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Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Brown Rice Flour, Vermiculite

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jars not starting growth (during incubation)
    #788424 - 07/31/02 01:52 PM (15 years, 10 months ago)

i did the pf method of verm/brown rice flour in about 10 jars. i boiled to sterilize, and injected with P.C. Cambodia from The Hawk's eye.

I put the jars in a cabinet and they have been sitting about 1 1/2 - 2 weeks now. Upon examination, a few of them have some small growth around the injection sites (maybe 1-2cm across), and that's about it.

Am I just too anxious, or does this sound wrong? Most FAQ's I've read seem to indicate they should take over the whole jar in 3-4 weeks, and at just about 2 weeks I'm seeing next to nothing.

Anyone had this problem before? Any suggestions?


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Re: jars not starting growth (during incubation) [Re: rando]
    #788430 - 07/31/02 01:56 PM (15 years, 10 months ago)

Incubation/colonization times can vary depending upon MANY variables. BE PATIENT!! Good things come to those who wait. Could take 3-4 MONTHS to fully colonize your jars.

I hate PF Tek! Too damn slow!


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Re: jars not starting growth (during incubation) [Re: TM]
    #788438 - 07/31/02 02:04 PM (15 years, 10 months ago)

I find that this helps my jars. I place a heating pad underneath the jars and then put a pillowcase (or other cover) over them and leave them alone for a short while.


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Re: jars not starting growth (during incubation) [Re: TM]
    #788440 - 07/31/02 02:06 PM (15 years, 10 months ago)

Be patient. I had a jar with no growth for 2 -3 weeks. Then all of the sudden I got a big patch of mycelium. just wait. (:


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Re: jars not starting growth (during incubation) [Re: Alice_In_Chains]
    #789271 - 07/31/02 09:02 PM (15 years, 10 months ago)

Ok, thanks, that's what I wanted to hear. I'll just give it time.

It's about 76-78 degrees in the cabinet they are in.


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Re: jars not starting growth (during incubation) [Re: rando]
    #789297 - 07/31/02 09:15 PM (15 years, 10 months ago)

i would try to uo the temp a little more, should be around 80-85. if you have no way of duing this say by buliding a simple incubator, just try to use a heating pad like recomended. Good luck!


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Re: jars not starting growth (during incubation) [Re: Darkmoon]
    #789557 - 08/01/02 01:23 AM (15 years, 10 months ago)

I had some slow starting colonization with Cambodian spores from T.H.E. as well, but they did end up colonizing after a while. I think they are just slow starters.


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