Home | Community | Message Board


Gaiana.nl
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Advanced Mycology

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!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineFLboy
newbie
Registered: 09/25/01
Posts: 49
Loc: FL
Last seen: 14 years, 7 months
OT's straw tek ?s
    #500164 - 12/24/01 04:42 PM (14 years, 11 months ago)

i have a few ?s about old timers tek. 1) is the straw used as a substrate or just a water supply. i ask this because i plan to use a fairly spent cake (ground up) as spawn. 2) if the straw is substrate, would it be better to use a more nutritious product like hay. 3) does it make a difference what straw is used. i think wheat straw is what is mostly discussed. has anybody tried similiar materials. Of particular interest to me is timothy hay sold for guinea pigs at wally world.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblecarbonhoots
old hand

Registered: 09/11/01
Posts: 1,351
Loc: BC Canada
Re: OT's straw tek ?s [Re: FLboy]
    #500184 - 12/24/01 05:24 PM (14 years, 11 months ago)

the straw is a substrate, though it's not really nutritious. Adding worm castings ups nutrition. It'll still work without.

Make sure you incubate straw properly. (80-84). Not the 'ideal' 86 cuz it gets warm inside the straw as the mycelium grows. Not cooler than 80 cuz the mycelium has to grow fast in order to outgrow contams.

Straw is more nutritious than hay any day.


--------------------
  -I'd rather have a frontal lobotomy than a bottle in front of me

CANADIAN CENTER FOR POLICY ALTERNATIVES


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

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Advanced Mycology

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* outdoor straw tek idea? maddog151 957 5 03/21/03 09:28 AM
by shroomophile
* cowdung/straw tek for p.cyanescens. doesnt work Pasqual 596 1 01/28/02 11:39 AM
by CLuB99
* Basic straw question EgoMagickian 1,343 7 09/19/03 03:56 PM
by mycofile
* dung straw (timothy hay) in a quart jar RedHead 746 2 02/14/02 04:49 AM
by Joshua
* Shredding Straw Made Easy
( 1 2 all )
Ripper 5,731 28 07/17/01 02:56 PM
by tom
* help help help, castings, corn, straw! oh my! Seril 1,435 11 04/12/02 02:59 AM
by rebelmoon
* bale of wheat straw + scissors = NEVER AGAIN!!!
( 1 2 all )
rebelmoon 3,914 21 05/03/02 02:05 PM
by rebelmoon
* starw tek queston yogenfruzen 777 6 12/07/02 01:45 AM
by DERRAYLD

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Prisoner#1, RogerRabbit, EvilMushroom666
678 topic views. 1 members, 3 guests and 0 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Magic-Mushrooms-Shop.com
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.025 seconds spending 0.005 seconds on 14 queries.