Home | Community | Message Board


High Mountain Compost
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

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Invisiblemonkeyman2020
Stranger
Registered: 10/26/04
Posts: 31
Beginner question...
    #3681005 - 01/26/05 01:40 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Hey, I've been reading up non-stop and a few days ago (last Thursday) I inoculated my first jars ever using a custom technique described by someone I bought materials from.

I'm using two jars, and one of them showed healthy mycelium growth all around the edge of the jar after 2 days. The other, however, has still not shown any mycelium growth, almost a week later. It seems perfectly healthy in terms of contamination... I see absolutely nothing but substrate. I prepared each jar exactly the same way. Should I be worried? Or should I just be patient? Is it common for jars that are exactly the same to behave so differently? Thanks ahead of time, and I apologize for the "n00bism" of my question.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineKGB920
KGB

Registered: 01/23/05
Posts: 131
Loc: New York City
Last seen: 12 years, 10 months
Re: Beginner question... [Re: monkeyman2020]
    #3681032 - 01/26/05 01:45 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

i do not have much experience either, but what i would say is wait another until saturday and if nothing is growing then you probably have a problem.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlineibreaktheglass
Stranger
Registered: 01/25/05
Posts: 9
Last seen: 12 years, 6 months
Re: Beginner question... [Re: KGB920]
    #3681094 - 01/26/05 02:01 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

It can take up to 2 weeks to see the first signs of growth. Dont panic just yet.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblemonkeyman2020
Stranger
Registered: 10/26/04
Posts: 31
Re: Beginner question... [Re: ibreaktheglass]
    #3705232 - 01/31/05 01:38 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Alright, now the second jar's mycelium is "knotting" in areas at the top of the jar, which I've heard is a good sign... and the first jar is still completely mycelium-growth free. Again, no sign of contam or ANYTHING inside the jar aside from the substrate.

We're probably going to be putting the contents of the healthy jar in the fruiting chamber in a few days. Should we just forget it and dump the second jar if there's nothing by then?

Thanks ahead of time.


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

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Beginner Questions. (help) :) oO_wombat_Oo 687 4 03/16/02 02:56 AM
by Zen Peddler
* Re: Question about birdseed substrate... Anonymous 739 2 12/25/99 12:01 AM
by Anonymous
* Substrate shelf life and control jar questions paranoid2 709 2 06/01/02 04:07 PM
by C12H17N204P
* Casing Question?? bluelou 466 3 08/07/02 08:41 AM
by Anno
* spawn/substrate questions Amoeba665 947 1 09/02/01 07:29 PM
by Anno
* Re: VERY FAST COLONIZING SUBSTRATE RECIPIE!!!!! Ishmael 3,237 19 06/04/00 11:28 AM
by bluhoney
* yet another casing question needadvice 561 4 05/26/02 08:31 PM
by ChromeCrow
* Re: A few beginner questions....... younger now 331 2 04/01/00 11:03 PM
by younger now

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
481 topic views. 27 members, 109 guests and 17 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Vaposhop
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.215 seconds spending 0.155 seconds on 31 queries and 0.034 seconds on Sphinx.