Home | Community | Message Board


Edabea
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!

Shop:   Original Seeds Store Buy CBD, Cannabis Seeds, Compare CBD   Amazon Brown Rice Flour, Perlite, Pressure Cooker, Vermiculite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Offlineshaganoz
researcher

Registered: 05/11/02
Posts: 247
Loc: Some cold place
Last seen: 6 months, 13 days
No vermiculite! Substrate, peroxide and sterility?
    #626913 - 05/11/02 03:45 PM (15 years, 22 days ago)

I can't get any vermiculite, but I got tons of Perlite.. So I wondered if I
can use the perlite as a substitute for the vermiculite? And if I do that,
should I use amounts of perlite equal to the amount of vermiculite normally
used in the substrate? (Doing ricecakes)

Whats the difference between the perlite and vermiculite anyways?

I did make a substrate of perlite, water with honey, long brown rice, rice
flour and straw. Is that a good or bad solution? Anyone can reccommand a
good substrate that the mushrooms really will love? I grow Psilocybe
Cubensis "Mazatapec" strain at the moment, first try.

And I came across www.mycomasters.com and on their site they say:

"There's no need to build a sterile laboratory, buy a special giant pressure
cooker, or even construct a glove box. A low concentration of peroxide keeps
out the contaminants, while allowing healthy growth of mushroom tissue. And
as the mushroom tissue grows, it converts the peroxide to water and oxygen,
leaving a clean, vigorous mushroom culture."

Is this really true? Why all the fuzz about sterility etc in that case? And
what about the so called "Captain's oven tek"? Is it enough to just heat up
the oven and use that as working place? Will the contams and bacteries be
killed? You can read the oven tek at
http://www.shroomery.org/findorgrowthem.php?View=docs&doc=116

Thanx again!

-Shaganoz-


--------------------
-Everything I write is fictional entertainment and should not be taken seriously-
-To email me, remove NOSPAM from my email adress or else I won't get it-


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineAnnoA
Experimenter
 User Gallery

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 06/18/99
Posts: 24,122
Loc: my room
Last seen: 1 month, 6 days
Re: No vermiculite! Substrate, peroxide and sterility? [Re: shaganoz]
    #626999 - 05/11/02 06:05 PM (15 years, 22 days ago)

With all your questions....you will enjoy reading the Shroomery Cultivation FAQ for a long time.

www.shroomery.org/faq

On the subject of peroxide:
http://www.theforestfloor.org/archives/old_archive/peroxide_agar_tek.html


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

Shop:   Original Seeds Store Buy CBD, Cannabis Seeds, Compare CBD   Amazon Brown Rice Flour, Perlite, Pressure Cooker, Vermiculite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Squishied substrate in sterilization... DirkBendrick 607 4 01/27/07 12:51 AM
by DirkBendrick
* Loading up substrate and sterilizing later? liftedoff420 730 16 02/20/03 04:06 AM
by blackout
* case with vermiculite with out sterilizing nonwo 894 3 02/14/09 07:24 PM
by RogerRabbit
* Substrate after sterilization surfsuka 295 2 10/02/06 02:15 PM
by surfsuka
* how long will baked vermiculite keep the sterility i need? just me 1,041 6 09/18/07 08:07 PM
by CaptainLinger
* Preparing substrate. How sterile?
AppalachianGuy
965 13 06/17/07 01:40 PM
by AppalachianGuy
* Water in substrate during sterilization Shroom4u 348 1 11/14/07 09:34 PM
by monstermitch
* Substrate causes sterility??? shroomie_glen 431 7 12/05/08 04:42 PM
by Nibin

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte
1,359 topic views. 22 members, 99 guests and 36 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
High Mountain Compost
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.023 seconds spending 0.005 seconds on 18 queries.