Home | Community | Message Board


Vaposhop
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!

Amazon Shop: Perlite, Vermiculite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineGreaterEvil
Stranger
Registered: 03/05/02
Posts: 4
Last seen: 16 years, 1 month
Perilite vs vermiculite
    #570293 - 03/05/02 07:56 AM (16 years, 3 months ago)

I couldn't find any vermiculite so I used perilite in the cakes. Will this have any negative effects on the growth of the mush? Thanks

GreaterEvil


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineSterile
mushroom lover
 User Gallery

Registered: 03/16/01
Posts: 2,523
Loc: under the Amanita
Last seen: 15 days, 15 hours
Re: Perilite vs vermiculite [Re: GreaterEvil]
    #570302 - 03/05/02 08:14 AM (16 years, 3 months ago)

I am afraid that it will have negative effects....
Perlite, hasnt got the water holding capabilty of vermiculite, and your cakes will soon dry out...  :frown:  Try it out though, you never know.....but try to find some verm, or ask someone to send you some....or order some......or try alternative ways to grow.....or alternatives to vermiculite like chopped shponge and crazy stuff like that. I hear many shroomerites try all sorts of things.....Do a small investigation on older posts too.
You can always colonize millet cakes and use them to spawn other types of substrate...like pausterized straw for example......there are unlimited ways to grow shroOOooomz!
Use your imagination...;)


--------------------
The Source Of The Force
Is The Power Of The Mind


"if you don't like what you're doing, you can always pick up your needle and move to another groove." - timothy leary"
Anno: "-I can do anything with those clouds!"
Annos Tek




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

Amazon Shop: Perlite, Vermiculite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Substituting perilite for vermiculite UrbanCowboy 1,245 6 08/09/01 06:14 PM
by L3D
* Vermiculite Alternatives (Replacements)? awakeningosiris 3,157 5 02/09/03 11:03 AM
by SubGen1us
* Vermiculite Alternatives adoseofparn0z 1,357 5 12/13/03 09:04 PM
by Suby
* Vermiculite alternative? Romulusguy 3,369 4 05/22/02 02:42 AM
by C12H17N204P
* vermiculite alternative? sinthetikboy 1,678 16 03/07/06 12:01 AM
by bleedingsky99
* Help!!! Vermiculite alternatives? Shroomie_Scooby 812 3 10/14/03 04:47 PM
by Shroomie_Scooby
* Vermiculite....................................... T0aD 1,244 14 08/31/02 12:35 PM
by SixTango
* vermiculite (need feedback) NITRIC 1,730 10 06/12/01 02:06 PM
by BrownPastures

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
553 topic views. 10 members, 92 guests and 6 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
FreeSpores.com
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.022 seconds spending 0.006 seconds on 16 queries.