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colonizing mycelium?
    #377578 - 08/24/01 05:08 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

how can i speed up the colonizing process in my canning jars? it's so slow, should i put it in a humidified envronment, circulate more air, put it in dark, lower the temp. or what. please help. it isnt fun waiting this long


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Re: colonizing mycelium? [Re: Sir Tokes-A-Lot]
    #377583 - 08/24/01 05:19 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Higher temps will speed colonization to some degree. Best way to speed colonization though is to put a little dry verm in the bottom of the jars when you prepare them and inoc with a mycelium solution rather than spores. Super fast colonization.

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Re: colonizing mycelium? [Re: Vitticeps]
    #377650 - 08/24/01 09:11 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Why the dry verm on the bottom? I've only ever heard of useing dry verm as an air barrier at the top of you jars.

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Re: colonizing mycelium? [Re: mrshrums]
    #377653 - 08/24/01 09:19 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

go to fanaticus.com, he explains why a tiny layer of mycelium on the bottom will speed things up..



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