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Invisiblethatbig
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CONFIRMATION NEEDED PLS RESPOND
    #2669391 - 05/12/04 06:00 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Friend placed an order for compost. several ? pint jars are ready to go. when it's time to crumple up the substrate to add to the compost does there need to be any type of "layer underneath ? Example:

1. Pearlite/vermiculite on (pre moistened to field capacity) the bottom.
2. 2nd layer crumpled up mycelium and compost. (once compost is colonized then:
3. Add the casting layer, (50/50 peat moss or more compost).

Oh by the way compost is by a shroomery vendor. I've seen the cake method, and have done searches for other poo teks, Sooo 3 layers as stated above or something else?


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Re: CONFIRMATION NEEDED PLS RESPOND [Re: thatbig]
    #2669797 - 05/12/04 07:23 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

1. no bottom layer is needed
2. crumble cake with compost as evenly as you can
3. add casing layer later after the casing has colonized.


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Re: CONFIRMATION NEEDED PLS RESPOND [Re: thatbig]
    #2669827 - 05/12/04 07:27 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Agree with above except when using cakes as spawn i perfer to place in a blender and make a nice sand out them and sprinkle very evenly i find this to be the best for point to point contact. Good luck


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Re: CONFIRMATION NEEDED PLS RESPOND [Re: FallenShroom]
    #2671602 - 05/13/04 01:18 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

WoW!!!!  put them in a blender???    So in trying this bulk grow, what about incubation none needed?  An incubator is only needed for cakes is this correct?


Also if i do as you say, (and I will) (a blender) :whoa: can I case with the same material OR do i need to use 50/50 peat moss?  Thank you in advance


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Re: CONFIRMATION NEEDED PLS RESPOND [Re: thatbig]
    #2671662 - 05/13/04 01:35 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

yeah stick that shit in a blender and make yourself a blueberry shake... then sprinkle that shit, hes right! it does colonize faster!


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