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what is a wedge?
    #2752323 - 06/01/04 09:09 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

Hi i cant find the answer to this or find it in the glossary. what is a wedge? I see people give eachother wedges, is a wedge what I need if I want to start to grow oysters? how does growing from wedge work ?


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Re: what is a wedge? [Re: the_mad_scientist]
    #2752336 - 06/01/04 09:24 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

A wedge is a triangular piece of agar with mycelium growing on it measuring around 2x1 cm. A wedge is made by cutting a piece out of a colonized agar plate.

When one puts a wedge back on a fresh agar plate, the mycelium begins to grow and eventually colonizes the new agar plate.


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Re: what is a wedge? [Re: Anno]
    #2752343 - 06/01/04 09:36 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

ok I think i understand. For how long can you store a wedge? can you use it direct on grain if you dont have agar?


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Re: what is a wedge? [Re: the_mad_scientist]
    #2752477 - 06/01/04 10:44 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

When only a wedge is shipped to you, it is usually in a small plastic baggie. In this form it can be kept for months in the fridge.
It will dry out with time, so it is best to store it in a small Tupperware container in fridge.

A wedge(actually a square):


>can you use it direct on grain
Yes.


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Re: what is a wedge? [Re: Anno]
    #2752506 - 06/01/04 10:59 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)



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Re: what is a wedge? [Re: the_mad_scientist]
    #2752593 - 06/01/04 11:43 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

ok thanks.

maybe someone wants to trade\donate me a wedge to an oyster mushroom so i can get startet, ive wanted to try to grow edibles for some time now :smile:


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Re: what is a wedge? [Re: the_mad_scientist]
    #2752679 - 06/01/04 12:25 PM (16 years, 9 months ago)

PM me your adress. I wil sent you something nice. I am in the EU too, so shipping isnt too expensive.


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Re: what is a wedge? [Re: JeRiKo1]
    #2752726 - 06/01/04 12:47 PM (16 years, 9 months ago)

Thanks :smile:
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Re: what is a wedge? [Re: JeRiKo1]
    #2784926 - 06/11/04 03:03 PM (16 years, 8 months ago)

Well like spore prints, how do you "reincarnate" with these???

Does anyone know what I mean? Like when you grow with a spore print, you take the print off a cap when the 'project' is finished by placing the cap on a piece of paper with a glass over it.. But how does this process work with Wedges? and also, can someone kindly donate me a wedge please? I'm in the PNW :grin:


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