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OfflineT0aD
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can the spore print be contaminated ?
    #1374159 - 03/14/03 12:00 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

and then when I make the syringe the cake will be contaminated ?


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Re: can the spore print be contaminated ? [Re: T0aD]
    #1374172 - 03/14/03 12:10 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Sure.


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Re: can the spore print be contaminated ? [Re: Anno]
    #1374191 - 03/14/03 12:19 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

thx


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Re: can the spore print be contaminated ? [Re: T0aD]
    #1374204 - 03/14/03 12:27 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

most prints are contaminated. You should have a look at some of the 'sterile' prints people send under a microscope!


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Re: can the spore print be contaminated ? [Re: Zen Peddler]
    #1374224 - 03/14/03 12:42 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

If most sporeprints are contaminated then how does it not contaminate the substrate? Does most of the time the spores germinate quicker than the contams or something?


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Re: can the spore print be contaminated ? [Re: Anonymous]
    #1374517 - 03/14/03 04:28 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

if i bought a print from a respected vendor i would be fairly certain it is sterile. if it is from a trade or free spore ring then there is a good chance it is contamed. joshua has a good thread in the growlogs about growing from wild (traded) prints. i usually take as small an amount as i can and put it on 5 jars of agar. keep doing this until it doesnt contaminate and then do a wedge transfer. scrape as few spores as you can since it will lessen the chances of contams.


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Re: can the spore print be contaminated ? [Re: blackout]
    #1374694 - 03/14/03 05:42 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

i think so i know a guy who bought one and tried making syringes and jars did,t do anything except stink


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Re: can the spore print be contaminated ? [Re: zoomers]
    #1374718 - 03/14/03 05:49 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

yep, but that doesnt mean the print was contaminated


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Re: can the spore print be contaminated ? [Re: blackout]
    #1455007 - 04/13/03 06:21 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

does anyone else think that this whole contamination thing is just some Government propaganda, so we'd be all parinoid about contams and thus introduce them to our musheys?


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Re: can the spore print be contaminated ? [Re: mikejwill]
    #1455029 - 04/13/03 06:28 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

yes i think.
>we'd be all parinoid about contams
no


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Re: can the spore print be contaminated ? [Re: fugu]
    #1455045 - 04/13/03 06:33 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

I bought 2 prints for ?15 from a vendor a week ago, they were both contaminated BADLY and my complaint was never acknowledged. This is a bad time for me right now


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