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Newbie Growing Questions (filter discs, colonization, etc).?
    #2456760 - 03/21/04 10:14 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

How do synthetic filter discs work? Can I leave them on while the jars are being sterilized in a pressure cooker? Can the lid be fully sealed if there is a filter disc present? Is tin foil necessary with the filter disc present?

How can you tell when the substrate being used is fully colonized and ready for fruiting?

If I were to use Drierite as my desiccant, would it be placed in the container with the fungi (touching it?)? How much should be used?


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Re: Newbie Growing Questions (filter discs, colonization, etc).? [Re: ShroomNoob03]
    #2456938 - 03/21/04 12:17 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

scrap all those thoughts and keep it simple, lose the tops and use tin foil as the top. Once the cake it made put another 1/2 inch of vermaculite on the top (this helps prevent contam) then close it up with tin foil. Pressure cook these jars or simply boil them on a pot. Inoculate and then quickly put another layer of foil to cover the holes you made from the needle.


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