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Contamination FAQ * 3
    #1087450 - 12/11/02 05:02 PM (21 years, 5 months ago)

For all off you people who desire more knowledge:

What are common contaminants of the mushroom culture ?

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno] * 7
    #1087522 - 11/26/02 11:48 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

thank you, anno, it's very helpful :smile: 


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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #1092341 - 11/27/02 09:15 PM (21 years, 5 months ago)

yeah thanks for that one
i'll be useing that as a refrince
from time to time....

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #1092514 - 11/27/02 10:11 PM (21 years, 5 months ago)

Hey Anno,

Is it possible we can add pictures to that?

If so there should be quite a few pictures in the first thread here.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Karen]
    #1092979 - 11/28/02 01:10 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

>Is it possible we can add pictures to that?
Of course.

>If so there should be quite a few pictures in the first thread here.
The faq is under construction right now, I?m adding the pictures as we speak.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #1093078 - 11/28/02 02:01 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

nice f.a.q.;-)

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #1093366 - 11/28/02 07:37 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

How about adding the possible health risks / side effects from each?


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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #1093874 - 11/28/02 01:00 PM (21 years, 5 months ago)

Sure. Want to contribute?

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #1095556 - 11/29/02 06:07 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

I would if I could. My only bad shroom reaction was this....

"Has anyone ever had this happen? About an hour after eating 4 dry grams I noticed a tingle in my hands. Shortly after my skin and eyes developed a redish tint and swelled a little bit. It went away a few hours later."
http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=Contams&Number=1078995&page=1&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1

The shrooms looked textbook perfect so I have no idea what caused it. As such I'm not sure I'd be much help.




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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #1097101 - 11/29/02 09:40 PM (21 years, 5 months ago)

That FAQ was a great idea Anno, nice work.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #1097779 - 11/30/02 02:31 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

Great.

For those pictures it would be great if you could have 2 different pics at least for each contam. One of the first signs of the contam and one of the full blown contam. A lot of newbies are not familiar with the first signs of particular contams.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Karen]
    #1097993 - 11/30/02 07:20 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

Updated.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #1098512 - 11/30/02 01:53 PM (21 years, 5 months ago)

Better and better. Nice work.


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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #1103215 - 12/02/02 04:29 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

Updated once again.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: zeronio]
    #1109637 - 12/04/02 10:36 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

Is it confiremd lipstick mold or could it be something different?

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #1112380 - 12/05/02 12:55 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

It could be something different and there are also at least 2 different species in those plates. When I searched the net I found several different red mold species. One of them - Monascus purpureus is even used in food fermentation: (http://www.allok.com/)

It was so beautiful that I'm almost sorry I didn't keep it.  :wink: 

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #1124130 - 12/09/02 07:04 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

Great FAQ Anno! By the way, I've been reading in the newsgroup Alt.drugs.mushrooms that common table salt will kill cobweb mold without hurting the mycellium. Any truth to this that you know of?

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Pinhead]
    #1124291 - 12/09/02 08:41 AM (21 years, 5 months ago)

I heard that one can apply it on casings to stop it from spreading. But this is for bigger projects.
If you have a small casing, it?s not worth trying salvaging it really...

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #1133277 - 12/11/02 05:02 PM (21 years, 5 months ago)

Thax for more great info Anno.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #1198385 - 01/07/03 03:27 PM (21 years, 4 months ago)

yum. the picture sucks but you can make out all the nasties some what.




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Re: New contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #1200546 - 01/08/03 10:35 AM (21 years, 4 months ago)

very nice job, im sure that will help people out.


