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how should I PATCH the casing?
    #2383410 - 02/27/04 03:33 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Hey there, I got one casing (verm) made from a big PF Cake
of Ecuador, I got one question about it. I couldn't
find no where any explanation for it, so I'm posting the
question:

how should I patch the casing and where? Should I use just
straight vermiculite? Is it really necessary?

Thank you much :thumbup:


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Re: how should I PATCH the casing? [Re: Mex]
    #2383416 - 02/27/04 03:35 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Use sterile verm to cover the first few white spots that appear.


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Re: how should I PATCH the casing? [Re: dobinky]
    #2383475 - 02/27/04 03:47 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

shouldnt he moisten it before he places it on as a patching ?


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Re: how should I PATCH the casing? [Re: dobinky]
    #2383480 - 02/27/04 03:49 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

the reason people patch is to allow for an even pin set. When all the mycelium starts to poke out all over your casing when you leave it sitting overnight, its time to patch once again and then start to initiate the fruiting process.


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Re: how should I PATCH the casing? [Re: Rabbitt]
    #2383526 - 02/27/04 04:07 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Make more casing mix (you know in the microwave with some moisture)!

then just patch with it.

From now on when you make casing mix just make some extra for patching (you will need to patch a good amount when you harvest also.)


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Re: how should I PATCH the casing? [Re: dobinky]
    #2383577 - 02/27/04 04:22 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

i have a habit of making a good amount more then needed and placing it in a gallon ziplock and storing it till i need to sterilize it and use it.


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Re: how should I PATCH the casing? [Re: Rabbitt]
    #2383648 - 02/27/04 04:40 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

sure :wink: thank you all!


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