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

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vermiculite ontop of cake?
    #977091 - 10/20/02 03:15 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

I've always wondered why people put vermiculite ontop of the birthing cake? do it do anything?


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Re: vermiculite ontop of cake? [Re: ihavetofindit]
    #977094 - 10/20/02 03:16 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

It's used as a sort of casing layer to help keep moisture supplied to the cake.


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Re: vermiculite ontop of cake? [Re: ihavetofindit]
    #977728 - 10/20/02 08:37 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

If you are referring to the plain, dry vermiculite layer placed in the jar before sterilization, it is to help keep out airborne contaminants during colonization.


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Re: vermiculite ontop of cake? [Re: ihavetofindit]
    #977789 - 10/20/02 09:01 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

When you first make the jar, you put a layer of dry, nutrientless, verm ontop, so even when the green lands it wont have anything BRF to grow on. You shouldnt fruit cakes EVER. Always turn it into a casing, or at the very least, flatten it. Cakes dont fruit for crap.


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Re: vermiculite ontop of cake? [Re: HarveyWalbanger]
    #977807 - 10/20/02 09:08 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

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Cakes dont fruit for crap.




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Re: vermiculite ontop of cake? [Re: HarveyWalbanger]
    #977815 - 10/20/02 09:10 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

I disagree. Casing are better, but cakes are fine, especially if someone just wants to get a couple of fruits. Its a learning step.


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Re: vermiculite ontop of cake? [Re: dog]
    #977884 - 10/20/02 09:44 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

Nice cake... heres 2 cambodian half pints....

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Re: vermiculite ontop of cake? [Re: ihavetofindit]
    #978247 - 10/20/02 11:45 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

When i left some of the dry verm on top of a cake, it pinned very well in that area, and was lacking in the uncovered areas. Does it do something? For me it insured many pins.


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Re: vermiculite ontop of cake? [Re: ihavetofindit]
    #978554 - 10/21/02 02:29 AM (14 years, 7 months ago)

A lot of folks do this over at Mycotopia. They call it double ended casing. Some swear by it.

From what ive seen however, the result from a double-ended cased cake is similar to a traditional cake as far as yield.

Save that verm for more cakes or a real casing.


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Re: vermiculite ontop of cake? [Re: HisStudent]
    #978891 - 10/21/02 06:24 AM (14 years, 7 months ago)

or even better yet do a simple bulk spwan with poo


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