Home | Community | Message Board

Original Seeds Store - Cannabis Seeds
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!

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Gypsum, Pressure Cooker

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Registered: 06/26/00
Posts: 86
Last seen: 16 years, 2 months
dung straw (timothy hay) in a quart jar
    #550123 - 02/13/02 03:40 PM (16 years, 4 months ago)

i want to use a quart jar- add a mixture of 50% composted cow manure (store bought) 50% chopped timothy hay and a 1/4 tsp gypsum. i just don't know how much water to add?? should i mix it up- then add water until i squeeze it and just a bit drips out- once it reaches this level - should i fill a quart jar with it and put it in a pressure cooker for 30 min? 60 min? or is there a specific amount of water i should use? i just want to utilize my pressure cooker (17qt) instead of boiling a pot of water and messing with all that nonsense. once sterilized- then i can just inocculate with a few cc's of spore solution (b+).

will this work? any other ideas? i am a dung newbie- so please help.

all replies are appreciated.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Re: dung straw (timothy hay) in a quart jar [Re: RedHead]
    #550716 - 02/14/02 01:56 AM (16 years, 4 months ago)

I think you might have a difficult time shaking the jars so the
mycellium can spread through everything. I say this because
I know someone who tried a similar formula in quart jars and
it was a waste.

I suggest making some PF style cakes and using them as
spawn for your formula in some bags. Do a search on some
straw teks and dung teks for some ideas.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Registered: 10/27/98
Posts: 5,389
Loc: The Matrix
Re: dung straw (timothy hay) in a quart jar [Re: RedHead]
    #550838 - 02/14/02 04:49 AM (16 years, 4 months ago)

A quart jar is probably too large for a cake style substrate which is what you are describing. Azurepower is experimenting right now w/ straw/flour in 3/4 pint jars and has had great results so far. I would mix your substrate separately for starters. Your manure should have approx. the correct water content already. Your straw needs to be soaked, drained, and then added to the manure after hydration. Mix your result up and put it into jars for PCing.


The Shroomery Bookstore

Great books for inquiring minds!

"Life After Death is Saprophytic!"

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

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Gypsum, Pressure Cooker

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Advanced Mycology

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* dung/straw substrate for jars HongKongChewy 921 3 05/03/02 09:13 PM
by Baby_Hitler
* Post deleted by Administrator EffedS 968 12 01/15/03 03:20 PM
by On_the_Down-Low
* 250 ml of seed in a quart jar? really? so_LIVE 702 1 09/21/01 12:22 PM
by psilocyber
* Need a FINCHSEED recipe for QUART JARS d fuNk22 615 1 05/19/02 10:06 AM
by psilosinner
* Quart Jars / Finch Seed compost cantara 837 3 10/11/01 07:54 PM
by TrippinRhino
* Screw quart jars of grain------>
( 1 2 3 all )
SixTango 4,025 49 11/25/02 02:25 AM
by Thor
* How long do colonized quart jars last in 75 degree temps? LucidDayDream 837 6 07/09/03 12:34 AM
by BrainFarmer
* Quart jars used as fruiting chamber q&a???? Anonymous 845 3 01/13/03 03:25 PM
by Fred Garvin

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: RogerRabbit, bodhisatta
797 topic views. 1 members, 2 guests and 1 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.018 seconds spending 0.004 seconds on 19 queries.