Home | Community | Message Board


Mycohaus
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!

Amazon Shop for: Oyster Shell, Peat, pH Test Strips

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineAlbacore
Jedi Knight

Registered: 02/03/04
Posts: 19
Last seen: 13 years, 9 days
Casings?
    #2310243 - 02/06/04 11:45 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Im assuming a casing is the larger tray covered with substrate instead of the cakes. I was wondering though, how is everythign sterilized and kept that way if its out in the open on a tray? I tried the cakes and had descent reslts, but id like to cultivate a large ammount. thanks


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Anonymous

Re: Casings? [Re: Albacore]
    #2310250 - 02/06/04 11:47 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Pasturize the casing its better and also you keep the casing in a fruiting chamber just like cakes so I dont understand your question


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinechachastud
Stranger
Registered: 01/11/04
Posts: 6
Last seen: 13 years, 1 month
Re: Casings? [Re: Albacore]
    #2310375 - 02/07/04 01:40 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Guys...this is a great question...
i've been searching these logs for the information on casing. I can't find anything though. Nothing that is a really good breakdown for a novice.
Can anyone direct me in the right direction?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineAnnoA
Experimenter
 User Gallery

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 06/18/99
Posts: 24,122
Loc: my room
Last seen: 2 days, 14 hours
Re: Casings? [Re: chachastud]
    #2310384 - 02/07/04 01:42 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinebluhoney
Yes Im a realgirl ,geeesh
Female User Gallery

Registered: 05/24/99
Posts: 936
Last seen: 10 years, 1 month
Re: Casings? [Re: Albacore]
    #2310481 - 02/07/04 02:23 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

The casing layer doesnt have any nutritional value to most contaminants and the ph level with lime added helps aid in this. The casing layer keeps a protective barrier to some extent from bad stuff coming in contact with the substrate layer. But you still have to keep everything clean. Green mold and cobweb mold can even attack the casing layer. Casings are just another way to get bulk flushes, the aseptic practices are still kept.:)bluhoney


--------------------
Information listed here is for entertainment only and is neither real or proven


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineTeon
Chemist/Self-AppointedFAQ Facist
Male

Registered: 03/16/02
Posts: 321
Loc: Here
Last seen: 8 years, 3 months
Re: Casings? [Re: bluhoney]
    #2310528 - 02/07/04 02:36 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

I'd just like to add that Greenies and Trich not only can attack the casing layer, but a peat based casing layer amy actually increase your chance of encountering these contams.

Also, the function of the casing layer is to provide an ideal microclimate and texture for primordia formation.


--------------------
No statements made in any post or message by myself should be construed to mean that I am now, have ever been, or will at any future time will be participating in or considering participation in any activities in violation of any legal statue; be it local, state, or federal law. All posts are works of fiction, and are intended for entertainment purposes only.

Don't just assume anything I or anyone else says is true. Test it for yourself. See if it's true.
Generate more useful information. The world is running desperately low on it.





Edited by Teon (02/07/04 02:38 AM)


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineExtravagantDream
Beacon in theDarkness
 User Gallery

Registered: 10/24/02
Posts: 1,271
Loc: Somewhere in the Local Su...
Last seen: 9 years, 9 months
Re: Casings? [Re: Teon]
    #2310584 - 02/07/04 02:56 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

not may but will increase chances of Trichoderma


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineDexter666
journeyman
Registered: 09/13/02
Posts: 77
Loc: NH
Last seen: 13 years, 1 day
Re: Casings? [Re: ExtravagantDream]
    #2334540 - 02/14/04 03:49 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

So by using the 50/50 tek casing your chances of green mold is increased? that sucks because i hear the 50/50 is the best casing for growth out there, if i use the 50/50+ which contains both oyster shell and hydrated lime will my chances of sucess increase and chances of mold decrease as the lime helps keep out contams or so i read?


--------------------
Just say NO to police searches!


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

Amazon Shop for: Oyster Shell, Peat, pH Test Strips

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* casing experiment (turned into a sucessful MINI CASING!) NEW PICS!! katfish 2,031 18 11/26/07 03:14 AM
by katfish
* 50/50 Casing Lime Alternative? BipolarRocket 1,317 11 08/15/07 06:38 PM
by TheDrake
* Coco Fiber casing + Lime? Eightball 729 2 11/01/01 03:39 AM
by Eightball
* Re: Green mold in casing Anonymous 1,003 2 12/30/99 12:29 AM
by Anonymous
* new to casing squarepeg 495 4 12/31/02 01:12 PM
by squarepeg
* casing made from contaminated cakes KidTripper02 1,325 4 09/04/03 12:15 AM
by KidTripper02
* Hydrated lime or Crushed Oyster shell for casing ? terified 3,434 8 08/25/01 02:25 AM
by Anno
* sudden problems with my casing E Tard 601 4 06/17/01 12:56 PM
by E Tard

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, Prisoner#1, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, EvilMushroom666, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl
519 topic views. 40 members, 172 guests and 25 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
The Spore Depot
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.021 seconds spending 0.001 seconds on 14 queries.