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Quick substrate measurement question.
    #545005 - 02/08/02 04:53 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

How touchy are the mushrooms when it comes to substrate measurements? For example, the growing document entitled "Simple Cubensis Growing Techniques" says to use these measurements for 12 jars: 8 cups of vermiculite, 3 cups of brown rice flour, and 3 cups of distilled water. Does this sound right? Any way to optimize these measurements? Is growing mushrooms something you can take liberties with, or do things need to be exact. Just curious. Thanks in advance for any response.


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Re: Quick substrate measurement question. [Re: The_Mad_Russian]
    #545017 - 02/08/02 05:01 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

the ratio ive seen most is 2:3:2 - brf:verm:h20. If this is your first time id do things by the book bc you dont know why some of the things are specific as they are.


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Re: Quick substrate measurement question. [Re: pirate]
    #545041 - 02/08/02 05:23 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

this would mean for instance
80 ml brf
120 ml vermiculite
80 ml water.

Where did you see this ratio?


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Re: Quick substrate measurement question. [Re: Anno]
    #545060 - 02/08/02 05:43 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

ive seen it posted a few times, and ive seen it in a tek or two. ill put in a link when i see it next.


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Re: Quick substrate measurement question. [Re: pirate]
    #545078 - 02/08/02 06:05 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

Just wanted to tell that this is way too much water and way too much brf.


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Re: Quick substrate measurement question. [Re: Anno]
    #545082 - 02/08/02 06:11 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

well ill trust the admin over random posts. that could have messed some shit up.


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Re: Quick substrate measurement question. [Re: The_Mad_Russian]
    #545085 - 02/08/02 06:22 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

>8 cups of vermiculite, 3 cups of brown rice flour, and 3
>cups of distilled water. Does this sound right?
Yes.

>Any way to optimize these measurements?
Yes. Read http://www.fungifun.org/pf/pfdummies_en.htm .


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