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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Zero7a1]
    #1201773 - 01/08/03 04:14 PM (21 years, 4 months ago)

just in case some people missed my reply to comario in the disinfectant spray post i had this dust remover stuff that when you tilt it a certain way it releases a very cold spray which can freeze stuff. so i thought you could freeze possible contams at early stages avoiding the trouble and uncertainty of h202 spray, why not freeze? anyway i thought this might be a good find for everyone. i froze the shit out of that cake, well the green and the cobweb MUAHAHAHAHAAH! ... :smile:  :grin:


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    #1214744 - 01/13/03 12:52 PM (21 years, 4 months ago)

thanks anno, i am using this already ( unfortunately )

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Re: New contamination FAQ [Re: DSD]
    #1347054 - 03/02/03 01:55 PM (21 years, 2 months ago)

If someone wanted to identify or confirm a contamination how would they go about doing it? Is it possible to do at home with some research or would it have to be sent to a lab or something?


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Re: New contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #1347339 - 03/02/03 03:55 PM (21 years, 2 months ago)

Awesome, but you have Dry Bubble on there twice. is it completely different or just an accident?

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Re: New contamination FAQ [Re: FocusHawaii]
    #1347906 - 03/03/03 01:22 AM (21 years, 2 months ago)

Oops, fixed.

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Re: New contamination FAQ [Re: Birdman]
    #1347912 - 03/03/03 01:28 AM (21 years, 2 months ago)

>Is it possible to do at home with some research

It is, using a good book with an identification key
-> http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/23398

and a microscope.

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Re: New contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #1347967 - 03/03/03 02:14 AM (21 years, 2 months ago)

Excellent faq there :smile: very user friendly and so many pictures of green mould lol.


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Re: New contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #1406641 - 03/24/03 03:48 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

i was thinking we should collaborate our resources and find out what and when contaminant toxins srart taking effect. when is the onset of illness, what are the symptoms etc. i dont know if you have any info on this yourself, but i tried looking up and i couldnt really find anything. i went to some of the links on the first link you gave and didnt find anything. went to erowid and went to other links and couldnt find anything. some places require a password. i will be looking it up though. wanted to see if there was any information around, to kind of add on to the faq.


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Re: New contamination FAQ [Re: Zero7a1]
    #1579200 - 05/26/03 06:22 PM (20 years, 11 months ago)

super nice info and pics Anno, could it be possible to have the rigth way to use peroxide from agar to finish product also or is there a faq about it, i only seem to find bit and pieces of info


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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #1589983 - 05/29/03 05:38 PM (20 years, 11 months ago)

All I can say is. . .dude.

That is fantastic.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Pinhead]
    #1722372 - 07/16/03 05:39 PM (20 years, 10 months ago)

Arghgh, I just found this link, THANKS.
My cats births have been plagued by what I NOW know to be cobweb mold, yay now he can fix the problem !!


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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #1867817 - 08/31/03 06:19 AM (20 years, 8 months ago)

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    #2042489 - 10/25/03 04:47 PM (20 years, 6 months ago)

Hi,

I can't seem to find the Contamination FAQ. Is
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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: vermonster]
    #2044053 - 10/26/03 03:32 AM (20 years, 6 months ago)

In the first post of this thread there is a link to it.

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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #2044203 - 10/26/03 07:21 AM (20 years, 6 months ago)

Thanks Anno!,

For some reason with Mozilla it did'nt show as
a link. Works fine with IE/Opera.


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    #3329270 - 11/06/04 11:49 PM (19 years, 6 months ago)

Great FAQ, it was acually imformational and useful, thankx.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: IGnosticAbhorI]
    #3945673 - 03/20/05 06:25 PM (19 years, 2 months ago)

i bought a gold coloured one (can't remember the name) last saturday and i'm just waiting for the right day to take it (to avoid a bad trip) and it's been a week that i left it in the little plastic baggie.. it looks fine, i just don't want to take a chance coz i'm not so expirienced with shrooms.. !! so can i still eat it, or do i have to take it the day i buy it!?


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    #4046552 - 04/12/05 03:11 PM (19 years, 1 month ago)

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    #5445595 - 03/26/06 10:58 PM (18 years, 1 month ago)

How much is too much? It was my first time the other day and i consumed about a gram of shroomz. 90 mins later it barely hit so i blazed about 4 grams but it was an intense high not normal weed so im wondering if u take a low dosage of shroomz and add chron if chron becomes 10x? or if it was just mind over game?

