Home | Community | Message Board


Zamnesia.com
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!

Original Seeds Store Shop: Buy CBD, Cannabis Seeds, Compare CBD

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineNickster_154371
entheogen enthusiast
Male
Registered: 01/01/04
Posts: 469
Last seen: 2 months, 27 days
Beneficial to dunk cakes before casing?
    #2506192 - 04/01/04 06:17 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

My friend has heard it is beneficial to dunk a cake before casing, and hes also heard its not necessary.. What do you experts think?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisibledysphoria
lost soul

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 06/04/03
Posts: 1,651
Re: Beneficial to dunk cakes before casing? [Re: Nickster_154371]
    #2506205 - 04/01/04 06:20 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

beneficial yes, necessary no

why? more moisture for the mycelium to use when pinning and fruiting occur.
laymans meaning: bigger mushrooms/more water content.


-jb


--------------------


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineNickster_154371
entheogen enthusiast
Male
Registered: 01/01/04
Posts: 469
Last seen: 2 months, 27 days
Re: Beneficial to dunk cakes before casing? [Re: dysphoria]
    #2506221 - 04/01/04 06:28 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

Thanks. Anyone else have anything negative to say about it?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineMinimumEfrt2
enthusiast
Registered: 03/17/04
Posts: 293
Last seen: 7 years, 2 months
Re: Beneficial to dunk cakes before casing? [Re: Nickster_154371]
    #2506237 - 04/01/04 06:36 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

do you need to keep the humidity up to 95% with casings? or is that just with cakes?? or are they the same?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinelookingfora
Stranger
Registered: 01/02/04
Posts: 1
Last seen: 13 years, 2 months
Re: Beneficial to dunk cakes before casing? [Re: Nickster_154371]
    #2507432 - 04/01/04 07:24 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

Good results can also be had by breaking up the cake in a quart zip lock (as though you were going to case right then), add several ounces of distilled water, seal, and refrigerate for a while. You will find that the cake material absorbs all the water. Then case.

This can also be done after the cake has flushed once with very nice results.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleTheDrugStore

Registered: 12/23/03
Posts: 661
Loc: Hawaii Flag
Re: Beneficial to dunk cakes before casing? [Re: Nickster_154371]
    #2509797 - 04/01/04 09:38 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

I think its a waste of time from doing it before. I dunked a couple cakes that i could at the time, then birth others that where not dunked. I cased them all the same. The dunked and non-dunked came out the exact same. Big mushies and a lot of them for both cases. Im pretty sure the water in the casing subsrtate is all the mycilium needs for the first flush, and a lot of times the second.

Personally it just delays me 1 day before i get my harvest :wink:


--------------------
Penalties against drug use should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself. Nowhere is this more clear than in the laws against the possession of marijuana and mushrooms in private for personal use.


Edited by TheDrugStore (04/01/04 09:39 PM)


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

Original Seeds Store Shop: Buy CBD, Cannabis Seeds, Compare CBD

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* dunking + double case? HairyNipple 1,305 12 05/28/03 02:36 AM
by Magash
* Case a dunked Cake, good idea or bad? CamKron 1,315 4 04/14/09 07:46 PM
by Blasphemous
* A New Innovation To Dunking Cakes! MrBump 5,480 6 11/10/02 08:10 AM
by Hippie3
* cakes, casings and one terrarium
shirley knott
778 4 11/23/05 07:50 PM
by ESanceOfCyan
* Dunk cakes before crumbling to casing? Raspo 1,721 11 10/15/05 11:05 AM
by srgtm1a
* Advice on dunking your casings... MisterMyco 864 0 01/29/06 11:01 PM
by MisterMyco
* dunking a case question novicegrower185 672 1 08/04/02 07:22 PM
by stcore
* Dunking before casing... lysergic 954 6 08/14/03 06:03 PM
by OJK

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
735 topic views. 23 members, 149 guests and 44 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Avalon Magic Plants
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.032 seconds spending 0.009 seconds on 19 queries.