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About a Dry-Looking Casing
    #397050 - 09/17/01 09:37 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

What of the mycelium that looks like feathers or cotton growing from under the Jiffy Mix casing? Does this mean that this stuff is dry? I didn't use vermiculite, but I did use the same water ratios. This might be a problem. When I begin humidifying the terrarium, will this help my casing with a possible moisture problem? When I cut the pieces of the cakes up, it felt really light and dry, so I am thinking that this might be bad. Is it? What ever shall I do?

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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: CACA]
    #397582 - 09/18/01 05:47 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Someone please help. I would like to apply any help/assistance asap.

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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: CACA]
    #397684 - 09/18/01 08:31 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

If my cakes feel a little dry, i just mist the casing a bit more. A casing will look dry if its dry, and misting will solve that problem pretty quickly - too dry is easier to remedy than too wet!!



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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: Zen Peddler]
    #397722 - 09/18/01 09:12 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

So I should mist the casing? How many mists and how? I've read about people and misting and about how there is a wrong and right way to go about it. You say "a bit more", but I have never misted the casing. Right now, I still have the seran wrap on the trays. It has been a week now I think .. maybe less. I was going to humidify with perlite. Do you still recommend that I mist the casing ?

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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: CACA]
    #397738 - 09/18/01 09:25 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

where the hell do you find jiffy mix?

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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: Sir Tokes-A-Lot]
    #397741 - 09/18/01 09:28 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Wal Mart

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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: CACA]
    #397788 - 09/18/01 10:22 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

WILL SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS!?!???? Hey, Dimitri, look how far along I've come =)

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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: CACA]
    #397792 - 09/18/01 10:28 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Does it feel dry? It should feel moist. If not give it about 10 sprays with a hand sprayer.



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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: puscle]
    #397807 - 09/18/01 10:45 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Are you talking about the whole casing? When I cut the cakes, they were definitely dry. They felt like styrofoam. Isn't the top layer supposed to be dry? Guess not. Ten sprays on the the whole casing? I'll do that tomorrow. Thanks.

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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: CACA]
    #397812 - 09/18/01 10:51 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

You put the top layer on dry?


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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: DeathCapChick]
    #397813 - 09/18/01 10:53 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Yes..?

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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: CACA]
    #398049 - 09/19/01 08:25 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

You're supposed to cover substrate (cakes in your case) with casing with c.80% moisture content.



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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: NDK]
    #398079 - 09/19/01 09:34 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

yeah - mate you want the casing to be moist but not wet - no harm done, just spray the casing until it looks damp - a little more to give the cake a bitta moisture...Then sit back, keep it damp and watch those rhizo's pop up!



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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: Zen Peddler]
    #398177 - 09/19/01 01:53 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Hmm thanks guys... This might even be good for the cake... no..? what about if its trying really hard to get itself established out there and when I put that ... mm.. heavenly.. liquid.. water... even if it does try to change to fit the situation...it will already be in overdrive and skid all over the wet streets.. tasty water... oh yeah thanks alot guys ill spray it (?) times.

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Re: About a Dry-Looking Casing [Re: CACA]
    #398210 - 09/19/01 03:08 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Did you guys see the (?) in the amount of times I should spray it? Anyone know what number could fit in there?

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