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!

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Agar, Rye Grain, Wild Bird Seed

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1

Registered: 04/20/99
Posts: 2,878
Last seen: 4 years, 10 months
Re: Sterilization?
    #26948 - 08/03/00 02:42 PM (17 years, 4 months ago)

Do it sometime they are gone. I don't suggest you do it since your parents don't know. If you do be carefull and don't be stupid.


..... LEGALIZE .....
See my pictures here.

Your friendly neighborhood loon

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Registered: 09/06/99
Posts: 301
Last seen: 8 years, 5 months
Re: Sterilization?
    #26950 - 08/03/00 04:35 PM (17 years, 4 months ago)

You can get Autoclavable Plastic Jars (Not sure where, JLF sells them, already prepared). If you take your substrate, pre-mix it, fill the jars, poke a hole in the top of the jar (a little bigger than usual) and then microwave for 10 minutes, let sit for 5 and then nuke it for 10 more minutes, then immediately tape the hole up and let it cool.

You may have to add extra water to compensate for the escaping steam.

I have found that microwave sterilization CAN work (I don't pressure cook my agar or liquid innoculant anymore, I just nuke it for 10 minutes and it's been working pretty damned good, however don't try to nuke rye or bird seed, you'll most likely end up with contams.

Good luck.

BTW, I have a shitty microwave too, so you may need to adjust your times more or less.

ACLU Website

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

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Agar, Rye Grain, Wild Bird Seed

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Super Sterilization (microwave)
( 1 2 3 all )
Slimz 3,679 46 11/20/07 05:01 PM
by Slimz
* sterilization without autoclave? king_ike 747 1 02/06/07 08:30 PM
by Alprazolom
* Think sterile all the time - Safety Guidelines kykeon 960 4 08/27/02 06:24 AM
by kykeon
* see thru/self sealing sterilization pouch seven 655 7 07/31/08 06:25 PM
by seven
* Sterilizing In the Microwave Godspeed 1,531 10 05/18/05 12:07 PM
by vescudero0
* All American Sterilizer (pressure cooker) - why vent? tradergordo 2,076 12 12/03/08 04:01 PM
by shroomophile
* Syringe/Needle Sterilization mitchdot 1,768 10 11/29/05 01:33 PM
by Sillicybin
* looking into an autoclave, any suggestions? sdnnet3 783 7 05/12/07 06:25 AM
by deucedbi9

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
360 topic views. 28 members, 105 guests and 23 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Crestline Sales - MycoPath
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.023 seconds spending 0.004 seconds on 18 queries.