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: kwikness]
    #5794995 - 06/27/06 06:12 AM (17 years, 10 months ago)

If possible, i'd like to help by contibuting to the "negative reprocussions" of contamination. Let me know how I can help.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: BigBrassBed]
    #5795187 - 06/27/06 09:04 AM (17 years, 10 months ago)

Cool, feel free to add your contribution by editing this document:
http://www.shroomery.org/wiki/pmwiki.php/Main/NegativeRepercussionsOfContamination

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Anno]
    #5795407 - 06/27/06 10:24 AM (17 years, 10 months ago)

Anno,

I don't know if you saw brass's thread in the Mush Cult or not...

he is a microbiologist and his personal field of experience is in bacteria.

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    #6566304 - 02/14/07 10:55 AM (17 years, 3 months ago)

Funky smelling Jars??

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smell alone is not a contaminate but rather a lingering left-over byproduct. they certainly should be clean by now and would probably work out, but who wants stinky trays around?

an old trick my mom used to use to clean out plastic water bottles that had that mildewey scent was to mix a few spoonfuls of cream of tartar in hot water, let sit for a while, and rinse. used to take care of those. things like vinegar (half vinegar & half water), or water & baking soda also can clean/absorb the odors



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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #6803803 - 04/18/07 10:24 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

yes i was wondering what those cobwebs were.... but how do i stop that from coming?? because the perlite is in the terrarium and i have to wait for the mecylin to start poking through the surface but only that cobweb shit came up?? i cant fan it because the mecylin needs to grow.. any reply would be cool thanx

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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: rambo__23]
    #8124224 - 03/09/08 05:55 PM (16 years, 2 months ago)

hi this is my first post, and i am fairly new to the forum and cultivation in general.

anyway i had two basic questions.

first: i inoculated my first batch of quart jars a month ago. it took awhile about a week before i had any mycellium; about day 8 i got my first few blotches and they grew quickly for the next two weeks. They stopped growing at about 80% and i noticed alot of piss colored saturation i the jar (what i now know to be wet-spot bacteria). I decided to pull the jars and birth the mycellium. It was four jars, seperated into 4 seperate tupperware containers to grow. Two of the containers have done nothing yet and the other two have regroup and started to grow quickly taking on about 75% of the substrate with some small pins. Now, since I know the "saturation" to be wet spot bacteria, should i just abort the operation? should i put in a controlled environment away from other grows? or continue on and see what happens?


second question: did my second inoculation about a week ago. six jars this time, and all are 80% or more. One of these - at about 98% - just has a tiny blue-green spot about the size of a pin head at the very bottom. Toss? wait? what about a partial birth( taking the top 50%)? such a shame this just came on within the last 24 hours.
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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: godfodder]
    #8124686 - 03/09/08 07:23 PM (16 years, 2 months ago)

welcome aboard.

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They stopped growing at about 80% and i noticed alot of piss colored saturation i the jar (what i now know to be wet-spot bacteria). I decided to pull the jars and birth the mycellium.




that piss colored stuff could have just been what we call "mycelium piss". if you birthed the mycelium before it had colonized all of the substrate, your taking a big risk of contamination to the uncolonized substrate.

for the second question...how big of a spot? are you sure it's not bruising? mycelium will bruise. but it does sound like green mold to me. id say wait it out and see what happens. keep it in the jar though.

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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: LayYouIn]
    #8124840 - 03/09/08 07:55 PM (16 years, 2 months ago)

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welcome aboard.

