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OfflineShroomNoob03
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I'm sterilizing my jars, did i mess them up??
    #3697270 - 01/29/05 09:02 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

They've been steaming for about a half hour now. I used tin foil lids and when I lifted the pot lid the tin foil looked almost burnt and dirty. The foil was also puffed up a little bit. I think it got all discoloured because the steam was so hot.

I did have it on high for away and it was running low on water. I turned it from "simmer" to low. The simmer on my stove is almost a rolling boil so you can see why I turned it down. Do you guys think my jars will still be alright to inoculate once cool to the touch??

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Re: I'm sterilizing my jars, did i mess them up?? [Re: ShroomNoob03]
    #3697290 - 01/29/05 09:10 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I think maybe some water droplets landed on the lids from boiling and evaporated so fast from the heat that it left a slight brownish stain. Whachaguys think?

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Re: I'm sterilizing my jars, did i mess them up?? [Re: ShroomNoob03]
    #3697607 - 01/29/05 11:22 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

i burnt my tin foil on my first try to, i incoculated jars and they came out fine. as long as the substrate and jars are ok. it should be fine. i burnt the shit out of my tin foil too. half of it was charred black.


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Re: I'm sterilizing my jars, did i mess them up?? [Re: JTHM]
    #3697609 - 01/29/05 11:22 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

i waited about 8-10 hours


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Re: I'm sterilizing my jars, did i mess them up?? [Re: JTHM]
    #3697656 - 01/29/05 11:39 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

how long are you going to boil?


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