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Mushroom cultivation => PF - Tek => Topic started by: XinTaH on April 08, 2004, 12:38:35 PM

Title: "Mushrooms using pftek method" question :)
Post by: XinTaH on April 08, 2004, 12:38:35 PM
hi,

i had some troubles removing the cake from the glass and damaged the mushrooms that allreade grown in it ... they were starting to turn darkish black green ... is this normal (am total newb here) take a look at the pictures and please let me know if i need to worry, if they're eatable and shit like that :)
maybe some advice like how to remove the cake :)
Title: "Mushrooms using pftek method" question :)
Post by: anno on April 08, 2004, 05:53:37 PM
It's is normal for mushrooms to blue when bruised.
You should transfer the cakes to the terrarium before the mushrooms have grown that big.
Title: "Mushrooms using pftek method" question :)
Post by: XinTaH on April 09, 2004, 10:17:07 AM
thx,
well there's a first time for everything. thx for the tip.

So i can eat them if i like :) pfew.
still drying though.
Title: "Mushrooms using pftek method" question :)
Post by: Jopo on April 25, 2004, 12:23:16 PM
I am heading on, past the great pf and on to the popcorn tek.  Knowing that i have no clue on where to get this white popcorn, i was figuring i'd ask and see if i could use just regular yellow cernals for this tek?  I also can not find where to get crushed oyster shells for the peatmoss/verm casing, would this be a problem or is the oyster shells optional?  When these jars i am preparing to do have fully colonized i was going to use some in bulk growing with a peat/verm mix, i am just wondering if standard Psylocybe Cubensis would grow large flushes and that if the bulk container i am using is to big for a terrarium but had a lid i was thinking on using it itself as a terraium by misting, would this be possible?
Title: "Mushrooms using pftek method" question :)
Post by: anno on April 25, 2004, 11:12:37 PM
>Knowing that i have no clue on where to get this white popcorn, i was figuring i'd
>ask and see if i could use just regular yellow cernals for this tek?

Yes.


>I also can not find where to get crushed oyster shells for the peatmoss/verm
>casing, would this be a problem or is the oyster shells optional?
They are optional as long you have limestone flour.

> i am just wondering if standard Psylocybe Cubensis would grow large flushes
Yes, it eh conditions are right.

> and that if the bulk container i am using is to big for a terrarium but had a lid i
>was thinking on using it itself as a terraium by misting, would this be possible?

Yes, this is possible.