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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: wisp]
    #8596448 - 07/05/08 03:21 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

WOW, thats super blue


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: wisp]
    #8596449 - 07/05/08 03:21 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

they do look a little dry to me as well....give them some juice.


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: rugergirl79]
    #8596457 - 07/05/08 03:26 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

some whitegrape juice...

maybe itll take away some of that blue


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: just me]
    #8596465 - 07/05/08 03:29 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

sip on this mr and mrs cake.....


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: wisp]
    #8596689 - 07/05/08 09:40 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

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I would say that is bruising. What did you expect after malhandling them like that? They look quite dry too.




Like I said, I thought it looked like bruising. But it's not from being manhandled. There was no bruising at the time of scraping. The blueness appeared slowly over the course of five days. I agree they look dry at the top. I was trying to avoid misting them, because nilla claims to not mist his cakes, and uses the paper towels for hydration. But watching the tops of the cakes shrivel over the last week drove me nuts so I misted them with the others in the FC (though less volume, and less frequently). It does not seem to have had an effect on the blueness or dryness. I'm glad to see no-one  thinks this is a contam, though. I didn't think so.


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: Mad River]
    #8596826 - 07/05/08 11:18 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Low humidity is another prime cause for bruising, so if it wasn't from handling them then it is likely the bruising resulted from dehydration.

I don't want to discredit Nilla's tek but it seems to leave a bit to be desired. You have to keep in mind that Nilla did not use a shotgun terrarium, but rather it was fully enclosed, so moisture was unable to be lost. As a result misting was not all that necessary.

On the other hand, you are using a shotgun setup, so without misting you are constantly losing moisture without replenishing it. If you wish to test whether Nilla's tek is effective or not, you'll need to replicate all of his variables.

Good luck.:thumbup:


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: wisp]
    #8602082 - 07/06/08 10:00 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

All true.


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: Mad River]
    #8602512 - 07/07/08 12:15 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

dont mist your cakes!!

LOL!!!

does RAIN kill mushrooms?? hahaha
mist? dew? etc?

no.

lmao don't mist your cakes
mushrooms require direct contact with water to mature correctly


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: anarchOi]
    #8602627 - 07/07/08 01:05 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

UPDATE
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I've got some pins and intense blue. The pins aren't anything special, but the blue is crazy. One of the cakes has mycelium on the paper towel, then after the mycelium on the paper towel, there is blue! I don't know how this can be unless this is a contam... I don't know. I am starting to wish I had just dunked and rolled these cakes.
                   


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: Mad River]
    #8602699 - 07/07/08 01:43 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

sweeet gotta love some pinz mmmmm this is the best part keep updating but those cakes look fukin wierd


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: Mushr00m_Man]
    #8602702 - 07/07/08 01:46 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

and its i think you should put somting under those cakes asap because the myc is wastin its enery colonizing the paper towel instead of makin some monster pinz but it might pin on the paper towel which would be cool


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: Mushr00m_Man]
    #8602800 - 07/07/08 02:27 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Is the paper towel portion of this tek necessary? Why not just keep them on your screen? I mean you've got Perlite...


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: BrandNewbie]
    #8603083 - 07/07/08 05:39 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Because paper towel is what nilla used...

Notice the pins are forming where the cake touches the paper towel? And notice in nilla's thread the same thing occurred? I believe that is indicative of the cake utilising the moisture in the paper towel, and again why I think nilla's cakes threw off a few chunky ones.


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: _OttO_]
    #8603385 - 07/07/08 10:21 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

hey i wanna see an update on those pinz


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: Mushr00m_Man]
    #8604658 - 07/07/08 05:56 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

good god why does that cake look so yellow?...


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: anarchOi]
    #8604722 - 07/07/08 06:16 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

If you compare the three pictures it is clear that it is a difference in lighting.


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: Mad River]
    #8604939 - 07/07/08 07:10 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Its interesting how the cakes are beginning to colonize the paper towel.

Theoretically shouldn't the yield be lower since the cakes are spending energy on both colonization and fruiting, or would the extra water make up for energy spent on colonizing the paper towel?


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: pazzy]
    #8604947 - 07/07/08 07:13 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

hey post an update on the pins i am curious as to how big they are now


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: Mushr00m_Man]
    #8604978 - 07/07/08 07:19 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

I'll post another pic later. The pins are a little bigger but not much. They show no signs of being monsters.


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Re: Nilla's Scraping PF Tek Experiment [Re: Mad River]
    #8605052 - 07/07/08 07:40 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

hahaha sweet. so they are growin slow?


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