Home | Community | Message Board

Kraken Kratom
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!

Shop: Original Seeds Store buy cannabis seeds, Buy CBD   Amazon Brown Rice Flour

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Registered: 12/03/03
Posts: 1
Last seen: 13 years, 9 months
Very small Koh Sumai
    #2155863 - 12/03/03 05:51 PM (13 years, 11 months ago)

Everything form inoculation(brf cakes) to casing(50/50) went well. The fruiting chamber is at 74 degrees, the humidity is in the 90+ % range, air flow is good and there are no apparent contaminants.

I only half way buried the broken cakes into the casing layer. The pinset was heavy with a lot that made it to maturity. The only problem is that most of the shrooms were small. I only had three or four that made it taller than 2 inches. The rest stayed tiny but still opened.

The pics that I've seen all show bigger mushrooms.

Should I have buried the cake all the way or was it okay?

Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions?

Thanks. This has been a step by step process but I think I'm finally getting it.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlineshirley knott
not my real name
 User Gallery
Registered: 11/11/02
Posts: 9,105
Loc: London Flag
Last seen: 10 months, 11 days
Trusted Cultivator
Re: Very small Koh Sumai [Re: delacroix]
    #2155926 - 12/03/03 06:05 PM (13 years, 11 months ago)

you did fine - you grew mushrooms. congratulate yourself, and resolve to grow bigger ones next time, now you know you can do it.  :thumbup: :laugh:

they were small, cos they never were allowed to grow to their genetic potential (probably. or they were from a bonsai strain). for that, they need to be from a genetically big strain, grown on thick supplemented substrates (for example with straw and poo to eat) and given the best possible growth conditions. these were broken brf cakes, half-buried in something? how deep was the substrate layer?   


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 488
Loc: Los Angeles
Re: Very small Koh Sumai [Re: shirley knott]
    #2156146 - 12/03/03 07:28 PM (13 years, 11 months ago)

I don?t think the Koh sumai strain is particualrly small. It may not produce the monsters some strains do, but it can produce some decent sized fruits. Here?s a pic or two of a nice Koh Sumai Lami Beach cluster. The cluster contained 30+ shrooms. This cluster was taken off the second flush and as you can see is quite decent in size. Using the right substrate and depth will allow the fruits to reach their full genetic potential (which is no where near what these pics show BTW :wink:)  Peace :cool:



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Registered: 09/18/03
Posts: 1,105
Loc: Appalachia
Last seen: 7 months, 25 days
Re: Very small Koh Sumai [Re: KlingonFromUranus]
    #2156546 - 12/03/03 10:06 PM (13 years, 11 months ago)

If it makes u feel better i grew some very small koh samui's also. I thought i had too deep of a casing layer on too little of substrate. Everythng until fruiting including conditions was perfect. It was even a "super strain" print from the Hawk's eye so i assume that the print was taken from a big mofo but who knows.

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

Shop: Original Seeds Store buy cannabis seeds, Buy CBD   Amazon Brown Rice Flour

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Koh Sumai... good strain? waltersleg 995 17 08/23/04 11:01 AM
by GoaM
* Strain Discussion Thread-HERE ONLY!
( 1 2 3 4 ... 89 90 )
RogerRabbitM 265,391 1,783 06/25/09 11:59 AM
by Roadkill
* Life Span Koh Sumai MadKrazyCubensis 390 2 03/28/06 05:54 PM
by cookeman
* koh sumai fetalscab 385 1 03/17/07 02:12 AM
by blizzietomyhiz
* Cursed Koh Sumai - will not fruit HerbanShaman 673 5 01/28/05 11:33 AM
by scatmanrav
* Thailand-Koh Samui Super Strain Cubensis
( 1 2 all )
Paul808996 48,665 25 09/07/14 11:42 AM
by 3peyote3
* Thai Koh Samui / Acadian Coast / Aussie - GROW LOG [PICS] - UDATED 02.03.08 Fahkface 5,971 12 03/02/08 10:11 AM
by Fahkface
* Koh Sumai :: badtz 475 3 01/23/03 08:44 AM
by psilocybinjunkie

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
596 topic views. 28 members, 99 guests and 33 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.037 seconds spending 0.008 seconds on 19 queries.