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Fungi2b

Casing ?s

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Iv tried 3 different things. no case, thin case .25 inch and a half inch case

No case has produced the best so far. (Already dunked and going into 2nd flush) followed by thin case.

My question it more clarification than a question but how important is a case layer if your good with your mist and fan game and keep your work clean. My understanding is that for cubes the case just adds a buffer for r.h and tams. If you got that under control it's not needed.

Am I right or wrong?IMAG0349.jpg.2c238ae0d0038920ac534c17a4019aef.jpg1502340447306949045514.jpg.c1bf9fab7883e6aac70a5756e53767f4.jpgno case vs case.

BTW any guess on the top pic strain? Or bottom one for that matter?

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your understanding is very far off from the truth. what you need to do is learn why mushrooms form primordia, then adjust your technique. 

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OK I tried that and came to the conclusion that primordia is kinda like stem cells and it kinda forms when evaporation is present  the shroom grows from it not the myc.

Help me man cause Iv got it wrong

And if I'm really really off y is the no case doing so well? Compared to cases trays?

I'd like to understand better.

Lol trust that this is not a case of "I grew a few shrooms and now I'm a pro"

I still don't know my dick from a stink horn in the ground. 

 

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for cubes: casings should not be used if RH will be above 90% a casing is ideal for RH conditions between 70-85% RH. You must cause evaporation. The casing will prevent the mycelium and substrate from drying out. If your pinset is lacking with a casing it is due to user error.

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OK I'm sure your right that's why I'm asking. User error should be my screen name.  I mist I fan I use wet perlite Iv got air stones. Iv got cased and no cased  no case is kicking ass but why?  What am I doing right or wrong that's making it do better? The only thing I can think is I'm still not misting and fanning enough to cause enough evaporation through the case layer. Am I close?

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Isn't evaporation rate directly connected with RH? I mean if RH is 90% the air isn't going to hold much more moisture so evaporation isn't going to really happen. It's always confused me

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I think you are right  the air does need to be dryer in order to have evap  that's how it works  I just don't know y one is growing better that the others and how I'm screwing up the cased ones.

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RH is not really tied directly to evaporation rate, but lower RH does help with evaporation a little. the rate of evaporation is going to depend on how much energy is in the water molecules. the more energy the faster evaporation occurs. it can be 10% RH and a puddle will still stay on the ground. add energy to the water molecules with heat for example and it dries up fast. that is why we fan the casing. to create evaporation.

your perlite and air stones are the first thing that need to go with cased substrates. you do not need those, and they do more damage than good. follow the bulk teks. perlite and air stones are not part of bulk teks, thats pf tek.

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K will do

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I like to keep open air trays rh isn't so important in bulk if you water it enough. No casing can be faster cause it takes less time to colonized less subs.

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Sounds good,no wonder half your possessions r jars.

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