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

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Invisiblemrdobalina
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    #401541 - 09/23/01 12:58 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

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Edited by mrdobalina on 10/10/01 11:40 PM.



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Re: substrate prep [Re: mrdobalina]
    #401550 - 09/23/01 01:12 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

1) You got the moisture content right. For future references, 1 part BRF, 2 parts verm and 1 part water.
2) Not "too" tight. The substrate needs to breathe.
3) Steaming won't dry your substrate. Excessive pressure cooking will.



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Re: substrate prep [Re: puscle]
    #401552 - 09/23/01 01:17 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

Maybe you didnt shake your syringe inbetween innoculations and spores didnt get to all areas of the substrate equally.

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Invisiblemrdobalina
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Re: substrate prep *DELETED* [Re: puscle]
    #401553 - 09/23/01 01:21 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

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Re: substrate prep [Re: mrdobalina]
    #401554 - 09/23/01 01:24 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

It looks white. Mycelia, that is.

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Re: substrate prep *DELETED* [Re: puscle]
    #401556 - 09/23/01 01:27 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

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Re: substrate prep [Re: mrdobalina]
    #401558 - 09/23/01 01:31 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

Cobweb mold rarely infects jars. Yes, it's possible, although unlikely. Cobweb is grey, not white.



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Re: substrate prep [Re: puscle]
    #401561 - 09/23/01 01:34 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

And it also spreads very rapidly, often consuming the jar in 1 -2 days, definately not mycelia.

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    #401562 - 09/23/01 01:38 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

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Re: substrate prep [Re: mrdobalina]
    #401700 - 09/23/01 04:13 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

I pack my jars very loose, and they colonize FAST!!



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Re: substrate prep [Re: josh666]
    #401781 - 09/23/01 05:53 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

yea and i bet you end up with only about a half a cake too..lol

some say the end is near some say we'll see armagedon soon..certainly hope we will..i sure could use a vacation from this stupid shit.


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Re: substrate prep [Re: My Third Eye]
    #401873 - 09/23/01 07:24 PM (16 years, 7 months ago)

over packing can lead to stunted growth. light packing can reduce cake size. just pack it in . . . pack it in . . . give it a little packy. . . pack pack pack-a-roo.

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