I first (properly) used magic truffles a few months ago and fell in love right away. Growkits are legal in NL so I ordered a few of those to get a cheaper stash. Little did I know, mushrooms are interesting as hell. It didn't take long until I spent most of my free time looking at them grow, fanning, misting and of course reading lots and lots of stuff. I'm just now starting my first grow and I figured it was time to stop lurking and start contributing.
My progress so far:
I ordered a Cambodian spore solution from a Dutch webshop and used that to inoculate 4 250ml jars of WBS.
Growth differed quite a bit between the 4 and the first one was fully colonized about a week ago.
The three remaining jars of WBS. One on the left was shook recently. Middle was shook yesterday. Right seems almost done.
I injected sterile, distilled water into that jar through the SHIP, shook it and then sucked it up again. I injected the water into another sterile jar.
I then used that solution to inoculate 12 quart jars. Those are now standing in a box in my room, still waiting for the first signs of growth.
When they’re done I hope to spawn them to a bulk substrate of coco coir and coffee. I’ll then case that with some pre-pasteurized casing material that I’ve ordered. For containers I’ll be using small growboxes like the one in the picture. I know they’re not ideal but space and financial constraints made them the best option (for now).
I've also ordered a LC of Galindoi which I'll expand with the same grain method and then use to innoculate large bags of WBS or Rye. Truffles seem to be a lot easier so we'll see how that goes.
Album with all pictures
What I hope to do in the near future:
I’d like to get a SAB and start working on my own spore prints and G2G transfers. I’d also like to learn more about cloning / finding a good substrain. That part is still a little fuzzy to me so I’ll keep reading.
What do you guys think? Any tips or ideas?
Edited by MrModeon, 04 April 2017 - 08:01 PM.