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Re: Great Expectations

  • Subject: Re: Great Expectations
  • From: michael shelton <wilddog_202@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 19:12:03 -0700 (PDT)

George if ur interested, go to this site

--- michael shelton <wilddog_202@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Butch say; George
> I wasn't clear or complete about the process. The
> main
> part and the first part of what you are says is:
> Glamoles fungus comes first then comes other fungus
> and bacteria. Including a group of fungus called PAM
> fungus and if u lift a small pile of organic matter
> you'll see white stringy looking fungus call white
> rot
> fungus. Mushrooms, toadstools and to many other
> things
> to mention.
> But lets talk about the glamoles for a moment. The
> root looking part of the fungus protrudes into
> substrate, think of it as your finger if you licked
> it
> and stuck it into a bowl of sugar. Around this root
> are ions of all the minerals (looking like the sugar
> sticking to your finger) that made up the organic
> matter that is decomposing and they are readily
> available to the plant because they are no longer in
> compound. Finally it starts to be useful to the
> worms,
> bugs and other criters to perform other functions in
> the process.
> Back to minerals dropping out of trees. Yes they do
> in
> fact drop out of trees, leaves, twigs in a form that
> plants cannot use. Now the glamoles (the main one)
> and
> the whole process start to turn these minerals that
> just droped out of trees into a form the plants can
> use. Exactly at the interface between the bottom of
> this compost and the soil surface is where the
> compost
> starts to migrate into the substrate if you don't
> start mixing and digging and poking around. Which
> takes me back to what I've said many times "mulch
> and
> get the hell out of the way". God will take over and
> do the rest.
> --- "W. George Schmid" <hostahill@Bellsouth.net>
> wrote:
> > I agree, but remember that minerals don't drop out
> > of trees. They are mixed
> > with all that good organic stuff by billions of
> > worms, ants, and other
> > critters both large and small and even bacteria
> size
> > that mix the substrate
> > with the organics at the interface. George
> > 
> > W. George Schmid
> > Hosta Hill - Tucker Georgia USA
> > Zone 7a - 1188 feet AMSL
> > 84-12'-30" West_33-51' North
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