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Where to start?
    #6270779 - 11/11/06 01:38 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

READ THIS LIST

Q. What should I study?
A. The http://www.shroomery.org/faq

Q. What should I study after that?
A. The http://www.shroomery.org/forums/postlist.php/Board/logs

Q. What should I study after the Grow Log archive?
A. The http://www.shroomery.org/forums/postlist.php/Board/Contams

Q. What are all these abbreviated terms I see being used?
A. In part,
BRF = brown rice flour.
WBS = wild bird seed.
PC = pressure cooker.
FAE = fresh air exchange.
FC = fruiting chamber.
TIT = tub in tub.
Myc = mycelium.
GB = glove box.
FH = flow hood.
LC = liquid culture.
BE = biological efficiency.
G2G = grain to grain transfer.
Rh = relative humidity.

Q. Is there a glossary that explains terminology used here?
A. Yes, http://www.shroomery.org/glossary

Q. How long does it take to grow mushrooms?
A. About 28 to 40 days, dependent on your growing conditions.

Q. Is there any quicker way to grow mushrooms?
A. No. Once experienced, you can speed up the process.

Q. What do I need to get started?
A. The very first thing is mushroom spores.

Q. What is a spore syringe?
A. A syringe filled with sterile water & viable mushroom spores.

Q. Where is the best place to buy a spore syringe?
A. From a Shroomery Vendor http://www.shroomery.org/sponsors.php

Q. Which Shroomery vendor is best?
A. All a matter of opinion, shop around for special offers.

Q. Will Shroomery vendors ship spore syringes to Ca., Ga.,or Idaho?
A. No. It is unlawful.

Q. Should I buy more than one spore syringe?
A. Purchasing several is advised, in case your first attempt fails.

Q. Is a clear "spore" syringe fake, or bad?
A. If it is an Shroomery "Vendor" spore syringe, it's good.

Q. Can I recover spores from dried mushrooms I purchased?
A. It is not advisable for a beginner to attempt.

Q. How long will a spore syringe or print remain viable?
A. For years, if stored in cool, safe sanitary conditions.

Q. What mushroom strain, or strains should I purchase?
A. All a matter of opinion.

Q. Which P. Cubensis strain is the easiest to grow?
A. All a matter of opinion.

Q. Which strain produces more mushrooms?
A. All a matter of opinion.

Q. Which P. Cubensis strain is the most potent?
A. All a matter of opinion.

Q. How long does it take for spores to visibly germinate?
A. Generally, four (4) to ten (10) days.

Q. Is purchasing pre-made mushroom grow-kits worthwhile?
A. No. You can purchase the things you need at lower cost.

Q. How much will any given cake, or bulk substrate yield?
A. None, some, a lot. It depends many variables.

Q. Which growing method yields more mushrooms?
A. Bulk cased substrates yield more.

Q. What is biological efficiency (commonly abbreviated as B/E)?
A. 1000g of wet mushrooms from 1000g of dry Substrate is 100% B/E.

Q. What kind of B/E can I expect with P. Cubensis strains?
A. Optimal bulk substrates often produce 200% + B/E.

Q. What does "sterilization" mean?
A. The destruction of all microbial life.

Q. What does "sanitize" mean?
A. To reduce the number of contaminants to a relatively safe level.

Q. What does "disinfect" mean"?
A. The elimination of pathogenic microorganisms.

Q. Which is a better sanitizing agent, 70% or 90% rubbing alcohol?
A. 70% alcohol is more effective, it evaporates slower.

Q. Will I need a pressure cooker to "sterilize" things.
A. Yes, if you intend to make grain spawn jars.

Q. Is a pressure cooker required to grow mushrooms?
A. No. Research the "PF" Tek & fractional sterilization.

Q. What brand pressure cooker is considered the best.
A. All American, model #921 or larger (relatively expensive).

Q. What other pressure cookers are recommended?
A. Any fully functional safe pressure cooker.

Q. Are modern pressure cookers safe to operate?
A. Yes, if you follow the manufactures instructions.

Q. What size pressure cooker should I acquire?
A. The larger capacity, the better.


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Re: Where to start? [Re: agar]
    #6270804 - 11/11/06 01:56 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Thanks Agar . :grin:

I'm all for introducing a new abbreviation , GH .

I'm getting sore from always typing out "greenhouse" :thumbup:

Peace,Love,Happiness and Harmony
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Re: Where to start? [Re: HippieChick]
    #6270829 - 11/11/06 02:05 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

HippieChick said:
Thanks Agar . :grin:

I'm all for introducing a new abbreviation , GH .

I'm getting sore from always typing out "greenhouse" :thumbup:

Peace,Love,Happiness and Harmony
:heart: Hippie Chick  :mushroom2:




Reality is: It should be HC GH :tongue:

HippyChick (style) Green House.

Post a link to that GH thread of yours :thumbup: :heart: :tongue:


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Re: Where to start? [Re: agar]
    #6270893 - 11/11/06 02:40 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

great list I know when I first started growing something like this would have helped out alot


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Re: Where to start? [Re: chainsaw1298]
    #6270923 - 11/11/06 03:04 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Nice list, Im still learning a lot and this helps. Good work!


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