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fruiting now with pics
    #8795420 - 08/19/08 01:47 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

how long does it take to start to see fruiting happen been in the shotgun fc for a week and i don't see any changes i mist like 4 times a day before and after fanning light on for 12 hrs off for the other 12.


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Re: fruiting [Re: ddtc]
    #8795449 - 08/19/08 01:51 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

it can be anywhere from 3 - 20 days, sometimes even longer.


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Re: fruiting [Re: infinitespiral]
    #8795455 - 08/19/08 01:52 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

ok whats the first signs what happens to the cake that would let me know?


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Re: fruiting [Re: ddtc]
    #8795581 - 08/19/08 02:13 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

it will start to have little knots on it and then develop small pins.  if it is producing mycelium on the cake, then there is either too much humidity or not enough fae.  too much co2 will make it stay in colonization mode.  what kind of strain is it? and do you have any pictures?  it might just be a slow fruiter. i am still learning so  maybe someone with more experience will chime in.


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Re: fruiting [Re: infinitespiral]
    #8795597 - 08/19/08 02:14 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

and if you mist before and after fanning, you might be misting it too much.  is there stagnant water in the bottom of you fc?


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Re: fruiting [Re: infinitespiral]
    #8795624 - 08/19/08 02:18 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

burma>>>> still burma> pe>>


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Re: fruiting [Re: infinitespiral]
    #8795628 - 08/19/08 02:19 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

no shotgun fc


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Re: fruiting [Re: ddtc]
    #8795639 - 08/19/08 02:22 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)



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Re: fruiting [Re: infinitespiral]
    #8795653 - 08/19/08 02:25 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

in the first pic it actually looks like there might be a small pin, but cant really tell.  they look good  looks like some knots forming on the side.  i wouldn't be handling them though.


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Re: fruiting [Re: infinitespiral]
    #8795666 - 08/19/08 02:27 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

and i cant tell in the second burma pic, but it looks a little grey.  it might just be the lighting though.


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Re: fruiting [Re: infinitespiral]
    #8795670 - 08/19/08 02:27 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

that is the 1st and last time i touching it my web cam couldn't get down far enough for any good pics and no pins yet


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Re: fruiting [Re: ddtc]
    #8795675 - 08/19/08 02:28 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

no there all white


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Re: fruiting [Re: ddtc]
    #8795685 - 08/19/08 02:30 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

where my fingers touched them they bruised sky blue


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Re: fruiting [Re: ddtc]
    #8795700 - 08/19/08 02:32 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

you can,t have too much humidity. 99% is ideal for cakes.

is that blue bruising? if it is there could be a few causes.

misting directly the cakes

cakes are drying out ( did you dunk?)

low humidity

and obvoisly touching them.


plenty of fae is important along with high humidity.


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Re: fruiting [Re: veda_sticks]
    #8795761 - 08/19/08 02:40 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

Quote:

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you can,t have too much humidity. 99% is ideal for cakes.

is that blue bruising? if it is there could be a few causes.

misting directly the cakes

cakes are drying out ( did you dunk?)

low humidity

and obvoisly touching them.


plenty of fae is important along with high humidity.


no i didn't dunk and i mist and fan like 4 to 5 times a day i am getting humdifer tomorrow Tropicaire Humidifier and Air Exchanger with Air Pump i fan for like a min or two


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Re: fruiting [Re: ddtc]
    #8795807 - 08/19/08 02:47 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

are they pretty light weighted?  dunking is a must most of the time unless you got a really high perfect moisture content with a fast colonizer.


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Re: fruiting [Re: infinitespiral]
    #8795825 - 08/19/08 02:53 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

was trying something different all my other cakes will be dunked and rolled got about 20 more jars still in the works 5 are ready just waiting for a few more days to make sure there ready


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Re: fruiting [Re: ddtc]
    #8795993 - 08/19/08 03:25 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

ok so your cakes might be drying out slightly (blue bruising???) you can sit them in a saucer of water and let them sook that up.

i would.nt bother with all those humidifiers etc the shotgun is best left as iis.

trying to make an automated setup like that usually ends up with cakes drying out or pools of whater every where.

perlite will keep humidity at atleast 92% .

just fan and mist regularly.


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Re: fruiting [Re: veda_sticks]
    #8796009 - 08/19/08 03:27 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

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ok so your cakes might be drying out slightly (blue bruising???) you can sit them in a saucer of water and let them sook that up.




ok how long in the water


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Re: fruiting [Re: ddtc]
    #8796018 - 08/19/08 03:29 PM (9 years, 9 months ago)

but they weren't turning blue till i touched them


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