Express strong brew of black tea in a warm place for three days. After this time, its surface will begin to take an oily film slimy to the touch. Give "Bud" to gain strength, to get stronger. So the process went faster, add a little pinch of sugar. A month and a half old mold will acquire conventional mushroom shape and dense texture. Now it can be placed in 3-liter jar in a permanent place and to take care of the "miracle healer" in accordance with generally accepted traditions.
Use another method of obtaining Kombucha. If you do not have the specks of the fungus, but there is water in which it developed, do the following: pour in the liquid 2-3 tablespoons of sugar (per liter) and spicy tea. In a week the whole mixture will start to perkiset, formed on the surface of the thin film.
Put a 3-liter jar with a mushroom in a place where it will not interfere, but so that you do not forget about it. Drink cover with cheesecloth into four layers and tie, otherwise you can wind up gnats. Cover the jar with a lid, because fungus needs air to breathe.
Use the body of one Kombucha to getting another one. Carefully remove one layer of the multilayer of the adult mushroom. Rinse with cool boiled water at this part and then pour warm water in three-liter jar. Cover the jar with cheesecloth and leave the mushroom in 1-1,5 days. Do not fertilize the newborn mushroom at this time no sugar, no tea. Using a day or more to place the fungus in the prepared solution.
Prepare solution for Kombucha: take 2 teaspoons of black leaf tea and make the tea. Strain the resulting brew and pour it into hot boiled water. Add sugar at the rate of 2-3 tablespoons per one liter of water and stir the solution so that the sugar is dissolved.
Gently dip the mushroom into the cooled solution. The optimal temperature for the existence of the fungus 25C. At low temperatures (below 17оС) the fungus does not develop.