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They stopped growing at about 80% and i noticed alot of piss colored saturation i the jar (what i now know to be wet-spot bacteria). I decided to pull the jars and birth the mycellium.




that piss colored stuff could have just been what we call "mycelium piss". if you birthed the mycelium before it had colonized all of the substrate, your taking a big risk of contamination to the uncolonized substrate.

for the second question...how big of a spot? are you sure it's not bruising? mycelium will bruise. but it does sound like green mold to me. id say wait it out and see what happens. keep it in the jar though.




is their anyway to discern between piss and wet spot bacteria?

it is just a little tiny blue/green spot, about the size of a matchstick head. but i did look around some more and find another one about the same size. i read if i'm seeing it on the outside it's more then likely to be festering on the inside, so this one seems to be headed to the dumpster.

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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: godfodder]
    #8125543 - 03/09/08 10:15 PM (16 years, 2 months ago)

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is their anyway to discern between piss and wet spot bacteria?




does it smell at all? a foul smell would be a dead give away. can you take pictures?

btw, it's not actually piss, it's antibiotics...most just call it piss.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Pinhead]
    #8126859 - 03/10/08 09:51 AM (16 years, 2 months ago)

aight ima check this out, I just got rid of 8 jars that had some green shit in em, ima check out your faq, thanks a shit ton.

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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: LayYouIn]
    #8138055 - 03/12/08 05:42 PM (16 years, 2 months ago)

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godfodder said:
is their anyway to discern between piss and wet spot bacteria?




does it smell at all? a foul smell would be a dead give away. can you take pictures?

btw, it's not actually piss, it's antibiotics...most just call it piss.




just the foul smell rye takes on from sitting in water really. wish i could take some pics no camera though.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Pinhead]
    #10475753 - 06/09/09 05:36 AM (14 years, 11 months ago)

This is very helpful.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: boxtop703]
    #11040957 - 09/11/09 02:22 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

extremly helpfull!!

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    #11041409 - 09/11/09 03:55 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Awesome awesome awesome!

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    #11150989 - 09/29/09 02:50 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

I have tried it before and it helped from spreading but it does kill the area you put it on.


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    #11310846 - 10/24/09 09:52 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I want to know how to make 150 ppm chlorine solution? CAn someone help i am starting my first grow here soon and i want to avoid any contaminations.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Codyh415]
    #11967298 - 02/05/10 08:23 AM (14 years, 3 months ago)

This was much needed - Thanks.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: TuBlynd] * 1
    #12087228 - 02/24/10 04:40 AM (14 years, 2 months ago)

great job, makes me glad i have only seen a few of these

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #14762123 - 07/13/11 12:06 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Lol, so this was forever ago... But I'm working on my 50 posts anyway, I have that happen almost every time. Whether fresh, dried, cooked a bit, big, small, and any amount either... I usually turn like, dark. The worst of it being in my legs, like, sort of a purple-reddish color, like being really cold almost. I'm glad to hear it's not just me that turns funny colors. Lol, I had to ask my sober friends if I was just imagining it! XD


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Is this contam? [Re: comario2]
    #15159271 - 09/30/11 05:56 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)


It's been 5 days since I birthed. There is an identical cake next to this one in a separate fruiting chamber (2ltr soda bottle) that looks clean and is pinning wonderfully. This blue dot, as well as a few others, started popping up on day four. I swabbed it with a Q-tip and nothing came off. Then I used a bit more force and was able to scrape some of it off. I heard that means it's mold, but I just wanna make sure before I ditch the whole thing entirely. My fear is that it's a time bomb waiting to contaminate the successful one. Please help ASAP
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overcoming contamination? [Re: marawanna]
    #15225075 - 10/14/11 01:33 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

My buddy has a BRF cake that started off very healthy with thick fluffy white mycellium. however, after about 90% colonization he noticed that in the middle area of growth (the cake was colonizing from each side of the jar, right and left and growing to join each other) the mycellium was off white, even grey-ish colored so he assumed contamination but wasnt so sure. however the thick white mycellium seems to be overtaking this grey area and is covering it over with pure whiteness. if the grey gets covered with mycellium completely, does this mean the cake is safe? can mycellium overcome a weak contaminate? sorry he doesnt have pics..


