Home | Community | Message Board

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!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
 User Gallery

Registered: 02/07/04
Posts: 1,046
Last seen: 6 years, 3 months
stripes on stems
    #2555577 - 04/13/04 06:23 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I've seen brown stripes on growing shrooms before, mostly on ecuador, but on others as well to a lesser degree. Lately, I've seen this on eq's grown off straw where the fruits were larger than previously seen.

Except that the stripes are starting to cave into the stem of the shrooms. Not healthy looking. I always thought it was just coloring, but it is having an effect on maturing fruits. Has anyone else seen this?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Registered: 01/26/03
Posts: 1,640
Loc: #108768 in line...
Re: stripes on stems [Re: mockeylock]
    #2555657 - 04/13/04 06:38 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Now, I have seen colored stems on a few strains of Cubensis, and have seen the stripes you talk about also. I think it is the result of the natural coloring accentuated by excess water absorbtion. The extra water makes it look darker. If you actually have "soft spots" on the stems, then that is bad.

Coloring is normal, odd shaped mushrooms and mangled stems are also common. Caved in portions of the stem are not. Try cutting your humidity back a bit. It does appear you have a bit of excess mycelium on the stem bases which usually indicates high humidity. Higher than normal fruiting temperatures can also cause mushrooms to grow faster, but have thin hollow stems.

To give is to live...

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

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Stripe down the stem mushboyS 1,049 6 04/11/06 02:19 AM
by thedman
* Brown stripes on my stems! TheDude1234 3,317 9 03/29/02 04:53 PM
by MrNobody
* The brown stripes on stems that show up sometimes SumGuy 1,127 1 03/03/02 07:47 AM
by Nighted
* Lines *DELETED* Psilovibe 920 6 06/24/05 06:51 PM
by KlingonFromUranus
* Stripe down Pin CACA 811 8 09/25/01 11:44 AM
* Spotted, striped, and notched shrooms *PICS* ChuangTzu 1,219 5 03/23/05 03:56 AM
by ChuangTzu
* brown stripes on stem? nosfir 1,084 2 05/17/01 01:18 PM
by Todcasil
* black pin stripe SumGuy 802 1 11/02/01 10:36 AM
by Osh_Kosh_BGosh

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, Prisoner#1, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, EvilMushroom666, cronicr, PussyFart
935 topic views. 13 members, 56 guests and 25 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Marijuana Demystified
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.025 seconds spending 0.005 seconds on 14 queries.