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Signs of pinning?
    #2933910 - 07/27/04 08:58 PM (13 years, 26 days ago)

I put my first casings in my fruiting chamber on Thursday. Cold shocked them thursday night (some ice in the perlite), immediately began fanning 3-4x a day, and put a very small flourescent grow light ontop of the chamber (it runs very cool). the light runs 12/12.

I am assuming the humidity is around 95%, i have a *small* bit of moisture on the walls of it. I have been too broke to get a hygrometer yet.

The casings are done with 60/40 coir/verm. I patched them after two days, and they are looking very even as far as the myc growth goes. the cold shock seemed to really slow it down a bit (it was growing pretty fast before the cold shock).

the casings have pulled away a millimeter or two from the sides, but still feel a little moist to the touch.

What signs should I look for right before pinning? what i am seeing is mycellum starting to grow straight up and form tiny *tiny* little cone type things. they really are no thicker than a pin though.


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Re: Signs of pinning? [Re: deviation]
    #2934018 - 07/27/04 09:31 PM (13 years, 26 days ago)

Those are called hyphal knots. Most of those will turn into pins sometime real soon. Good luck!!! :smile:


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Re: Signs of pinning? [Re: QandA]
    #2934030 - 07/27/04 09:35 PM (13 years, 26 days ago)

thanks bro =) much appreciation! hopefully they all turn into pins - there are a good deal of those popping up =)


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Re: Signs of pinning? [Re: QandA]
    #2934076 - 07/27/04 09:53 PM (13 years, 26 days ago)

Hi!

How long does it usually take from pining conditions(light and fanning, fall of temperature) to pining? I am waitin for the Cambodia strain to start pin. I have made casing and immediately started to introduce air 3 times a day and light for a few hours a day. Now it's 9th day and the micelium seemed to stopped growing, although it's seen all over the surface, but it's not overlay.So, can it take more than 10 days?

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Re: Signs of pinning? [Re: mushysan]
    #2934081 - 07/27/04 09:55 PM (13 years, 26 days ago)

Yeah, sometimes it can take 2 weeks or so to pin. Just be patient. Continue to give it air and light, and make sure that the humidity is not too high. :mushroom2:


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Re: Signs of pinning? [Re: QandA]
    #2938205 - 07/28/04 11:31 PM (13 years, 25 days ago)

quick update.. today is day six since I have initiated fruiting. the hyphal knots that started showing yesterday are much more abundant today. from a side view, looking across the top of my casing, it looks like tons of 3mm tiny "posts" comming out of it. there are hundreds on each casing.

There are a handfull of spots which look like early pins.. looks like the knots blew up, and are thicker and a bit taller.

I'm thinking tomorrow is gonna be an interesting day :wink:


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Re: Signs of pinning? [Re: deviation]
    #2938593 - 07/29/04 12:45 AM (13 years, 25 days ago)

Show us some pics...It sounds like it's working!


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