Home | Community | Message Board


Azarius
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop: Coir, Vermiculite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Offlinethrice
Stranger

Registered: 12/27/02
Posts: 164
Last seen: 12 years, 14 days
Some casings more contam resistant than others??
    #1942310 - 09/22/03 10:14 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

In your experience, do some casing layers resist contams better than others? If so which ones? Thanks.


--------------------
"I've got high friends in places".


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinekukusz
Owner of belowhot monkey!

Registered: 05/10/03
Posts: 519
Loc: East Coast
Last seen: 7 years, 8 months
Re: Some casings more contam resistant than others?? [Re: thrice]
    #1942429 - 09/22/03 10:42 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Straight verm obviously... other than that it depends a lot on what kindof coir you use, or whetever casing type you decide to have. It also depends on how you prepare it, etc. For a first time casing, just maybe use straight verm, never really noticed it being worse than any other casing. For verm to contam you essentially have to crap in it or something.


--------------------
All of my posts are for discussion purposes only. All posts concerning cultivation of mushrooms refer to legal gourmet mushrooms only. Yes, I support monkey-human relationships.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinethrice
Stranger

Registered: 12/27/02
Posts: 164
Last seen: 12 years, 14 days
Re: Some casings more contam resistant than others?? [Re: kukusz]
    #1942506 - 09/22/03 11:03 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

So would a 50/50 verm and coir be pretty resistant? I've had success with jiffy mix but I have to work pretty hard to keep the web at bay, and I was just wondering if something would be easier. Thanks.


--------------------
"I've got high friends in places".


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinekukusz
Owner of belowhot monkey!

Registered: 05/10/03
Posts: 519
Loc: East Coast
Last seen: 7 years, 8 months
Re: Some casings more contam resistant than others?? [Re: thrice]
    #1942517 - 09/22/03 11:07 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

IM(Friend's)E, 50/50 coir is contam prone, but others don't seem to have any trouble. I've seen straight verm last through like 8 flushes on straw/poop, and verm/coir usually goes bad before then. Again, though, this is just what I have observed. Many casings are discussed here, but coir/verm seems to be the favorite, so give it a shot.


--------------------
All of my posts are for discussion purposes only. All posts concerning cultivation of mushrooms refer to legal gourmet mushrooms only. Yes, I support monkey-human relationships.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflinefIsh in my head
fadedstar

Registered: 01/25/03
Posts: 1,132
Loc: 4500 ASL
Last seen: 2 days, 4 hours
Re: Some casings more contam resistant than others?? [Re: kukusz]
    #1942699 - 09/23/03 12:00 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)


  Never used anything else than a coir/verm casing layer and so far, most of the times I get contamination signs after the second flush.  Since I'm most of the time very anxious about starting a new casing, I never try to fight the contam so I clean some space in the terrarium :laugh:

.fs.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop: Coir, Vermiculite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Contam resistant strain? unusual agar growth. *pics* waixingren 1,256 3 06/25/05 02:11 AM
by waixingren
* How contam resistant is a casing? thremix 534 4 08/16/05 07:32 PM
by Sillypcybin
* Problems with Casing contam lemunhed 825 4 04/26/05 06:53 PM
by goofy98
* Contam resistant strain TreeofLife 934 1 11/28/01 11:23 AM
by puscle
* What is the MOST contam resistant substrate? Baby_Hitler 1,388 6 07/17/02 03:12 PM
by mile69
* Whats the best grain as far as contam resistance?
( 1 2 all )
tekramrepus 2,152 23 08/25/03 08:43 AM
by buu
* casing contam problems.
( 1 2 all )
etam 1,425 24 01/17/07 11:48 PM
by MajorDick
* Lost 3 tubs to Casing Contam..wtf?! Weed_Indicated 905 9 02/13/08 09:30 PM
by large_dose

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
597 topic views. 25 members, 93 guests and 52 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Vaposhop
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.029 seconds spending 0.006 seconds on 19 queries.