Home | Community | Message Board


RVF Garden Supply
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: ½ Pint Jars, Vermiculite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineGRanDpA_STiNk
The stinkiestgrandpa
Registered: 07/21/02
Posts: 5
Loc: ubiquitous, the everprese...
Last seen: 15 years, 1 month
Question about method
    #778254 - 07/26/02 11:52 AM (15 years, 3 months ago)

Hey all,
I just inocculated my first two batches of pf tek jars about 7 days ago, with PF's stropharia strain. I varied the water a bit inbetween them to find out how much is best for the fine grade vermiculite I have, and found that more water = more goodness. However, now I have 4 jars that are lacking enough water I think, is there any way I'm going to be able to introduce more water to the substrate? I thought maybe injecting some water through the needle holes I inocculated the jars with would help. Is this a bad or good idea? Is there anything I can do to help the jar's lacking water?
Also, I'm thinking about trying to case a few to compare results and yields between cakes and casings, can someone recommend a good, easy method of casing? I've looked at all of the casing tek's on the site here but haven't really found one that stands out among the rest for me. Any recommendations would be great.
thanks,
GRanDpA STiNk


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleTM
The Mind, The Many, The Music.
Male User Gallery

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 06/11/02
Posts: 8,281
Loc: Under The Table And Dream...
Re: Question about method [Re: GRanDpA_STiNk]
    #778277 - 07/26/02 12:02 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

YES YES YES!

You can inject sterile water into the jars that need it! It works!!


--------------------
================================================



"Have some congratulatory drugs." - C. Montgomery Burns

I'll probably always do drugs, so that just contributes to the addiction to The Shroomery... It's a vicious circle of bliss. :tongue2:

TMâ„¢ :cool:


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineFanaTEK
Slave to theShroom

Registered: 09/19/01
Posts: 447
Loc: Midwest, US
Last seen: 10 years, 7 months
Re: Question about method [Re: GRanDpA_STiNk]
    #778298 - 07/26/02 12:13 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

You can inject more water into the jar, but be careful that you use completely sterilized water - use the same sort of method like you were making a spore syringe.

You can also use the 'dunk tek', which seems to be all the rage right now. Your jars might colonize a little slower (unless they're REALLY dry) in the meantime, though.

As regards casing, I would use just straight vermiculite. Your mycelium won't rip through the casing layer as fast as with some other substances, but it's non-nutritive so it shouldn't contaminate.

FanaTEK


--------------------
Read the FAQ!
Read !


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

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Vermiculite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Question regarding millet in Quart jars.... d fuNk22 645 3 12/16/02 06:22 AM
by debianlinux
* Question about 1/2 pint jars for WBS jscix 725 1 11/20/08 07:48 AM
by veda_sticks
* question about casing 6 quart jars ebag123 407 2 11/12/08 04:44 PM
by Ambience
* Water Injection in PF Jars, Heat and Colonization?'s Learning2Much 913 7 03/15/06 06:39 PM
by Learning2Much
* Adding H202, questionable method buggas 567 1 10/25/07 05:54 AM
by veda_sticks
* Colonization Question (missed injection ports) mycocurious 743 6 02/19/07 05:35 PM
by mycocurious
* A Couple Quick Questions With Regard To Boiling Jars P2K1 1,010 8 09/15/08 08:56 PM
by veda_sticks
* Quick question regarding colonized brf & wbs jars *PICS* bw86 1,339 2 12/18/06 10:24 PM
by bw86

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
316 topic views. 10 members, 70 guests and 33 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Kraken Kratom
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.024 seconds spending 0.006 seconds on 19 queries.