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    #2840667 - 06/29/04 06:43 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

i been wanted to get some grow bags to spawn to hmc and then case with coco coir how meny should i get to get and estimaited 1lb dry


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Re: grow bags [Re: onetime]
    #2841754 - 06/30/04 12:53 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

I'll take a shot at this.

Dry substrate conversion to dry mushrooms is about 10%. To get 1 pound of mushrooms you would need 10 pounds of dry compost. Compost ready to go is about 65-70% water (which I assume High Mountain Compost is). So you need about 15 pounds of hydrated compost to get 1 pound of dry mushrooms.


A good minimum spawn rate is about 10% by weight of compost. A small Rye mycobag contains about 1 pound of spawn. Corn, grain based and straw mycobags should also work.

So 2 small mycobags and 15 pounds of compost should do the trick. The extra spawn will speed colonization.

This is just a rough estimate of a good yield under optimal conditions. Nutrients added with the rye spawn was not calculated into the final harvest weight. With luck/skill more than a pound of mushrooms is possible using the above amounts.


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Re: grow bags [Re: Workman]
    #2843466 - 06/30/04 02:20 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

ok thanks i might try four bags spawned to 25 lbs hmc just to be safe


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