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OfflineYGYJ
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After dunk in tap water cake is starting to BLUE
    #2210238 - 12/30/03 05:46 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Now I read somewhere this is normal to occur? What do you guys recommand my friend do when this is occurring? He's supposed to wait until the myc. form again correct? what temp do you guys recommand after the dunkage?


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Re: After dunk in tap water cake is starting to BLUE [Re: YGYJ]
    #2210414 - 12/30/03 07:45 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

did you roll in verm after dunking?
fruiting temps should be in the mid to low 70's F.


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Re: After dunk in tap water cake is starting to BLUE [Re: Hanky]
    #2210681 - 12/30/03 11:21 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

no i didn't roll it in vermaculite, is this really required? Its been 2 days since I didn't if it was reuired to do so, would this be bad?


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Re: After dunk in tap water cake is starting to BLUE [Re: YGYJ]
    #2210690 - 12/30/03 11:26 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Might be bruising.

You should see even small signs of mycelium growth (at the least) on the cake after dunking and/or putting into the Terrarium.


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Re: After dunk in tap water cake is starting to BLUE [Re: YGYJ]
    #2210727 - 12/30/03 11:52 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

you could still roll in verm now,just mist the cakes then roll in dry verm,then mist the whole thing.


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Re: After dunk in tap water cake is starting to BLUE [Re: Hanky]
    #2210734 - 12/30/03 11:57 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

so basically they are bruising since they aren't moist enough? would it hurt for me to dunk again with 1/100 bleach before I roll them in verm? by the way they are not in shapes of a jar since I used the casing 101 method. Its in a tin rectangular tray.


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Re: After dunk in tap water cake is starting to BLUE [Re: YGYJ]
    #2210784 - 12/31/03 12:18 AM (12 years, 10 months ago)

if you have already cased them,just leave them alone


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Re: After dunk in tap water cake is starting to BLUE [Re: Hanky]
    #2213391 - 01/01/04 05:10 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

well this is my 2nd batch if it works out so its been cased for a while now, I'm experiencing some cob web now I think. Very little but does this mean not enough fresh air or humidity? Oh and the cakes are no longer blue they are normal now just seeing a little cob web, they look like trool hair coming up (is this cob web)? :confused: :stoned:


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Re: After dunk in tap water cake is starting to BLUE [Re: YGYJ]
    #2214699 - 01/02/04 09:59 AM (12 years, 10 months ago)

sounds like bruising. be careful how much you're handling those cakes.

it isn't necessary to recase dunked cakes. but you'll get better results if you do.  my foafs method has been, after 1st flush dump cake in a big bowl cover with tinfoil place wieght of some sort on top to keep cake submerged and left in fridge for around 24 hours. then dump the bowl into a colander let drain a few min then gently place back in the fruiting chamber. A few days to a week later you'll start to see pins



This is 3 pf cakes crumbled/mixed with high mtn compost 2nd flush about a week after dunk

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