Home | Community | Message Board

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!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Learning fromy'all
 User Gallery

Registered: 02/21/05
Posts: 178
Loc: Brazil
Last seen: 3 years, 10 months
Straw technique
    #3846120 - 02/28/05 12:27 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

How helpfull is the straw technique?

Are there any cons you should keep in mind when using this?
From what I see it's a good way to keep the cake moist.
Will it increase yeld? Does it increase contam?
Any feedback is well appreciated.

Thanks for the help


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Male User Gallery
Registered: 01/03/05
Posts: 1,202
Loc: Florida
Last seen: 3 years, 9 months
Re: Straw technique [Re: Junkaboy]
    #3853877 - 03/01/05 08:42 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

what technique???

And I said, I don't care if they lay me off either, because I told, I told Bill that if they move my desk one more time, then, then I'm, I'm quitting, I'm going to quit. And, and I told Don too, because they've moved my desk ...four times already this year and I used to be over by the window and I could see the squirrels, and they were merry, but then, they switched from the Swingline to the Boston stapler, but I kept my Swingline stapler because it didn't bind up as much and I kept the staples for the Swingline stapler and its not okay because if they take my stapler then I'll set the building on fire.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
old hand
 User Gallery

Registered: 11/21/04
Posts: 9,056
Loc: Somewhere Else
Trusted Cultivator
Re: Straw technique [Re: Junkaboy]
    #3854464 - 03/01/05 11:17 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Wrong forum. Read the FAQ..... eyeball bulk straw grows.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
 User Gallery

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 03/06/02
Posts: 23,014
Loc: To the limit!
Last seen: 2 hours, 2 minutes
Re: Straw technique [Re: Junkaboy]
    #3856179 - 03/02/05 09:54 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

The straw trick has been pretty much entirely replaced by dunking.

For anyone not familiar with straw tek, it involves jabbing drinking straws into your cakes and dribbling water into the straws for the mycelium to absorb. It was a significant advancement at the time. It probably works just about as well as dunking and is a perfectly viable method that deserves more attention.

Because it is used so rarely now, I think it warrants being classified as "Advanced".


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

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Re: I need help..SOS...SOS Anonymous 278 1 06/28/00 08:50 PM
by Anonymous
* Re: Using straws to 'refuel' cakes...
( 1 2 all )
cactus 2,594 20 05/18/00 03:56 AM
by Anonymous
* Bulk substrates: Manure/compost vs. Straw Olgualion 1,851 5 12/14/01 12:22 PM
by Olgualion
* straw ? silly_myco 1,068 9 02/06/02 03:21 PM
by bOing
* HELP! WHAT SHOULD AFOAF DO? strain 580 4 03/29/02 01:23 PM
by Fosphor
* Bulk Straw JazzMatazz 1,138 2 02/01/03 08:59 AM
by JazzMatazz
* Straw Advice. Dr Suess 911 6 09/28/02 08:57 PM
by vader
* Moisture on cakes?HELP!!!! Cabee 834 2 12/16/01 04:19 PM
by Hammerloaf

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
483 topic views. 7 members, 53 guests and 8 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Vesp.co, Inc.
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.157 seconds spending 0.101 seconds on 31 queries and 0.034 seconds on Sphinx.