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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: December 09, 2008, 07:42:59 PM »
Thanks for the info.  Wish I had started this a long time ago, I am having a lot of fun with it.

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: December 09, 2008, 07:25:29 PM »
Hi .... Made another set of jars a couple of days ago and noticed that some of the jars look like water seeped in while in the pressure cooker.   Should these be tossed or should I try to inoculate them..??  Here's a couple pics .. how they looked out of the pressure cooker.....






BTW ... here are a couple pics of spore prints.  Just wondering if you guys know roughly how many syringes I can get per print?





Oh yeah .. mushie salad was excelllllant~! Thanks..

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: December 04, 2008, 09:22:05 PM »
I got it at Bed, Bath, and Beyond..it is a Nesco .. it has the temp. settings from 95-155 and has 4 trays.  Cost about 59 bucks and we had 20% coupon.  It was worth it.  I'll put a pick up of the batch I just dried.  I checked on them after about 12 hours but they probably were dry before that.


I have 8 grams there and I think the wife and I are going to throw them on our salad tomorrow night.  Should be fun.

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: December 04, 2008, 08:55:26 PM »
thanks for the info, I cured my drying problem, went out and bought a dehydrater, now they are coming out cracker hard .. LOL  Also just took my first spore print and I was amazed at the pretty dark purple color of the print and how thick it was.  Which brings me to my next question - do you know how many syringes I can get out of a quarter to fifty cent size spore print?  Can't wait for tomorrow night, so I can see how well my drying process worked~!   ^_^
And right now I am making cakes in 3 gallon buckets on perilite and it seems to be working well for me.  I also have one bucket that I am using a reptile aquarium humidfier and that seems to be working really good. 
 

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: December 01, 2008, 09:52:14 PM »
Hey I am back.  Just wanted to keep you posted - been busy in the lab.  But I am wondering my mushies don't seem to be growing more than about 3-4" tall and the biggest cap I've had so far is roughly 1-1 1/2" in diameter.  And then of course each flush seems to be getting smaller here is a picture of the third flush from original cake in this thread


oh by the way I am working with treasure coast is this a characteristic for this strain?

I try my best to search through this site before I start to ask questions and bother anyone.  Just want to make sure this is normal.
and here is a pic of a flush I dried but still they are not getting cracker hard but are spongy.  Some friends of mine and I have eaten them and had a good time on last camping trip.

Included here is a picture of a stump at our campgrounds with a lot of shrooms growing out of it, which I thought was cool. I know they are not cubbies but thought it looked cool.





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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: November 21, 2008, 07:58:45 PM »
Baph - thanks ... this new hobby has been a whole lot of fun and am still making adjustments to the way I am doing things.  I have a cake getting ready to fruit now and it looks like my best one yet. Thanks for your input and look forward to my next fishing TRIP~!  ^_^

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: November 19, 2008, 07:11:48 PM »
Yes I love to trout fish. I actually only caught one golden but where I fish it is mostly brookies, browns, and rainbows.  And some cutthroats too.  As I continue my new hobby I am sure I will have more questions. Thanks.

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: November 13, 2008, 10:29:13 PM »
Thanks PWarrior.  I thought that may be the case but it is nice to get some input about it from someone with expierience.  Actually a friend and I researched a few and had a lot of fun doing so.  If only my high school teacher could see me now~! LOL

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: November 12, 2008, 06:06:37 PM »

these are cakes in the fruiting chamber that I made myself using the PF-TEK verm brown rice substrate I learned about on this site.  Any input would be appreciated. My main concerns are the blueing because of what I have heard about contamination has me worried.  do you think these have signs of contamination?

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: November 12, 2008, 06:03:14 PM »

Cake being dunked for 24 hrs.

First flush

Second Flush growing on first cake.  This cake was one of three cakes that I recieved from University Scientific.  I tossed the other two because of something black growing in the jars.

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: November 12, 2008, 05:51:24 PM »

Cake right out of dunking

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: November 12, 2008, 07:51:00 AM »
hey Sin thanks a lot .. I am off to work now but will try it later.

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: November 11, 2008, 08:32:58 PM »
How do you put up pictures?  Everything I do does not work. Thanks.

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PF - Tek / Re: New hobby
« on: November 11, 2008, 07:43:02 PM »
Me again ... also I want to say I have used the PF-Tek verm and brown rice flour and made my own substrate jars and have inoculated them and they seem to be doing better than the jars I received from U.S.    Like I said, pics will be coming soon and all input I can get will be helpful.
Thanks.

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PF - Tek / New hobby
« on: November 11, 2008, 07:39:11 PM »
Hi, I have been looking for a new hobby and decided that studying mushrooms would be a fun one.  Back in Aug. 08 I bought a kit from Universal Scientific. The kit came with three pre-sterilized and pasturized substrate jars. I inoculated them and now I am on my way. Since then I have done a lot of studying and reading and found this site, and think this site is awesome from what I have read.  I will post some pictures soon of my progress as I am well on my way.  My biggest concern is contamination and I am hoping that when I am able to send the pics someone can give me some insight.  Mostly I noticed as my substrate jars were colonizing every now and then I would see very light blueing streaks and they would go away. I also noticed sometimes what look like little yellowish water spots trapped inside the glass.  I will be sending pics soon.
Fattrout

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