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#1 BigHoward

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Posted 01 November 2006 - 06:01 PM

I have 2 Casings
1. WBS with Thin layer of top and bottom Peat/Veri Mix ( it was All I had to work with) and the top of it is Nice and white boredering on a crystalline life form. Its pretty much even did not patch it. Toward Center its a little darker than around the sides its more white. I used one Qt of WBS on this one.
It has been in the fruiting chamber for coming up on 2 weeks. No Sign of Pins.
2. The second one was made with a thick layer of Peat/Veri mix on Botton and top. Took about 5 days extra in the incubator to get it to deveoped as far as the first one. It is a Drarkish color with white Crystaline Life forms poping out every where. It was made with 2 Qts Rye. It is 5 days behind the 1st thin casing. As of 2PM there are Pins Every Where TOOO MANY TOOO Count.
Did I let the first casing develop too far before placing in the fruiting chamber, or is there that big a difrence between using 2Qt of Rye w/Thick Peat/Veri VS 1 Qt WBS w/Thin Peat/Veri ???? As far as development of Pins go.
I tried to compensate for the diffrence by the amount of Peat/Veri I used.
Please give me your best guess.
I will post picutres later tonight.
As soon as I figure out How. :eusa_wall
This is anoying I can build a computer from spare part but have had little to no experice with digital pictures and posting.
The good news is the boss let me barrow her digital camera and I have pictures.
Also I will be posting 2 plus grow logs w/some curent picuters and also some experiments with BRF jars made with tyvek and self sealing inoculation points. And my GloveBox Too.
I get to do my 1st Bulk Pin Dance :dance::dance::dance:
I Have Arrived :meditate:
I say Bulk Pin Dance Cause I have had pins on my 3 BRF cakes. As of 3 weeks ago, Well acutually I've had more than Pins, I have had an Ounce+ a week (Wet) apx 30 to 33 grams (Wet)
Could not of done it with out you all. You are the bestess.
Will have specail THK in Grow Logs to a few people that really inspired me. Just hope I can live up to the High Standards Mycotopia sets.
THX EVERY ONE>
BigHoward
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Posted 01 November 2006 - 06:36 PM

The good news is the boss let me barrow her digital camera and I have pictures.

lol make sure you dont forget to delete em! and congrats on your success :)

#3 BigHoward

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Posted 01 November 2006 - 06:43 PM

Not Bad my 1 Bulk Pins & My 1st Picture Post all in the same day :greenboun

Oh Yea !! Not only do I delete but I delete again and take picuters of the dog till full and then let her find those.

#4 reverend trips

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Posted 01 November 2006 - 08:13 PM

I get to do my 1st Bulk Pin Dance

I'll get in on that :dance: :dance: :dance:

#5 Mycorama

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Posted 03 November 2006 - 12:29 PM

i dont think having too many pinns to count is a BAD thing...

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Posted 03 November 2006 - 01:45 PM

:dance: :dance:
Congrats on the pins
great feeling

#7 Sidestreet

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Posted 03 November 2006 - 02:36 PM

:eusa_clap :eusa_clap :eusa_clap

#8 BigHoward

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 04:37 AM

Thank You :teeth:


Thank You :teeth:


Thank You :teeth:

THX One and ALL
BTW what about the one that is not pinning, the one that looks like a crystaline life form what do I need to do with that one , (dip it, flush it, patch it, another layer of soil, a layer of cori, a layer veri) Or just give it more time ?????????????????????/

I just don't know please help me.:shy::greenboun

#9 golly

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 08:32 AM

That's another crossroad where experience comes into play..If the substrate
is well hydrated then nothing needs to be done ...If it seems drier than optimum - a flood or dunk can help alot...Sometimes sprinkling on a very thin, open and corse layer of verm can protect further surface drying and stimulate pin formation....




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