Home | Community | Message Board


This site includes paid links. Please support our sponsors.


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!

Shop: Left Coast Kratom Buy Kratom Extract   OlympusMyco.com Olympus Myco All-in-One Grow Bags   Mushroom-Hut Liquid Cultures   MagicBag.co All-In-One Bags That Don't Suck   North Spore Injection Grain Bag   Myyco.com Golden Teacher Liquid Culture For Sale   Original Sensible Seeds High THC Strains   Kraken Kratom Red Vein Kratom

Jump to first unread post Pages: 1
Some of these posts are very old and might contain outdated information. You may wish to search for newer posts instead.
OfflineBlueX
Stranger
Registered: 07/20/01
Posts: 6
Last seen: 18 years, 6 months
Help - Potency Problems with Ecuador Cubes
    #401741 - 09/23/01 03:02 PM (22 years, 6 months ago)

I just tried my first home grown batch of Ecuadorian Cubensis grown via MMGG/PF Tek. I chewed down about 4 grams, then after still not feeling anything about an hour later, another 2 or 3 grams blended up in juice. I had only a very mild short level 1-2 trip. I've eaten 3 grams of a friend's PF strain before and tripped nicely, so I know I don't have sensitivity issues. So, somehow they must be producing lower than normal levels of alkaloids.

Has anyone had such an experience with Ecuadorians from The Hawk's Eye (syringes ordered about 2 months ago) being of low potency?
Are there other environmental factors I need to look at that could cause decreased alkaloid production?
Could it just be a weak strain? and if so, will the prints from them I took be just as weak or possibly not?

They were grown it an ultrasonic humidified terrarium at about 90% humidity and 74-78 F. All were fan dried for 1 day, then dessicant dried for another 2 days and eaten within a week.

Thanks.



~Signature (up to 250 characters)~


--------------------
~Signature (up to 250 characters)~

Extras: Filter Print Post Top
Invisiblephrozendata
Carpal Tunnel

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 04/23/00
Posts: 5,015
Re: Help - Potency Problems with Ecuador Cubes [Re: BlueX]
    #401966 - 09/23/01 06:56 PM (22 years, 6 months ago)

Although this isnt a advanced cultivation question, I will give my two cents anyways. Your growing and drying procedure sound right for potent shrooms. The only thing I can think of is that you got a bad print. Most likely, the shrooms grown from prints taken from that mushroom will be just as weak, but maybe not.



--------------------
"There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self. So you have to begin there, not
outside, not on other people" - Aldous Huxley

Extras: Filter Print Post Top
InvisiblePinhead
Oregano
Male

Registered: 05/13/00
Posts: 1,819
Loc: Hootersville
Re: Help - Potency Problems with Ecuador Cubes [Re: BlueX]
    #402353 - 09/24/01 06:23 AM (22 years, 6 months ago)

Are you on any type of medication? SSRIs can have negative effects against shrooms.


Extras: Filter Print Post Top
OfflineWarped_Ventricle
journeyman
Registered: 09/20/01
Posts: 85
Last seen: 22 years, 9 days
Re: Help - Potency Problems with Ecuador Cubes [Re: BlueX]
    #402354 - 09/24/01 06:27 AM (22 years, 6 months ago)

I am on the SSRI celexa and havn't noticed any potency loss.


Extras: Filter Print Post Top
OfflineElektrolurch
enthusiast
Registered: 05/01/00
Posts: 307
Loc: Germany
Last seen: 18 years, 1 month
Re: Help - Potency Problems with Ecuador Cubes [Re: BlueX]
    #402444 - 09/24/01 10:11 AM (22 years, 6 months ago)

Did you eat something before the mushrooms? The sugar level in the blood can change the sensitivity a lot!
Where the mushies cracker dry? If not, then they could have a considerable amount of water.
I don't think you got a bad batch of P. ecuador, it could although be, that you got the wrong strain.

