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!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
who run it
 User Gallery

Registered: 05/30/03
Posts: 2,459
Loc: dx/dt
straw help
    #3278253 - 10/26/04 06:18 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I pasteurized straw for an hour and half to what i thought was 170 degrees. The straw took up the full volume of the pot save 3 inches. I guess some irregular heating took place. One side was 152 degrees, the other side was maintained 170-180 degrees. Immediatly following removing the straw i jammed the thermometer in different parts. I found temperature varied from 160-190 degrees. Should i just throw this straw out and try using less straw in the next pasteurization or will this be ok?

better living through chemistry

OVERGROW the government!!

it's not a war on drugs, it's a war on personal freedom, ok, thats what it is.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Brainy Smurf

Registered: 05/08/04
Posts: 11,483
Loc: Flag
Last seen: 5 years, 3 months
Trusted Cultivator
Re: straw help [Re: derx]
    #3278292 - 10/26/04 06:40 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

It will probably be ok based on my experiences with straw. I pasturized two Mesh bags just guess at the temp being around 170 for 1 1/2 hours using half boiling water and half hot tap water in a tub in tub incubator with a blanket over it. Both bags colonized all 6 casings I made out of them just fine and are currently fruiting. I should go get some picks.. Two are ready to harvest..

"life is like a drop of rain getting closer and closer to falling into a lake, and then when you hit the lake there is no more rain drop, only the lake."

Growing with bags, start to finish (including my new grain and substrate prep)
Anyone looking to start bulk tubs/mono tubs/shotgun hybrids? Good tubs to use..
How I do grain (old still good tips)
Turn your closet into a fruiting chamber
Casing layer colonization and overlay

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
 User Gallery
Registered: 01/30/03
Posts: 2,436
Loc: Wiki, Kentucky
Re: straw help [Re: derx]
    #3278538 - 10/26/04 09:53 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

my friend lightly boils a large pot with straw in it for 45 mins and has never had a prob....

Today?s Pig is Tomorrow?s Bacon

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Registered: 12/05/03
Posts: 162
Loc: everywhere
Last seen: 12 years, 4 months
Re: straw help [Re: derx]
    #3278802 - 10/26/04 11:34 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

it should be fine... but I try not to go over 180, supposedly it can kill beneficial bacteria.
The lower the temperature the longer the pasturization must take place. and vica versa. So if one side was 150 and another was 170, 1 hr 30 min sounds like a good middle ground.

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

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* help with straw, please Anonymous 530 7 03/04/03 01:15 PM
by deanofmean
* Hmmm... Straw or compost? Splat 2,183 14 03/06/02 10:49 AM
by mycofile
* How to Make A Straw Based Substrate
( 1 2 all )
LanaM 8,516 23 08/13/13 04:16 PM
by saskuats
* WANTED wheat straw tek for site dimitri211 2,485 5 07/21/01 02:20 PM
by Anno
* ELECTRIC BLANKET INCUBATOR agar 1,200 0 12/02/04 01:15 PM
by agar
* temperature sancho 795 17 02/25/03 04:56 PM
by hsalf
* dung/straw tek.... cant get straw, is this a viable sub? ahel 981 9 08/16/03 01:41 PM
by deanofmean
* Straw - Casing to Fruiting - How Long? babyshroom 1,390 8 03/07/02 07:43 PM
by babyshroom

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
362 topic views. 13 members, 102 guests and 7 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Coca Leaf Shop
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.194 seconds spending 0.139 seconds on 31 queries and 0.034 seconds on Sphinx.