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OfflinePookztA
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Does BLUE light really affect pinning and growth???
    #4680881 - 09/19/05 05:08 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

so people say that blue light is better than any light... what will blue light do in comparison to other lights?


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Re: Does BLUE light really affect pinning and growth??? [Re: PookztA]
    #4681092 - 09/19/05 09:35 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

actually purple would be better
it is the true color of the sky
it only looks blue because you are a human and you dont have the spectral selectivity to see that "color"

But yes blue light does promote pinning and growth


Edited by noxy (09/19/05 09:46 AM)


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Re: Does BLUE light really affect pinning and growth??? [Re: noxy]
    #4681104 - 09/19/05 09:49 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

different wavelengths affect different things different ways
blue is a high energy wavelength and could have a different effect than say red

i know how different wavelengths affect plants but i'm not sure about fungus

if it is true
then that is why


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Re: Does BLUE light really affect pinning and growth??? [Re: noxy]
    #4681107 - 09/19/05 09:53 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Many cultivated mushrooms require light for pinhead initiation and proper development of the fruit-body. In fact, such phototropic mushroom actually twist and turn towards a light source, especially if is dim and distant in an otherwise darkened room. Consequently, it is important to equip the growing room with a lighting system that provides even illumination to all areas levels.

The best type of light tube is one that which most closely resembles natural outdoor light: i.e. one that has at least 140 micro-watts per 10 nanometer per lumen of blue spectra (440-495 nm).

So your looking for a light with color temperature between 6500 K and 5500 K. These color temperatures provide the proper amount of blue light for promoting primordial formation in Pleurotus ostreatus, Psilocybe cubensis, and in other photosensitive species.

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Re: Does BLUE light really affect pinning and growth??? [Re: JackTackle]
    #4681108 - 09/19/05 09:53 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

I am pretty sure no one here has personally tested it, but it may be possible that with a strictly red light they may not pin at all, would be interesting to find out, but i use a flourescent and that is high in blue and it works.


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Re: Does BLUE light really affect pinning and growth??? [Re: rygo796]
    #4681126 - 09/19/05 10:05 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Red or Green light spectrum doesn't initiation and the developpement of the fruit-body. According to TMC

I guess they tested this.


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Re: Does BLUE light really affect pinning and growth??? [Re: JonX]
    #4681194 - 09/19/05 10:57 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Quote:

JonX said:
Red or Green light spectrum doesn't initiation and the developpement of the fruit-body. According to TMC

I guess they tested this.





What do you mean? So red light does or doesn't help pin initiation according to TMC?


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Re: Does BLUE light really affect pinning and growth??? [Re: Hotnuts]
    #4681197 - 09/19/05 11:01 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

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hotnutz said:
Quote:

JonX said:
Red or Green light spectrum doesn't initiation and the developpement of the fruit-body. According to TMC

I guess they tested this.





What do you mean? So red light does or doesn't help pin initiation according to TMC?





It does NOT help pinning


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Re: Does BLUE light really affect pinning and growth??? [Re: rygo796]
    #14624094 - 06/16/11 07:44 PM (6 years, 10 months ago)

It will encourage healthy growth, color and direction of the fruits. If your light source is only visible from the left side of a tub your fruits stems will grow in that direction.


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Re: Does BLUE light really affect pinning and growth??? [Re: PookztA]
    #14625124 - 06/16/11 07:44 PM (6 years, 10 months ago)

This thread has been closed.

Reason:
I doubt that was important enough to bump a thread that died six years ago.  Besides, mushrooms don't want blue light.  They want light in the blue spectrum.
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