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Offlinewindex
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Too much humidity?
    #376330 - 08/22/01 12:26 PM (17 years, 2 months ago)

is it possable for the terr. to be too humid, my cakes (next time im trying casing) started out producing tall gracefull looking mushrooms... still producing those, just a lot less, and a lot more aborts, when i pick the aborts off they seem water logged? should i cut down on the misting? maybe leave the top off for a couple hours? thanks in advance

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Invisiblepuscle
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Re: Too much humidity? [Re: windex]
    #376339 - 08/22/01 12:39 PM (17 years, 2 months ago)

How are you humidifying now? Perlite? Just misting? Are your cakes sitting directly on the perlite?



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Re: Too much humidity? [Re: puscle]
    #376505 - 08/22/01 04:47 PM (17 years, 2 months ago)

sorry about lack of details, im usually really good with that sort of thing, i was getting ready to leave for work - im using perlite, i mist it once every other day, and add steaming water once a week and a half, and no the cakes arent directly on the perlite.

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Re: Too much humidity? [Re: windex]
    #376509 - 08/22/01 05:01 PM (17 years, 2 months ago)

steaming water is very bad. you need to mist at least once
a day. humidity doesnt create waterlogged shrooms. the
cakes are getting too much water.


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Re: Too much humidity? [Re: windex]
    #376521 - 08/22/01 05:25 PM (17 years, 2 months ago)

Shitcan the mistings and if possible increase fresh air exchange.



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Re: Too much humidity? [Re: puscle]
    #376575 - 08/22/01 06:48 PM (17 years, 2 months ago)

Humidity doesn't create waterlogged mushrooms?My first time round i had an ultra sonic on 24/7 the humidity was off the hook(they were at a friends told him to turn it on for a min when the humid got low,i even bought a meter) anyway the shrooms grew FAT the stems were completly filled like a ballon i mean big dude...they were normal pf cakes 1/2 and they were off the floor...now the amount of water that you could even squeeze from the stem was increadable i didnt even put that much in the cakes...now the ONLY source of water(couldnt of been water from the cakes) was the air....so my deductions are that shrooms cag get waterlogged.. i could be wrong but if my shrroms were "producing" water that would be great for dessert countries....

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Re: Too much humidity? [Re: Giga_Funk]
    #376600 - 08/22/01 07:52 PM (17 years, 2 months ago)

alright, thanks for the all the info, ill fan em more often and just let the perlite humidify the air for a while and see how things work out

giga described exactly whats going on with mine..


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