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Re: overcoming contamination? [Re: Thomas999]
    #15357431 - 11/11/11 07:30 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Simple Question about my pasteurized straw.

That I left in the water for 2 days <- laziness
And came out with a sour smell.



I decided to inoculate the bags with LC's anyways.
Should i expect anything at all?
or is the sour smell a way for the bag to say "to much bacteria, I wont give you any mushrooms"

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Sporkvirus]
    #15882448 - 02/29/12 06:19 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Does anyone have a list of the common types of contams and what they are/how to combat them?

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Annulus420]
    #16614657 - 07/30/12 01:29 AM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Great guide! Identified my contamination very quickly with the pictures =]

Mushrooms live in a cruel cruel world =/

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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #16667242 - 08/08/12 06:08 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Thanks alot Anno, learned alot off of just that.

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: 306peaceofmind]
    #16717833 - 08/17/12 10:13 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

Rabbit poo being collected in a bucket with lid has formed the "beautiful white" referred to in the cultivation section of this site. The poo is being collected from areas not mixed with urine , for this reason I was curious whether it could be inoculated without too much worry about contamination. Do I need to crush it or mix it with straw or does it have the potential to be used as is ? (Have started a liquid culture using dextrose )

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: Pinhead]
    #17007012 - 10/10/12 06:34 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

Is there an easy way to tell the difference between blue mold and the blue bruising of the Ps. race?


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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: nmwts3]
    #17036242 - 10/15/12 04:02 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

Great FAQ on Contams.  Pictures helped alot, never seen Lipstick mold before.  Kinda lives up to its name 0.o

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Re: New contamination FAQ under construction [Re: ShiitakeWarrior]
    #17493928 - 01/03/13 08:32 PM (11 years, 4 months ago)

what.kind of antibiotics would someone  for common green contams? Heard of spraying hydro peroxide, does this work?

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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #18145212 - 04/21/13 03:09 PM (11 years, 30 days ago)

My question is about the yellow colored contams. I have 3 jars colonizing at the moment and all three have a yellowish color to them, looks like they are pretty moist on the inside which concerns me. Could this be because of bacteria or can these be kept to fruit?

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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #19471584 - 01/25/14 11:33 AM (10 years, 3 months ago)

I was wondering if these black specks are just verm under the mycelium, or actual mold. First birth so I kinda have no clue what is ok and what is bad! Really don't kno how to post a picture on here either lol.  re

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    #19471640 - 01/25/14 11:46 AM (10 years, 3 months ago)

Those specs are just pieces of the vermiculite.


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    #19471681 - 01/25/14 11:53 AM (10 years, 3 months ago)

Great to hear! Thanks haha

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Re: Contamination FAQ [Re: Anno]
    #20083552 - 06/04/14 02:46 PM (9 years, 11 months ago)

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For all off you people who desire more knowledge:

What are common contaminants of the mushroom culture ?




thanks for putting in the effort to put that all together, Anno.

that is an amazing breakdown of Contaminants.

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    #20207561 - 06/30/14 12:50 PM (9 years, 10 months ago)

Out of all the contams, which are "safe", what will kill me?

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    #20559359 - 09/12/14 06:48 PM (9 years, 8 months ago)

Much appreciated. Great pics... Very comprehensive..

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    #20672072 - 10/07/14 04:47 PM (9 years, 7 months ago)

Hey this is my first brf grow and i just harvested my first flush then dunked for a minimum of 12 hrs, i placed them into my fc but they were looking very blue and bruised when i took them out of the dunk . Today they look a little browm , ill post some pics pls any feed back will be a great help !!!

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    #20745923 - 10/24/14 02:31 AM (9 years, 6 months ago)

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Hello friends I am rather new to mycology, and I have some questions.




Make a new thread and we can help out, but not here. This is the FAQ thread. New post in upper right hand side of the forum.

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