Elektrolurch



--------------------
"For all the time spent in that room
The doll's house, darkness, old perfume
And fairy stories held me high on
Clouds of sunlight floating by.", Pink Floyd '67

Extras: Filter Print Post Top
OfflineBlueX
Stranger
Registered: 07/20/01
Posts: 6
Last seen: 18 years, 6 months
Re: Help - Potency Problems with Ecuador Cubes [Re: Elektrolurch]
    #403113 - 09/24/01 10:18 PM (22 years, 6 months ago)

I'm not taking any medication.
I ate some crackers during the day, and a bowl of oatmeal about 2 hours before consuming the shrooms as sort of a semi-fast.
They were pretty much cracker dry...about 17 1x3 inch specimens total I think.
Does increased or decreased blood sugar heighten the effect?
Thanks for the help everyone...hopefully I'll have better luck with my first Thai's next week.


~Signature (up to 250 characters)~


--------------------
~Signature (up to 250 characters)~

Extras: Filter Print Post Top
Invisible40oz
 User Gallery

Registered: 01/18/01
Posts: 30,119
Loc: Sandy Eggo. Ca.
Re: Help - Potency Problems with Ecuador Cubes [Re: BlueX]
    #403280 - 09/25/01 02:04 AM (22 years, 6 months ago)

maybe you have an innacurate scale.

~fortyounces2freedom~ & ~disconnectedhaze~

get all your supplies AND spores at a discount price!!! CLICK HERE!!!


--------------------
:pacman: - - - -  :pill: :mushroom2: :pill2: :mushroom2: :regularshroom: :mushroomgrow: :pill: :pill2: :mushroom2: :poison:

:sun::heart::sun:

tiny_rabid_birds said:
"your avatar is dirty."

Extras: Filter Print Post Top
OfflineElektrolurch
enthusiast
Registered: 05/01/00
Posts: 307
Loc: Germany
Last seen: 18 years, 1 month
Re: Help - Potency Problems with Ecuador Cubes [Re: BlueX]
    #403445 - 09/25/01 09:30 AM (22 years, 6 months ago)

>Does increased or decreased blood sugar heighten the >effect?

Decreased sugar! If you don't eat for a looong time you start to hallucinate, although not have taken any psychotropic.
Actually THC potentiates the psychedelics, because it lowers the glucose level in the blood. Everyone who has smoken pot knows the "munchies" for sweet thinghs ;), as a consequence of a low sugar level...

Elektrolurch

Edited by Elektrolurch on 09/25/01 10:35 AM.



--------------------
"For all the time spent in that room
The doll's house, darkness, old perfume
And fairy stories held me high on
Clouds of sunlight floating by.", Pink Floyd '67

Extras: Filter Print Post Top
Jump to top Pages: 1

Shop: Left Coast Kratom Buy Kratom Extract   OlympusMyco.com Olympus Myco All-in-One Grow Bags   Mushroom-Hut Liquid Cultures   MagicBag.co All-In-One Bags That Don't Suck   North Spore Injection Grain Bag   Myyco.com Golden Teacher Liquid Culture For Sale   Original Sensible Seeds High THC Strains   Kraken Kratom Red Vein Kratom


Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* potency '?' and bulk tek with PF athena 1,240 2 03/19/03 10:25 AM
by athena
* bluestaining in cubensis - potency?? Zen Peddler 3,692 18 10/05/03 06:59 PM
by floridaboi101
* complete potency loss within same flush ardkore92 1,335 9 11/18/02 09:18 PM
by dets
* complete loss of potency v2
( 1 2 all )
ardkore92 4,525 27 12/13/02 06:44 PM
by deanofmean
* Potency? Rxman 1,782 12 11/16/01 01:58 AM
by Rxman
* need info about mexicana sclerotia potency Una 2,758 4 02/28/02 06:18 PM
by eatyualive
* Re: Seratonin Supplement to increase potency? BrownPastures 3,432 15 03/17/01 02:02 PM
by BrownPastures
* potency of mexicanas 40oz 1,280 10 06/03/01 04:10 AM
by psilocybe cubensis

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: RogerRabbit, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
1,412 topic views. 0 members, 6 guests and 0 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Show Images Only | Sort by Score | Print Topic ]
Search this thread:

Copyright 1997-2024 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.025 seconds spending 0.007 seconds on 14 queries.