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Offline Morrie3

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Shiitake success
« on: August 17, 2012, 01:01:38 PM »
This is from one of Shifa's kits.  I didn't soak it long enough the first time and the pins aborted.  The second time I gave it a long soak and left it out in the rain.  I'm very pleased with the success of this.  Well done Shifa.   I would like to get some more kits.


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Re: Shiitake success
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2012, 01:17:56 PM »
Great photo of some really gigantic fruit!

Well done the pair of you!  Props out. 

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Re: Shiitake success
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2012, 08:35:09 AM »
Nice looking shiitakes. Still my favourite fresh mushies-mine have struggled with the frost and snow, looking forward to warm weather.

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Re: Shiitake success
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2012, 10:15:43 AM »
Does anybody have advice on how to encourage or speed up browning of blocks?

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Re: Shiitake success
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2012, 09:11:41 PM »
patience my friend is the only acvice i can give.
although i do believe some growers brown them outside the bag i assume that would speed it up.
im not a pheasant plucker im a pheasant pluckers son ill sit here plucking pheasants till the pheasant pluckings done

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Re: Shiitake success
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2012, 12:58:18 PM »
I didn't want to start another thread, but here is a pic of another of Shifa's kits.   I had some problems initially with massive pinning and little growth, but finally it got going and has produced a nice crop.


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Re: Shiitake success
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2012, 04:45:40 PM »
very elegant looking shrooms . long legs and pretty tops.
im not a pheasant plucker im a pheasant pluckers son ill sit here plucking pheasants till the pheasant pluckings done

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Re: Shiitake success
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2012, 09:21:49 PM »
wow, nice crop.

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Re: Shiitake success
« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2018, 08:07:52 PM »
Feel excited