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Offlinefunguy6063
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spores won't drop
    #2321675 - 02/10/04 05:18 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

I have tried to print with three different caps. All would not drop their spores. The strain is ecuador. I am still new at this so maybe I'm just timing it wrong. But I waited until the gills turned dark black. I'm growing using the mmgg but instead of fruiting them as cakes I am using a 2,3,and 4 cake casing using vermiculite only.Any responses would be appreciated.


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Re: spores won't drop [Re: funguy6063]
    #2321682 - 02/10/04 05:21 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

You waited a bit too long, best to print just after or as the cap opens up. If the gills are already dark, then spores are droping or have droped already.


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Re: spores won't drop [Re: funguy6063]
    #2322232 - 02/10/04 11:09 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

Ya, you want that virgin purple-gray gill color, but a fully open cap.



To get a nice dark print, cover your cap with a glass just big enough to do the job and leave it for a day or two.


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Re: spores won't drop [Re: funguy6063]
    #2322296 - 02/10/04 11:18 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

It shouldn't take much for it to drop spores - even after some sporulation you should see visible amounts.

How long did you leave the cap for printing?


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Re: spores won't drop [Re: funguy6063]
    #2322667 - 02/11/04 12:37 AM (12 years, 11 months ago)

I am growing Equador and I always wait til they start to drop the spores before taking the caps for a spore print.
I put them in a sterilized jar with the lid on loosely, in a draft-free place. I usually wait 2 days to get a nice spore print.
Good-luck


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Re: spores won't drop [Re: slammin007]
    #2323285 - 02/11/04 07:51 AM (12 years, 11 months ago)

> I always wait til they start to drop the spores before taking the caps for a spore print

Yes, that?s the way to go.


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