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    #2267893 - 01/24/04 11:36 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Pressure Cooker, I read one of the cultivation teks and it said I could make the subsrate, put it into the jars and put them in a pot of boiling water, is a pressure cooker really necessary?  :mushroom2:


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Re: Advantages of using a... [Re: NadaNealson]
    #2267896 - 01/24/04 11:41 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

you need a pressure cooker for grains but if you do pf tek then no you dont need one


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Re: Advantages of using a... [Re: NadaNealson]
    #2267908 - 01/24/04 11:49 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

A decent pressure cooker is an excellent investment. Your chances of success are greatly improved. Also, it's likely that at some point you will want to use grains, and at that point a pc is necessary to avoid 100% contams.


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    #2267911 - 01/24/04 11:52 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Grains? Please excuse my noobness but can someone elaborate on what they are and I have one more Q if I use perlite for humidification of my terrarium do I still need a drip shield? Thanks guys this site is great...


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Re: Advantages of using a... [Re: NadaNealson]
    #2267921 - 01/24/04 11:58 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Grains are just a different type of substrate. With PF tek jars you use verm/BRF as your substrate. Examples of grain substrates are millet, WBS (wild bird seed) and popcorn. Grains remain loose and can be shaken, spreading the mycellium and allowing the jars to colonize faster. Many people will tell you that using a grain substrate will produce more potent mushrooms, but I can't back that up with my own experience (have not yet grown with grains, but I hope to soon).


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    #2267963 - 01/24/04 12:25 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

>Grains? Please excuse my noobness but can someone elaborate on what they are
Start here:
http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/3264


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    #2267966 - 01/24/04 12:28 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Thanks everybody  :thumbup:


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    #2267968 - 01/24/04 12:28 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

pressure cookers rock..definitly get one..since i got mine..i couldnt have made a better decision...


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Re: Advantages of using a... [Re: NadaNealson]
    #2267971 - 01/24/04 12:31 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

dig it no pc required--->http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat...;o=&fpart=1

not exactly geared to noobs, but still very easy! you can pm me with questions


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