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Offlineatomic1
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Not the normal casing question
    #2187956 - 12/18/03 03:45 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

I was reading in "Growing Wild Mushrooms" by Bob Harris recently and saw a passage as follows:

by controlling the amount and level of water in a casing layer, one can determine how far up on top of the pile (he's speaking of compost piles) mushrooms will form their fruiting bodies. It is by controlling the humidity level within the casing layer that you can get the fruiting bodies to be initiated below the surface of the casing layer instead of right on top.

I recently had some texas goliads that popped up through the surface with caps the size of pennies (notice I say caps and not pinheads). Bob Harris never came out and said to what level is desirable for this. Does anyone have any thoughts on this?


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Re: Not the normal casing question [Re: atomic1]
    #2188392 - 12/18/03 06:46 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)


as long as you get shrooms, why bother?!

I guess that having pins under the casing layer could be tricky when it's time to remove aborts before they rot...

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Re: Not the normal casing question [Re: fIsh in my head]
    #2188918 - 12/18/03 11:35 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

I was just curious its not my goal


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Re: Not the normal casing question [Re: atomic1]
    #2188959 - 12/18/03 11:52 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

From my experience, too little or too much moisture can result in overlay -- I don't know if this is what he's talking about -- if it's overlayed it can look like it's pinning from the top. I think the amount of casing really determines how deep the pins form, though.

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