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Messing around with my Casing
    #4091801 - 04/24/05 04:23 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

I had an extra brf cake that was colinized and i didnt knwo if this would wok but i tried it anywayz.in a glass container i put a damp layer of vermiculite then the crumbled cake then another layer of damp vermiculite.now three days later after i put it in the colinizing chamber it has white mycella growth on top.what should i do now?


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Re: Messing around with my Casing [Re: Spencyspence28]
    #4091807 - 04/24/05 04:25 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

I personally poke around to make sure it has colonized evenly up near the surface, if it has, I patch and birth after a misting. If not, I patch and give it another day and check again.


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Re: Messing around with my Casing [Re: Crasher]
    #4091812 - 04/24/05 04:27 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

How would you recomend i patch it?It only has one small spot on the top maybe 1/2 "


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Re: Messing around with my Casing [Re: Spencyspence28]
    #4091821 - 04/24/05 04:29 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

Take some more damn, sterilized verm and sprinkle it over the exposed Myc.


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Re: Messing around with my Casing [Re: Crasher]
    #4091827 - 04/24/05 04:31 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

Should i put the glass container i have and put it in a fruiting chamber or just leave it?


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Re: Messing around with my Casing [Re: Spencyspence28]
    #4091839 - 04/24/05 04:34 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

What I would do is take a fork (sterilized with lysol or alcohol) and gently lift some areas of your casing to see if the mycelium is approaching the surface uniformly. If there is a spot on top, and the rest isn't near done, patch the part exposed and let it incubate for another day or so. If it is almost at the surface, go ahead and throw it in your fruiting chamber in the glass container.


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Re: Messing around with my Casing [Re: Crasher]
    #4091849 - 04/24/05 04:36 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

Ok how long do you think it will be until it begins to pin?


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Re: Messing around with my Casing [Re: Spencyspence28]
    #4091861 - 04/24/05 04:38 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

Depends bro, After I introduced my casing to the chamber, it took about 14 days to pin. Your milage may vary.


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