Home | Community | Message Board


Magic-Mushrooms-Shop.com
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Advanced Mycology

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: ½ Pint Jars, Peat, Vermiculite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Anonymous

Re: microwave sterilization
    #84311 - 04/01/00 05:32 AM (16 years, 11 months ago)

My experience with microwave sterilization is that it works. I recently cased two cakes and use microwave to sterilize the peat and vermiculite, no contamination. I dont think heat is a problem because it gets hot as fuck (steaming in fact) and is blasted by radiation, so I think its straight. Plus, it is fast. 3 minutes will do ya.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Anonymous

Re: microwave sterilization
    #84313 - 04/01/00 05:33 AM (16 years, 11 months ago)

Just make sure you let it cool completely before you case.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineBenzl
enthusiast
Registered: 01/06/99
Posts: 122
Last seen: 2 years, 1 month
Re: microwave sterilization
    #84314 - 04/01/00 09:17 AM (16 years, 11 months ago)

Small jars heated in a number of controlled bursts - clump them together and leave them overnight in the microwave, they take hours to cool and seem to sterilize very well.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleLenore
enthusiast
Registered: 01/31/00
Posts: 366
Re: microwave sterilization
    #84315 - 04/04/00 11:09 AM (16 years, 11 months ago)

it works, sort of. I had a 1 in 3 success rate with microwave sterilization, but p cooking is the only way to go.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineDan
newbie
Registered: 05/11/01
Posts: 187
Last seen: 15 years, 4 months
Re: microwave sterilization
    #84316 - 04/04/00 10:46 PM (16 years, 11 months ago)

Throwing substrates into the microwave, in my opinion, seems to induce contamination. Even on wood based substrates that would otherwise in their natural state be resistant to contamination, are adversely affected by heating without actually sterilizing. Microwaves do not have proper dispersal of heating energy, therefore making proper sterilization of easily contaminated substrates impossible. Besides the fact that temps could not go above 100C anyways due to the fact that no pressure is being exerted on the moisture that is exavporating.

------------------
Visit My website!
http://titan.spaceports.com/~spore/



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinesparks
addict
Registered: 03/01/01
Posts: 55
Last seen: 15 years, 9 months
Re: microwave sterilization
    #84317 - 04/05/00 04:42 PM (16 years, 11 months ago)

The micro works, but i say: get yourself a pressurecooker.
It?s much better.
I?m kinda obsessed with them.
I?ve got six now, and can?t wait n?til i find the next one.
Fleamarkets is a good place to find them, but my favorite is of course my greatgrandmothers one, not one batch has ever contaminated from that one.
I don?t know, but maybe she?s keeping an eye on things for me, hope so.


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

Amazon Shop for: ½ Pint Jars, Peat, Vermiculite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Advanced Mycology

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Microwave sterilization of grain
( 1 2 all )
DarK_SavioR 5,662 35 01/08/17 06:24 AM
by Papa_Bear
* Please help!!Sterilization???'s Datrutankdogg69 952 7 10/04/01 06:57 PM
by Datrutankdogg69
* how bad does it make your microwave stink Anonymous 956 18 08/05/02 10:20 AM
by Anonymous
* Fractional sterilization Water content DeeBo 1,290 12 03/11/04 10:39 AM
by blackout
* Sterilizing manure - - have you tried it?
( 1 2 all )
Holydiver 9,888 29 01/09/06 11:01 PM
by Juan_del_Pueblo
* microwave & cboard spore germination: results comario2 1,665 14 10/24/02 02:55 PM
by comario2
* sterilizing dry (or partially dry) grains and adding sterile water later
( 1 2 all )
blackout 4,497 27 11/27/09 04:19 PM
by dancefloordale
* Proper temperature and duration for sterilizing agar? ragadinks 1,429 6 11/10/03 02:41 PM
by ragadinks

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Prisoner#1, RogerRabbit, EvilMushroom666
1,163 topic views. 0 members, 1 guests and 1 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Myco Supply
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.022 seconds spending 0.001 seconds on 13 queries.