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Invisiblefict
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... Did I just... Did I just see that??
    #2541376 - 04/08/04 11:55 PM (14 years, 16 days ago)

After a few years of unfulfilled aspirations, I finally found myself in a situation amiable to mushroom growing. So, being my first-ever grow, you can probably understand the level of excitement surrounding those little jars. The jars, however, stalled (14 days in / >95% colinization). After doing a bit of reading, I picked one of those half-pint suckers and smacked it upside down against my desk, and placed him back in his happy home -- a tub-in-tub incubator.

Less than an hour later, my anticipation got the better of me, and so I once again picked up that one particular jar. To my utter amazement, the quarter-sized, uncolonized spot on the bottom of the jar had almost entirely closed in on itself, joyous little web of mycellium swimming about in a sea of brown rice flour and vermiculite.

"Holy crap!" I thought to myself, "this stuff moves so fast, why... Why I bet I could *SEE* it move!"

So, I picked up a 50mm camera lens and flipped it over to use as a loupe. Since the room is a bit dark, I turned on a blinding halogen lamp and took a peak. In the process of doing so, I inadvertantly managed to focus the light from the lamp onto a 1/2 cm square of the jar. As I looked through the makeshift loupe ... *Pop* *pop* *pop*

Little reddish brown heads on little teeny tiny white stalks popped up and crawled across the surface of that half-centimeter. Granted, I'm aware that I shouldn't be initiating pinning quite yet, and I'm not sure if these little buggers are pins or primordia or what. Like I said, it's my first grow. But hot damn, that was really fucking cool to see!

... Just thought I'd let you share in my joy!


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Re: ... Did I just... Did I just see that?? [Re: fict]
    #2541390 - 04/08/04 11:59 PM (14 years, 16 days ago)

Did you eat mushrooms prior to investigating jars?

Also what the hell is a Loupe?


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Nice! [Re: fict]
    #2541396 - 04/09/04 12:00 AM (14 years, 16 days ago)

Thats awesome  :mushroom2:, I cant wait to start growing mine! Uber Excitement!


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Re: ... Did I just... Did I just see that?? [Re: Kommunist]
    #2541399 - 04/09/04 12:01 AM (14 years, 16 days ago)

1. No. I ate vegetable lasagna! It was delicious!
2. A loupe is a device typically used to view small objects like diamonds or jewels or photographic negatives. Higher magnification than a magnifying glass, less cumbersome than a microscope.


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Re: ... Did I just... Did I just see that?? [Re: fict]
    #2541546 - 04/09/04 12:30 AM (14 years, 16 days ago)

It's probably like seeing the first steps of Your kid... :mushroom2: :smile: :mushroom2:

I have heard stories of mushrooms *popping* thru the layer of leaves and  other organic material, leaving an impression that they grow in a second :smile: I don't know how to precisely explain it - it's when the mushroom has grown underneath, as it grows, the pressure grows too and when the layer covering it cant take it anymore the mushroom *pops* through it, jumping into daylight. But this probably is one of those urban myths again... Never seen that happen myself.


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Re: ... Did I just... Did I just see that?? [Re: fict]
    #2542343 - 04/09/04 06:29 AM (14 years, 16 days ago)

I must be trippin' if fict isn't. Because in the immortal words of Towlie, "I have no idea what's going on"


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Re: ... Did I just... Did I just see that?? [Re: fict]
    #2542719 - 04/09/04 10:26 AM (14 years, 16 days ago)

I call shenanigans!!!  :nonono: :razz:


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Re: ... Did I just... Did I just see that?? [Re: fict]
    #2542967 - 04/09/04 12:13 PM (14 years, 16 days ago)

Yeah, I don't see that happening... but if it does, i'm busting out my camera lens when it comes time to make my jars pin...


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Re: ... Did I just... Did I just see that?? [Re: jarofgreen]
    #2544194 - 04/09/04 06:26 PM (14 years, 15 days ago)

I'm not even going to respond to this crap!  Oh wait...I just did!  :smirk:


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Re: ... Did I just... Did I just see that?? [Re: Kommunist]
    #2544272 - 04/09/04 06:49 PM (14 years, 15 days ago)

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Kommunist said:
Did you eat mushrooms prior to investigating jars?

Also what the hell is a Loupe?





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    #2544409 - 04/09/04 07:37 PM (14 years, 15 days ago)

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Re: ... Did I just... Did I just see that?? [Re: ]
    #2544435 - 04/09/04 07:49 PM (14 years, 15 days ago)

A magnifying thing.


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