Home | Community | Message Board


Everything Mushrooms
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!

Shop: Original Sensible Seeds Bulk Cannabis Seeds   Left Coast Kratom Buy Kratom Extract, Kratom Powder For Sale   North Spore Bulk Substrate, Injection Grain Bag, North Spore Mushroom Grow Kits & Cultivation Supplies   PhytoExtractum Maeng Da Thai Kratom Leaf Powder   Amazon ½ Pint Jars, Agar

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineJbrady5555
Stranger
Registered: 12/10/19
Posts: 124
Last seen: 14 days, 17 hours
Rethinking my approach to starting out, advice needed.
    #26638873 - 04/30/20 01:57 PM (9 months, 28 days ago)

So I’m brand new to this hobby and have just gotten underway with making some agar plates. I actually just did my first transfer yesterday. The plan has been to bulk grow to a large tub with Bods East af tub tek. Doing bulk grows is still my end game but I’m wondering with so little experience if I should try to make a few dub tubs or maybe bods shoe box tek. I have a couple extra b plus syringes and this could help me gain grain jar experience while I’m working on getting those clean agar cultures. Maybe this little bit of experience can help me not screw up that first bulk grow batch while possibly even coming out successful. How would you all approach getting into this hobby as a complete newbie if you could look back with the knowledge you have now?


Post Extras: Filter  Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinepoisoned
untitled
I'm a teapot User Gallery


Registered: 04/17/13
Posts: 1,738
Loc: Yurop
Last seen: 8 months, 7 days
Re: Rethinking my approach to starting out, advice needed. [Re: Jbrady5555]
    #26638890 - 04/30/20 02:05 PM (9 months, 28 days ago)

Yeah, I think it's a completely valid approach to noc up some jars with MS syringe before you can do any A2G transfers. You get a practice run for everything else involved and it's not a bad thing, even if you have to trash a jar or two. You can also do some A2G transfers from that germination plate if it looks clean, it's important experience too.

Don't get tricked into getting a perfect rhizo culture on agar before doing anything else.


--------------------
How I do glass dishes


Post Extras: Filter  Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleRoger Clemency
Smile
 User Gallery

Registered: 03/23/20
Posts: 1,879
Re: Rethinking my approach to starting out, advice needed. [Re: Jbrady5555]
    #26638892 - 04/30/20 02:07 PM (9 months, 27 days ago)

You mean just going syringe to grain? You can do that but it’s always a risk since syringes aren’t necessarily sterile.

I personally would germinate spores on 2-3 plates, take some transfers from good looking spots and then use the rest of those plate to nocc up a few qts. They will be suspect since they’re from the germination plate but you’ll have something started right off that may work out.

After transfer1 plates start growing I’d take transfers from the best looking spots on them, then maybe nocc up another jar or four with wedges from those if they keep growing out clean.

Then make an LC with a wedge from the hopefully clean plates you have. Make an LI with another clean plate and get some qts colonizing in ernest.

Mono or shoe box doesn’t matter. It’s just if you wanna use your spawn together or separately. For those initial sketchy jars in that scenario I’d do shoe boxes


--------------------
There’s room at the top they are telling you still
But first you must learn how to smile as you kill


Post Extras: Filter  Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinepoisoned
untitled
I'm a teapot User Gallery


Registered: 04/17/13
Posts: 1,738
Loc: Yurop
Last seen: 8 months, 7 days
Re: Rethinking my approach to starting out, advice needed. [Re: Roger Clemency]
    #26638920 - 04/30/20 02:23 PM (9 months, 27 days ago)

He said he already started on agar. Sure MS syringe to grain is risky, but it's a way to learn while you're farming on agar. It shouldn't be a standard practice, but it's a perfectly viable training.

Shoeboxes are better than monos when you're starting IMO, since your risk is spread out.


--------------------
How I do glass dishes


Post Extras: Filter  Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleRoger Clemency
Smile
 User Gallery

Registered: 03/23/20
Posts: 1,879
Re: Rethinking my approach to starting out, advice needed. [Re: poisoned]
    #26638923 - 04/30/20 02:29 PM (9 months, 27 days ago)

I know I was just laying out what I’d do starting from scratch. The plates that are germinating now could be ready for a sketchy A2G in 10 days give or take.


--------------------
There’s room at the top they are telling you still
But first you must learn how to smile as you kill


Post Extras: Filter  Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineEnkidu
"No-Such-Person"
Male

Registered: 07/09/16
Posts: 7,535
Last seen: 4 hours, 22 minutes
Re: Rethinking my approach to starting out, advice needed. [Re: Roger Clemency] * 1
    #26638949 - 04/30/20 02:52 PM (9 months, 27 days ago)

I wouldnt go syringe to grain either

I would get clean agar then go to grain like roger said

I would do shoebox like Mushboy showed the cult

https://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php/Number/24038695


--------------------
Within You , Without You


:mushroom2::levitate::mushroom2:


Post Extras: Filter  Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineThe Mycologist
Explorer

Registered: 05/06/16
Posts: 2,587
Last seen: 2 hours, 43 minutes
Re: Rethinking my approach to starting out, advice needed. [Re: Enkidu]
    #26638955 - 04/30/20 02:57 PM (9 months, 27 days ago)

:whathesaid:

Lots of things CAN work.

But its best to not waste materials and do it right.

My first successful grow was agar to grain.

My first grow (unsuccessful) was spores to grain.

