine needles ?
    #1932551 - 09/19/03 03:25 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

i was wondering if you could use pine needles as a casing or substrate?
has anyone?
if you can, what kind of shrooms would be ideal?
would they be any good for cyans?


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Re: pine needles ? [Re: ]
    #1932665 - 09/19/03 03:48 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Personally I think that pine needles are to acidic to put in substrate, but that is just a guess.


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Re: pine needles ? [Re: casper702]
    #1933317 - 09/19/03 07:33 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Yes the oils in pine needles takes a long time to break down and also have a low pH, so just dont use them unless they have been composting for a couple years.


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Re: pine needles ? [Re: canabza]
    #1934120 - 09/20/03 01:59 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

yes VERY acidic.
there is a term for why nothing grows on the floor of a forest underneath pines, i forget what it is...


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Re: pine needles ? [Re: DanKnugget]
    #1934604 - 09/20/03 04:54 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

thx all
looks like i'll be giving them a miss :thumbup:


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Re: pine needles ? [Re: ]
    #1936091 - 09/20/03 07:33 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

I doubt that pine needles contain enough nutrients to be used as a substrate.


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Re: pine needles ? [Re: Shamanorrhea]
    #1936133 - 09/20/03 07:55 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

How do Amanita Muscaria's grow from pine needles then?


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Re: pine needles ? [Re: ]
    #1936136 - 09/20/03 07:56 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Disregard this post,sorry,I meant no harm,and I was not trying to be a postwhore!!!!!!!!!


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