Home | Community | Message Board

Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

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: Original Seeds Store Buy Cannabis Seeds, Buy CBD   Amazon ½ Pint Jars, Hot Plate, Pressure Cooker

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Registered: 11/30/01
Posts: 76
Last seen: 16 years, 7 months
substrate moisture question
    #480474 - 12/05/01 09:29 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

Just a quick question on substrate moisture, Last year I grew a few batches of shrooms using a pressure cooker for steralization but this year Im without it. After steralizing on a low boil for an hour as opposed to twenty minutes in the pressure cooker I noticed the day after that the substrate looked extremly dry through the glass so I opened up one one of the jars and checked for moisture. The results varied big time, last years substrate with the pressure cooker had alot more moisture to it as opposed to this years. I thought I must of screwed up and didnt use the right amount of h20 but after rethinking everything I know I used the right amount of water. My question is will the extra time steralizing have that much impact on the moisture content and if so what steps can be takin to correct the problem? Any replies would be appreciated! Thanks Hollywood

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
genius of love
Registered: 01/07/01
Posts: 4,539
Loc: NY
Re: substrate moisture question [Re: Hollywood]
    #480479 - 12/05/01 09:34 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

Steaming the jars won't dry the substrate. Too long in a PC will.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Shop: Original Seeds Store Buy Cannabis Seeds, Buy CBD   Amazon ½ Pint Jars, Hot Plate, Pressure Cooker

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Substrate Jar Question (pic) FreakShow 1,555 13 12/02/01 07:30 PM
by FreakShow
* substrate colonization question Snobrdr311 1,739 15 10/30/01 02:28 PM
by Everlast
* Pinning moisture question Syd_barret 893 6 01/19/02 09:05 PM
by Syd_barret
* Re: Yet another moisture question Anonymous 357 1 05/03/00 08:29 PM
by Anonymous
* Bulk Substrate Growing Questions kid_alamo 1,372 2 04/01/02 01:57 PM
* Quick substrate measurement question. The_Mad_Russian 818 6 02/08/02 06:22 PM
by Anno
* substrate mix question stoner 544 2 09/26/01 11:01 PM
by Numba9
* Substrate cake questions sambo 534 1 09/16/01 07:11 PM
by fiddler4u

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
932 topic views. 35 members, 166 guests and 13 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Everything Mushrooms
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.028 seconds spending 0.009 seconds on 19 queries.