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Amazon Shop for: ½ Pint Jars, Brown Rice Flour, Vermiculite

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Offlinecybin28
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Need help
    #3743089 - 02/07/05 12:24 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

I ordered some ready made cakes a while back, and all that they seem to be made with is fine grain vermiculite. well ever since they started to pin the mushrooms have been extremely small. could this be from the vermiculite that was with no brown rice flour?


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Re: Need help [Re: cybin28]
    #3743138 - 02/07/05 12:32 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

verm has no nutes....so they wouldnt grow in just verm


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Re: Need help [Re: Taskenti]
    #3743145 - 02/07/05 12:33 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

ok thats what i thought the problem was, triple helix is selling jars that are just all vermiculite.


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Re: Need help [Re: Taskenti]
    #3743247 - 02/07/05 12:49 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

well if they are pinning then they have nutes from some where... and really you cant really see the brown rice flour after it has been mixed with the verm


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Re: Need help [Re: Taskenti]
    #3743259 - 02/07/05 12:50 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

It sounds more like a grow space problem... what type setup do you have? How often are you fanning? whats the humidity? etc..etc...
and how long has it been in the pinning stage?


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Re: Need help [Re: Taskenti]
    #3743285 - 02/07/05 12:54 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

i have a fairly big rubbermaid container with plenty of room temp is at 78 with about 90% humidity


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Re: Need help [Re: cybin28]
    #3743315 - 02/07/05 12:58 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

that needs to be up to 99% for cakes.. its better for cakes to have 99/100 % humidity and casings to have 85-95% humidity
but being at 90% humidity I wouldnt see how that would make the mushies open to early


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Re: Need help [Re: Taskenti]
    #3743344 - 02/07/05 01:03 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

i dont know, ive had about 18 pins forming but all in all none of my mushies have reached over an inch before the've fully matured


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Re: Need help [Re: cybin28]
    #3743370 - 02/07/05 01:06 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

How many days has it been...them sitting there doing nothing?...


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Re: Need help [Re: cybin28]
    #3743954 - 02/07/05 03:31 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Quote:

cybin28 said:
ok thats what i thought the problem was, triple helix is selling jars that are just all vermiculite.




He said they wouldnt grow in verm, you said they did grow. How much BRF is a question. I also doubt you dunked and rolled your cakes. They were probably dry as hell from the colonization period.


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