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InvisibleRedeyedElf
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Humidity at 93, and still fuzzy fruit
    #601639 - 04/07/02 11:28 PM (16 years, 23 days ago)

any suggestions?


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Re: Humidity at 93, and still fuzzy fruit [Re: RedeyedElf]
    #601725 - 04/08/02 01:28 AM (16 years, 23 days ago)

Same situation with some fungal friends I saw, I say enjoy the fuzz dude.


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Re: Humidity at 93, and still fuzzy fruit [Re: RedeyedElf]
    #601937 - 04/08/02 08:08 AM (16 years, 22 days ago)

Do you case? or are you fruiting from cakes.
My H Is high too, and the same problem occurs with my casings, up about 1/2" on the base of them
i dont worry about it
they arent bad


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Re: Humidity at 93, and still fuzzy fruit [Re: RedeyedElf]
    #602069 - 04/08/02 12:10 PM (16 years, 22 days ago)

Try casing. It's not very hard (compared to making the cakes in the first place), and has given me much better results than without.

What I did was:

- Buy zip-loc containers about 6" square
- Put vermiculite in the zip-loc containers
- Moisten them with water, wet but not soggy
- Place the lid on top, but don't seal it
- Nuke them for 8min each
- Let them cool for an hour or so
- Sterilize a knife with 99% alchohol (drug store, only a buck or two)
- Get out your cakes, and cut them into 4 discs or however they will fit best
- Take out half the moist, cool, vermiculite
- Put the cake slices in the dish
- Cover with the vermiculite you took out.
- Put back in terrarium.

Everything listed should cost less than $10 total.


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Re: Humidity at 93, and still fuzzy fruit [Re: Zen69]
    #602088 - 04/08/02 12:24 PM (16 years, 22 days ago)

are you fruiting from cakes or casings?
is the fuzz on the caps?


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Re: Humidity at 93, and still fuzzy fruit [Re: XAZIA]
    #602744 - 04/09/02 12:13 AM (16 years, 22 days ago)

cakes, not to worried about it, was just wondering


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Re: Humidity at 93, and still fuzzy fruit [Re: RedeyedElf]
    #603199 - 04/09/02 12:34 PM (16 years, 21 days ago)

yeah it is not a prob, but if you want to know, if you lower your humidity a tad it should go away


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Re: Humidity at 93, and still fuzzy fruit [Re: RedeyedElf]
    #603756 - 04/10/02 12:11 AM (16 years, 21 days ago)

the problem I saw is with casings.


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