[Tastebridge] Stipticus (Glowing) Mushroom Update
downs.matt at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 11:17:18 PST 2012
Super exciting! Thank you so much, Roger!
I'll be at nb tonight around 7p.
On Sun, Jan 8, 2012 at 2:57 PM, Roger H <domitron at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Stipticus Update
> I have four Stipticus mushrooms bags glowing brightly that are designated
> for the Noisebridge. Three of them were created using my slow technique of
> liquid culture direct to fruiting substrate and are about 90% colonized.
> While LC direct to fruit out substrate works GREAT for most aggressive
> mycelium, it is an exceptionally poor technique for Stipiticus that causes
> bag colonization times from 6 to 8 weeks as a result of very poor leap off
> from the LC to the substrate (and sometimes I couldn't get any leap at all).
> The fourth bag is 100% colonized and was made using traditional spawn
> techniques which reduced colonization time down to 2 weeks (from spawning)
> with spawn generation taking about two weeks. In other words, using this
> more traditional pathway halved the time needed from LC to bag completion.
> Also the spawn-inoculated bags seem to be harder colonized than the
> LC-inoculated ones, which will means we can probably expect
> brighter-glowing and more fruits. I think this is because the substrate is
> a professional one supplemented with Spawn Mate (thanks to Ray who
> collected the wood substrate from a mushroom production place).
> At any rate, I'll be bringing these four bags to you all maybe tomorrow
> or, at the latest, next Sunday. From the time the bags are opened, you can
> expect glowing pins in two weeks, with a fruit maturation of about three to
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