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Ganja Connoiseur
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Innoculation troubles
    #2139581 - 11/27/03 04:33 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

This is my first attempt at growing mushrooms and I'm having some trouble. It has been 8 days since I innoculated and there are no signs of mycelium. I suspect the substrate is too moist. Is there any way to remedy excess moisture in substrate that has already been innoculated? Also, how little heat is required to kill spores? I fear I was also a little hasty during the cooling step.

Can anyone vouch for the integrity of the Mt. Elphie Sporelab? and what under what conditions may a spore syringe become unviable?

simply tryin to determine the problem here. Any help is greatly appreciated.


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Re: Innoculation troubles [Re: Kichy]
    #2139585 - 11/27/03 04:35 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

sounds like you cooked your spores,sorry start again....PATIENTS GRASSHOPPER.

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but i thnk everything thats pure is white?

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Re: Innoculation troubles [Re: Kichy]
    #2139727 - 11/27/03 07:18 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

8 days is nothing. worry at day 15.


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Re: Innoculation troubles [Re: shirley knott]
    #2139808 - 11/27/03 09:46 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

be patience...
start another project, just in case... !  :grin:


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Re: Innoculation troubles [Re: diacamomo]
    #2139957 - 11/27/03 11:36 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Aye. Alwyas keep backups goin!


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Re: Innoculation troubles [Re: DeeBo]
    #2139967 - 11/27/03 11:45 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

I think I was told if it feels warm to the touch it's too hot. I did that the first time I tried. Now I always let things cool overnight.

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