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Offlineshwowsh
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So did I just murder my cakes???
    #2026937 - 10/20/03 10:57 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

So I come home from class today, to discover that I accidently left on the lamp I use to heat up my closet.  I usually just turn it on for an hour here an there, maybe a few hours if i'm home, but I usually turn it off before I leave anywhere. But this morning, I decided that I was going to just put it on for like half an hour before I had to go, and I decided that for that half hour, I was going to put this lamp on the top shelf of my closet, where my jars are incubating, in a couple rubbermaids.  Well, guess who forgot to turn off his lamp? (hint: it was me). So I was like "shit!" I turned it off, and checked my thermometer, and it was running a temperature of 102.9 F.  So naturally I begin to worry that my weeks of colonization have just been ruined by my silly mistake.  Now I read in some FAQ, that the thermal death temp for spawn run was recorded at 106 F.  So a few questions:

1) If many of the jars were 100% colonized, are they still fine to dunk/roll?

2) if a few of the jars still got a few small spots, will they be able to continue colonizing?

3) Am I the only moron to accidently do this?  :smile: 


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Re: So did I just murder my cakes??? [Re: shwowsh]
    #2026946 - 10/20/03 11:00 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

i used to cover my incubator with an electric blanket, because i didnt think it was getting warm enough. Needless to say, all 20 of my first jars didnt make it


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Re: So did I just murder my cakes??? [Re: shwowsh]
    #2026953 - 10/20/03 11:02 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

1) try them,remember to cold shock while dunking.

2) they maybe ok...i had some jars suffer about 50% mycelium death due to a heaterpad fuckup,they recolonised the dead areas,but took ages to do so.

3)no.we all make fuck ups....just learn from it....build a 'magash' incubator.


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Re: So did I just murder my cakes??? [Re: ChopperDave]
    #2026959 - 10/20/03 11:03 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

You should be fine; just don't do it again.

If using a heating pad, make sure the bulb of the thermometer is directly on the source of heat.

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Re: So did I just murder my cakes??? [Re: ChopperDave]
    #2026960 - 10/20/03 11:04 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)


I guess they are fine. You don't lose anything trying to fruit them. Give it a try. I'm pretty sure they will fruit and the other ones will continue to colonize.

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Re: So did I just murder my cakes??? [Re: fIsh in my head]
    #2026970 - 10/20/03 11:09 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

After having so much heat for so long, I figured more of the blank spots would have been covered, but oh well. If they never finish, I still got about 10-15 jars that are good to dunk/shock/roll/birth. I really should look into an incubator, cuz this lamp business isn't very consistant.


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Re: So did I just murder my cakes??? [Re: shwowsh]
    #2027090 - 10/20/03 11:48 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)


Actually, that's not right. Cubensis mycellium colonization speed will peak at 86F . Above and below this mark, speed will be slower.

At 103F, there's almost no growth. At 106F, it's dead.

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Re: So did I just murder my cakes??? [Re: fIsh in my head]
    #2027110 - 10/20/03 11:58 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

So?

The person asked if they killed their cakes; at 103 they didn't. It's not good, but is by no means murder.

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Re: So did I just murder my cakes??? [Re: micro]
    #2027237 - 10/21/03 12:50 AM (14 years, 7 months ago)

Give it a few days and see what happens. If they stay nice and white you are good to go. If not redo and don't make the same mistake


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Re: So did I just murder my cakes??? [Re: shwowsh]
    #2027520 - 10/21/03 02:38 AM (14 years, 7 months ago)

Quote:

shwowsh said:

1) If many of the jars were 100% colonized, are they still fine to dunk/roll?

2) if a few of the jars still got a few small spots, will they be able to continue colonizing?

3) Am I the only moron to accidently do this?  :smile: 




1) yes.

2) Maybe.

3) yes. (hey wa was specific, didnt ask if we make fuck-ups lol)


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