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Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Brown Rice Flour, Vermiculite

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are these jars contaminated?
    #1560665 - 05/19/03 06:09 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

these jars are 8 days old and there is no sign of mycelium growth, but the substrate looks wet and slimy. is this some kind of contamination? in the shroomery contamination faq it seems to look like wet spot but this substrate is brf and verm not grain.





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Re: are these jars contaminated? [Re: shroombucket]
    #1560682 - 05/19/03 06:17 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)



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Re: are these jars contaminated? [Re: shroombucket]
    #1560695 - 05/19/03 06:21 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

temps are at around 70 during the night and 75+ during the day. if the substrate was too wet is there still any chance of mycelium growth?


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Re: are these jars contaminated? [Re: shroombucket]
    #1560703 - 05/19/03 06:25 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

ya pics are too fuzzy...too me it looks like it has growth :P


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Re: are these jars contaminated? [Re: shroombucket]
    #1560710 - 05/19/03 06:28 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

sorry it was the best i could do with my shitty quickcam.....but is it still possible to grow if the substrate was too wet or something?


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Re: are these jars contaminated? [Re: shroombucket]
    #1560973 - 05/19/03 07:59 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Give them time young grasshopper.  I have had it take over two weeks to see the first signs of growth.  I have read that it can take up to a month in some cases.  One cannot rush mother nature.  :smile:


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Re: are these jars contaminated? [Re: Seuss]
    #1562309 - 05/20/03 05:00 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

what the others are saying is true but since we can't tell anything from those pictures I do suggest you look at the contam faqs. It is one of the sticky posts at the top of the forum.

Since you say it looks slimey you might want to look at and read up on wet spot aka bacillus


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Re: are these jars contaminated? [Re: shroombucket]
    #1562339 - 05/20/03 05:37 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

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temps are at around 70 during the night and 75+ during the day. if the substrate was too wet is there still any chance of mycelium growth?




Temps should be 10 degrees higher for faster colonization.


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Re: are these jars contaminated? [Re: shroombucket]
    #1562588 - 05/20/03 11:33 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

i already checked the contamination faq but it only mentions of wet spot occuring on grain. i am using brf and verm, so is it possible to occur on that? btw the jars were pc for 1 hr at 10 psi but i think i may have put too much water in the pc......around 8 cups.


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Re: are these jars contaminated? [Re: shroombucket]
    #1562655 - 05/20/03 12:30 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

> i am using brf and verm, so is it possible to occur on that

Oh, yes.


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