Not to mention yields will be better when you have 100% clean inoculate.


--------------------
"That you are here—that life exists, and identity;
That the powerful play goes on, and you will contribute a verse.”
― Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass
:acidfire::tmckenna:


Post Extras: Filter  Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineJbrady5555
Stranger
Registered: 12/10/19
Posts: 124
Last seen: 14 days, 17 hours
Re: Rethinking my approach to starting out, advice needed. [Re: The Mycologist]
    #26639293 - 04/30/20 05:20 PM (9 months, 27 days ago)

Thank you all for the replies. When I transfered agar to agar yesterday I scrapped the rest of the initial plates. Really wish I would have tried to knock up a few jars from those.


Post Extras: Filter  Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineLogicaL ChaosM
Ascension Energy | UFOs | 2021
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 05/12/07
Posts: 63,432
Loc: The Inexpressible... Flag
Last seen: 3 days, 15 hours
Re: Rethinking my approach to starting out, advice needed. [Re: Jbrady5555]
    #26639320 - 04/30/20 05:30 PM (9 months, 27 days ago)

Id recommend starting small with a shoebox via agar to grain to shoebox. Since youre so new, i wouodnt recommend going full-bore into a large monotub. Thatd be my advice.


--------------------
"Conscious contains the ideas, the thoughts, the building blocks behind every reality. Sentience, on the other hand, is the creative force that animates reality and experiences all possible emotions and sensations within them. Consciousness creates reality, sentience experiences reality. Together, consciousness and sentience create the totality of Creation." - Pleiadian Prophecy 2020 The New Golden Age by James Carwin

PROJECT BLUE BOOK ANALYSIS! (312 pages!) | Psychedelics & UFOs | Ready to Contact UFOs? | The Source on Mushrooms | Trippy Gematrix | Dj Teknological at BandLab.com | Fentanyl Test Kits R.I.P. Big Worm :tombstone: || Remember George Floyd (END THE POLICE STATE!) ||                                                         
:sunny::bliss::mushroom2: Oregon Eclipse Festival 2017:: Aug 19th to 21st :: Pure Paradise. :mushroom2::bliss::sunny: :rainbowdrink: Very Effective LSA Extraction Tek :rainbowdrink: | DMT Dab Bongs | UFO Technology! :shpongle:Shpongle:shpongle:  :cacti::bongload: Mescajuana - Mescaline with Marijuana | Water-Bath Cacti Tea:bongload::cacti: 


Post Extras: Filter  Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineEnkidu
"No-Such-Person"
Male

Registered: 07/09/16
Posts: 7,535
Last seen: 4 hours, 22 minutes
Re: Rethinking my approach to starting out, advice needed. [Re: Jbrady5555]
    #26639323 - 04/30/20 05:32 PM (9 months, 27 days ago)

Wont take long for them to colonize from a agar tranafer

Then if you want a quick jar cut the whole new plate up and drop the whole plate in one jar and mix it up

I would do that if i wanted a quick jar for say g2g and had a few plates or more

I also second the shoebox suggestion


--------------------
Within You , Without You


:mushroom2::levitate::mushroom2:


Post Extras: Filter  Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleRoger Clemency
Smile
 User Gallery

Registered: 03/23/20
Posts: 1,879
Re: Rethinking my approach to starting out, advice needed. [Re: Jbrady5555] * 1
    #26639329 - 04/30/20 05:34 PM (9 months, 27 days ago)

It’s good to keep plates around afterwards I’ve discovered. You never know what might happen with the receiving plate and also if you just leave them they will sometimes colonize the whole plate and then pin. Those pins make nice clones and I’ve seen some nice producing cultures come from a plate pin.
If the plates are really contaminated though then I’d toss them after getting a clean piece.


--------------------
There’s room at the top they are telling you still
But first you must learn how to smile as you kill


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

Shop: Original Sensible Seeds Bulk Cannabis Seeds   Left Coast Kratom Buy Kratom Extract, Kratom Powder For Sale   North Spore Bulk Substrate, Injection Grain Bag, North Spore Mushroom Grow Kits & Cultivation Supplies   PhytoExtractum Maeng Da Thai Kratom Leaf Powder   Amazon ½ Pint Jars, Agar

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* some casing advice needed.... gratefulredhead 813 2 05/14/01 12:30 PM
by gratefulredhead
* Post deleted by Moe Howard bigidiot 815 9 08/01/01 01:57 AM
by BrownPastures
* Expert advice needed!!!!! Anonymous 848 6 05/28/02 06:46 AM
by Anonymous
* Advice needed possible contams Ripple 901 2 07/10/02 04:58 PM
by Ripple
* Advice needed wheelerd 549 1 11/12/01 08:13 PM
by phrozendata
* Sterilize casing or not?...Expert advice needed! bassplayer74 2,293 6 12/02/01 04:13 AM
by Anonymous
* straw questions and other bits of advice needed Barbi 1,059 4 04/22/02 04:31 PM
by Barbi
* Finally Starting Out... Need Some Help Please celsius 466 1 06/01/01 10:16 AM
by *HeGz*

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, FooMan, mushboy, fahtster, LogicaL Chaos, 13shrooms, stonesun, wildernessjunkie, cronicr, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
123 topic views. 37 members, 155 guests and 26 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Print Topic ]
Search this thread:
Mycohaus
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2021 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.068 seconds spending 0.012 seconds on 16 queries.