Home | Community | Message Board

Shroom Supply
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 for: Peat, Perlite, Rye Grain

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Registered: 07/16/01
Posts: 53
Last seen: 14 years, 10 months
Is this a sign to keep misting?
    #374267 - 08/18/01 10:10 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

I have a pinning tray of Mexi-Cubes, spawned from rye grain\perlite, and cased in
sphagnum peat.
The terrarium which they're in is humid enough to get some condensation on the walls, but
the casings still look a little dry, are pulling away from the walls, and have blued very
slightly in 2 spots, which I've heard means they're too dry. I thought they were taking a
while to pin, so I sprayed them with some 1/50 H2o2/Water. The next morning, there were
9 pins. The final count now is at 31, as they've been progressing nicely since then, but was
that a sign to mist them as well, in addition to the wet perlite layer?
I assume the humidity is already above 90%, as theres some pretty heavy condensation on
the walls.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Yes Im a realgirl ,geeesh
Female User Gallery

Registered: 05/24/99
Posts: 936
Last seen: 9 years, 7 months
Re: Is this a sign to keep misting? [Re: skab]
    #374270 - 08/18/01 10:20 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

Yes, any time they start to turn blue they are starving for water, or else you have bruised them. The pulling away can be from age, and from dehydration as well. My friend keeps her humidity high always and has very good results . :smile:

information posted is for entertainment purposes only and should not be attempted in real life

Information listed here is for entertainment only and is neither real or proven

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 133
Loc: Beyond the sun
Re: Is this a sign to keep misting? [Re: skab]
    #374554 - 08/19/01 01:32 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

My friend made this mistake when he first tried his hand at growing God's gifts a few years ago - the mistake of thinking that if you keep the relative humidity high enough in the chamber that you never have to mist, because "it's wet enough in there" - casings still can and do go dry even if the RH is damn high. It's a good idea to keep RH at 90-95% and still spray your casings lightly to moderately at least once a day until they have reached the pinning stage; from pinning to harvesting don't spray; spray fairly heavily, without moving the casing around by the force of the water, after harvesting and keep this cycle going. Casing/substrate pulling away from the sides is a very clearcut sign they need more water directly.

---- Cantara

Commanding in another world
Suddenly you hear and see
This magic new dimension

- Queensryche, "Silent Lucidity"

---- Cantara

[green]Shroomism, please don't delete this thread![/green]

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

Amazon Shop for: Peat, Perlite, Rye Grain

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* misting and humidity
( 1 2 all )
alphacom 1,520 22 12/21/08 12:47 PM
by alphacom
* Cool Mist - Enough Humidity? sudont 1,074 9 02/22/06 11:05 AM
by Oatman2000
* Misting and Humidity in Casings donkeyballs 420 4 03/04/05 10:59 AM
by Holydiver
* Cool mist humidifier?humidity level casper702 793 2 09/14/03 12:20 AM
by THATS iT!
* casing misting and humidity longbong 640 1 05/29/01 11:14 AM
by puscle
* misting and humidity Remi 380 2 11/03/04 06:34 PM
by Remi
* Casing dehydrating with humidity too High? agentjrr 1,071 5 06/10/04 05:45 PM
by charvo
* why wont humidity go above 77% embrace 665 6 12/09/04 04:40 PM
by scatmanrav

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, Prisoner#1, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, EvilMushroom666, cronicr, PussyFart
594 topic views. 23 members, 125 guests and 35 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.029 seconds spending 0.001 seconds on 14 queries.