First time growing in filter patch bags. How do my bags look? (Grey Oyster)

Discussion in 'EDIBLE & MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS' started by squidgygoanna, Aug 10, 2017.

  1. Ratatoskr

    Ratatoskr Plenipotentiary Supporter

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    if you are not supplementing what you have done sounds good i.e. the pasteurization. you can also try this tek https://mycotek.org/index.php?threads/53/ to save on electricity, adjusting water volumes for properly hydrated straw pellets.

    or if you want to submerge you can always try the lime pasteurization technique from aloha medicals (i think). here is a placce in the states that you could possibly get some stainless steel wire mesh https://www.twpinc.com/wire-mesh-material/stainless-steel
     
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    Thanks for that link Ratatoskr, that tek looks very promising! might achieve more consistent results doing it that way. Going to do some experimentation
    and find out exactly how much water is needed to bring a single bag of pellets to field capacity and go from there
     
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    I see in that tek it says to use boiling water. Would following that exact method work for straw? or would I need to ensure that the water temperature is at the maximum temp (82 Celsius) for pasteurization before adding it to the pellets?