Home | Community | Message Board


FreeSpores.com
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 CBD, Cannabis Seeds, Compare CBD   Amazon ½ Pint Jars

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflinepsilocyberV
old hand

Registered: 06/09/99
Posts: 1,811
Last seen: 4 days, 1 hour
Re: Is *any* light required at various stages?
    #22302 - 06/27/00 11:25 AM (17 years, 28 days ago)

Post deleted by administrator.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleLinkA
Intrinsically No Good

Registered: 07/29/99
Posts: 2,311
Loc: Lost Woods, Hyrule
Re: Is *any* light required at various stages?
    #22304 - 06/27/00 11:25 AM (17 years, 28 days ago)

while in the colonizing stage, they need NO light. i keep mine in complete darkness. when you're ready to fruit them, then they should have a little. don't need much, just enough that you can see them. light isn't that big of a deal. people worry about it a lot, and it's one of the smallest details in the process.

Link

------------------
How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of good will.
-Albert Einstein



--------------------
Wonder had gone away, and he had forgotten that all life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference betwixt those born of real things and those born of inward dreamings, and no cause to value the one above the other.  -- H.P. Lovecraft "The Silver Key"


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleLinkA
Intrinsically No Good

Registered: 07/29/99
Posts: 2,311
Loc: Lost Woods, Hyrule
Re: Is *any* light required at various stages?
    #22305 - 06/27/00 11:26 AM (17 years, 28 days ago)

damn, you beat me :wink:

------------------
How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of good will.
-Albert Einstein



--------------------
Wonder had gone away, and he had forgotten that all life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference betwixt those born of real things and those born of inward dreamings, and no cause to value the one above the other.  -- H.P. Lovecraft "The Silver Key"


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineRu
member
Registered: 04/18/00
Posts: 131
Last seen: 15 years, 4 months
Re: Is *any* light required at various stages?
    #22306 - 06/27/00 11:27 AM (17 years, 28 days ago)

During colonization i usuall place jars on a heating pad on low in a pitch black cabinate. After they are fully colonized and you birth them birth meaning give light upon and start the growing porcess of mature mushrooms. Id say enough light to see them while growing 8-12 hours a day if you ar not using sun light thats fine anylight will do i sugest incondesent just becasue florecent lights blink on and off 60 times a sec if you live in the US. Incondecent lights are just regular bulbs that you find anywhere(they are closer to natural light)


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineMud
member

Registered: 04/06/00
Posts: 45
Last seen: 15 years, 11 months
Re: Is *any* light required at various stages?
    #22307 - 06/27/00 04:34 PM (17 years, 27 days ago)

"While they are colonizing they NEED to be in complete darkness"

I take mine out the box like every day to see how they're doing and they're usually OK. Would they be happier if i quit doing this?



--------------------
======================

"Flying Dick"

I can't drive
And now my index finger
Shows up in my nose.




Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleLinkA
Intrinsically No Good

Registered: 07/29/99
Posts: 2,311
Loc: Lost Woods, Hyrule
Re: Is *any* light required at various stages?
    #22308 - 06/27/00 08:56 PM (17 years, 27 days ago)

Light isn't really going to hurt them during the colonization phase. the only adverse effects you might get are premature fruiting. unless that starts happening, i wouldn't worry about it.

Link

------------------
How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of good will.
-Albert Einstein



--------------------
Wonder had gone away, and he had forgotten that all life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference betwixt those born of real things and those born of inward dreamings, and no cause to value the one above the other.  -- H.P. Lovecraft "The Silver Key"


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Anonymous

Re: Is *any* light required at various stages?
    #22309 - 06/27/00 09:45 PM (17 years, 27 days ago)

I have jars that are in total light 24/7 during germination and colonization. It makes no difference. The mycellium is blind.
A little blue light is helpful to promote morphisis but basically, if they are getting even a couple hours of filtered, natural light a day, you should be ok.

------------------
Visit the Spore Lab at: http://www.sunshine.net/www/1700/sn1730
It's a trip you'll never forget!



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

Shop: Original Seeds Store Buy CBD, Cannabis Seeds, Compare CBD   Amazon ½ Pint Jars

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Adding fresh grain when casing?
( 1 2 all )
River77 2,212 21 06/18/09 08:43 PM
by OogieBoogie
* light requirements? dazedkraut 510 6 09/18/05 04:29 PM
by Androctonus
* Scaffolding required in order to pin? Shroomasta 1,247 5 05/16/02 02:18 AM
by Shroomasta
* Light Required? Libertycapper 375 3 12/04/04 01:20 PM
by dobinky
* different requirements in different stages of development (cubes and possibly others) spacel0rd 274 0 08/24/08 06:04 AM
by spacel0rd
* can't find the required materials for casing where I live easyskunkin 479 7 02/13/04 03:09 PM
by
* does this look like early stages of mycelium? (pics)
( 1 2 3 all )
freemynd 4,295 47 07/04/07 05:38 PM
by shr00m3r
* Fruting stage - Pls help
( 1 2 all )
carbonsteel 2,543 30 05/18/09 08:26 AM
by Doc_T

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
551 topic views. 18 members, 92 guests and 33 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Original Seeds Store - Cannabis Seeds
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.019 seconds spending 0.005 seconds on 15 queries.