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#21 siam_jim

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 07:13 AM

sad, was it a cold dunk? plain water? how many hours did you dunk it for?


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Posted 03 January 2007 - 07:27 AM

I used cold water, held the cake in it for about 10 hours.
Such troubles never occured when I used same technique with cubies.

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 08:12 AM

everything so far is good, pan loves the cold range, how's the temp and FAE. you have pics?


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Posted 03 January 2007 - 09:18 AM

Pan mycelium really weakens after the first flush and the substrate may take on too much water in a 10 hour dunk..
Sometimes i'll just add more casing and keep that moist, to encourage a second flush...Contams often begin to show as the second flush developes..

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 10:18 AM

FEA is the same (as I wrote above), temperature is 20-22 C.
How many flushes do they produce and are there any alternative techiques to stimulate fruiting after the first wave is harvested?

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 11:53 AM

For me , the second flush is about 25% of the first ...I rarely make it to the third and sometimes even the second flush is a challenge..So i really dont waste too much time and energy on a tray after the main flush..I may add some verm in a thin layer but thats about it...

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 01:59 AM

Nicely done al-cabar.
Beautiful photos too!

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 07:45 PM

awesome! never tried pans before. are they a different trip compared to cubies? whats the diff between them other than species and size? way more potency?

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Posted 05 January 2007 - 02:15 PM

I'm making a new cake at the moment: dung, straw, sphagnum: 1:1:0.3.
When should I use slack lime?
Should I put it into cake or into casing layer?
That is how it look like.
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Posted 05 January 2007 - 02:39 PM

those are some nice looking aliens there! nice job!

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Posted 05 January 2007 - 06:09 PM

awesome! never tried pans before. are they a different trip compared to cubies? whats the diff between them other than species and size?


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Posted 07 January 2007 - 10:48 PM

thanks water

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Posted 15 January 2007 - 04:23 AM

I've decided to show here the entire technique I was using, perhaps somebody'll find it useful.
Substrate
We shall need some dung (from cow or from a horse), and it better be dry. And we need some straw, in my case - cereals straw.
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As the dung was made by the horse in rather big pieces, I was forced to reduce it to fine particles manually. Here's the result.
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The hand after hard labour :)
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The substarte is often being filled with different stuff, in my case it was sphagnum moss, cut very small.
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We mix it all, and as a result we have a heap of poo, straw and sphagnum (1:1:0.3).
Then we take a sock, desirably a clean one, not from the foot, and fill it with substrate. You can witness the process below.
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Then we roll socks in such marvellous donuts,I think it's quite clear how to do that.
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For sure, you may not roll them, but how can one grow without aesthetics? :)

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#34 al-cabar

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Posted 15 January 2007 - 04:51 AM

Then we take a pan, about 7-10 liters in capacity, boil some water, let it get as cold as 70 C, and put there our donuts. Then we press it from above for, as everybody knows, the shit doesn't sink.
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Then we cover it with a lid and cover it with something to keep warmth for about 15 hours.
I covered it in the evening, and uncovered when I woke up, around dinner.
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The donuts are stinky and wet, but that's the cost of production.
Inoculating the substrate with mycelium
Here we're coming to the most crucial moment. I've had some Pan. Cyanescens mycelium ready; here's the mycelium in a pie-box:
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We load 2 sock-donuts into this miraculous bowl and mix everything up.
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Then we cover it with a lid and put into some dark place for succesfull growth.
The inoculation took place in a bedside-table, which was first cleansed with a 15W UV. The dung is very firm to any contaminations, especially when we have some developed mycelium on it.
Here are photos from the pie-box:
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Hotbed
As this species requires good FEA, the hotbed is corresponding.
We get a pie-box, cut some holes around it's perimeter, glue them around, and glue some hygienic tampons.
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A view from above
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That is the thing I'll be using to create mist spray.
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PS: I'm very sorry, but I failed to find out, how to attach photos directly to mycotopia. If someone writes a step-by-step guide for me, I'll re-upload'em all.

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Posted 15 January 2007 - 11:25 AM

Looks great so far...! :thumbup:

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Posted 23 January 2007 - 02:52 PM

CASING
Well, now we're setting about the final stage of cultivation!
The casing consists of flower soil, a bit of sphagnum, lots of sand, and 2 grams of cocaine, as you can see below :)
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Certainly, it is not cocaine, but slack lime, I decided to add it, yet pH, accordingly to the soil package, was supposed to be 5,5-7,5.
Determining the casing's humidity
We add some water, take the lump in the hand and squezze it.
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Drops of water should appear, but water must not flow on no account.
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Then we put it into a liter-jar, and put it into a pan for 1,5 hour, then let it get cold.
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I'll case it tomorrow.
A few days ago half of the box moved to the pie-box - hotbed.
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Posted 23 January 2007 - 08:08 PM

A fine picture book Al...:thumbup: ..thanx...now where did i put my tampons..:amazed:

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Posted 24 January 2007 - 01:29 PM

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Now I will be waiting :bow: :loveeyes:

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Posted 24 January 2007 - 03:00 PM

Very nice, al!

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Posted 28 January 2007 - 04:20 AM


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I'm waiting for beginning of fruiting

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