Home | Community | Message Board


Zamnesia.com
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 for: Coir, Peat, Vermiculite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Offlinehappygrins
addict

Registered: 12/30/01
Posts: 588
Loc: Shroomery
Last seen: 11 years, 9 months
Different Casing(s) Question..
    #801428 - 08/07/02 04:35 AM (14 years, 3 months ago)

The Casing layer is non-nutritious. Soo.. what makes one casing material better than another?
Say like: a 50/50 Jiffy/Verm compared to a Coir/Verm... Or even plain verm?.. Would The Texture have alot to do with a casing layer being better than another?

Thanks

--happygrins


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineKaliedoscopEyes
entheogenicexplorer

Registered: 06/19/02
Posts: 79
Loc: South Cackalakie
Last seen: 14 years, 2 months
Re: Different Casing(s) Question.. [Re: happygrins]
    #801535 - 08/07/02 06:23 AM (14 years, 3 months ago)

--you are correct- when it comes down to nutrients they are all the same (they dont have any and arent supposed to) but the texture is what you want- wet verm tends to pack down but coir and peat moss and jiffy mix (which is just a combo of the two) are all light and airy
cambo


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinebluhoney
Yes Im a realgirl ,geeesh
Female User Gallery

Registered: 05/24/99
Posts: 936
Last seen: 9 years, 9 months
Re: Different Casing(s) Question.. [Re: KaliedoscopEyes]
    #801551 - 08/07/02 06:32 AM (14 years, 3 months ago)

Texture is very important, also the amount of moisture retaining abilities is very important. The depth plays an important role to. Just try out a variety and you will find one that works well for you. My friend sometimes just cases with chopped wheat straw* this is nutritive, but wheat straw itself has natural germ barriers, so it doesnt contaminiate easily* unless you over cook it and the germ layer gets melted off ofcourse. bluhoney


--------------------
Information listed here is for entertainment only and is neither real or proven


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinehappygrins
addict

Registered: 12/30/01
Posts: 588
Loc: Shroomery
Last seen: 11 years, 9 months
Re: Different Casing(s) Question.. [Re: bluhoney]
    #802989 - 08/07/02 06:05 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)


>My friend sometimes just cases with chopped wheat straw*

So is this wheat straw pasturized first? I have plenty of it.

--happygrins


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

Amazon Shop for: Coir, Peat, Vermiculite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* 40/40/20 Casing question MiSTRFiNGA 1,172 19 02/04/08 11:57 AM
by joshua m
* casing question Exothermic 747 9 10/11/05 09:57 PM
by backupwards
* Rye seed and peat/verm casing questions. the_0wl 800 4 08/06/08 05:37 AM
by pontus
* *sigh* I guess I'll just ask - casing questions Nickio 1,425 12 06/25/07 03:57 PM
by Nickio
* casing question?
( 1 2 all )
cheor 1,097 29 07/15/07 06:46 PM
by cheor
* casing question xwave3000 491 7 03/14/03 10:48 AM
by Apocolypse
* Not Another Casing Question LostMetropolis 1,006 7 07/17/03 04:06 PM
by soochi
* Casing Questions MrSleep 987 6 08/18/03 07:30 PM
by d fuNk22

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, Prisoner#1, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, EvilMushroom666, cronicr, PussyFart
640 topic views. 20 members, 48 guests and 17 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Mushrooms.com
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.031 seconds spending 0.005 seconds on 14 queries.