Home | Community | Message Board


Phytoextractum
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Contamination Forum

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineAsmo
Stranger

Registered: 06/09/03
Posts: 15
Last seen: 12 years, 3 months
Dark tips on mycelium.. ?
    #1725710 - 07/17/03 08:15 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

After a few days from being birthed into the growing chamber, our cakes started to get some fluffy mycelium growing on them (increased the fanning and it seemed to subside now). Anyhow, some of the fluffy mycelium looks sorta spiky, i guess they could best be described as thorns. About 4 or 5 days after the growth of the fluffy mycelium subsided, some of the "tips" of the spiky mycelium turned dark...a blackish-blue color. So I was wondering if this color change is a sign of contamination or maybe just aging of the mycelium..??

The strain I am using is South African. And sorry, I would really like to provide a picture but don't have a camera :frown:

Thanks

-Asmo 


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineMAIA
World-BridgerKartikeya (DftS)
Male User Gallery

Registered: 04/27/01
Posts: 7,275
Loc: Erra - 20 Tauri - M45 Sta...
Last seen: 6 months, 10 days
Re: Dark tips on mycelium.. ? [Re: Asmo]
    #1727043 - 07/18/03 06:24 AM (13 years, 4 months ago)

The "thorns" you describe are healthy rhizo growth, not a problem at all.
The mycelium is bruising for some reason, sometimes the bluing gets really dark. That shouldn't be a problem but maybe it could be the result of something you're doing bad, like messing with the Rh level and making it more dry. Sometimes mycelium reacts to such conditions, the process is understandable: less humidity, more air; more air, more psylocin oxidation.
You've got to reach a balance between air exchanges and humidity.
Btw, aged mycelium may also become bruised easier that not aged mycelium.

MAIA


--------------------
Spiritual being, living a human experience ... The Shroomery Mandala



Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
Voltaire


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Contamination Forum

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* White thick layer of mold? Or thick fluffy mycelium Aildcrazyjap 2,028 2 05/18/09 12:28 PM
by veda_sticks
* C. nuda mycelium or mold? Paresthesia 384 0 01/17/09 09:13 AM
by Paresthesia
* One stem and casing turning blue/green, nothing sticks a q-tip *DELETED* *DELETED* *DELETED* DestroyerOWorlds 723 1 12/16/05 03:16 PM
by Hotnuts
* Cobb vrs. Mycelium what to do? YESSUP 2,509 12 08/14/06 05:56 PM
by CureCat
* Is this cobweb or fluffy mycelium? mbarn 4,332 3 08/01/03 05:07 PM
by mbarn
* blue/dark, stunted-growth mushrooms: what happened? Psike 1,814 4 06/16/01 04:03 PM
by E Tard
* very very fluffy white growth PandyCants 1,421 6 01/31/04 10:49 AM
by PandyCants
* What is the color of mycelium? OCMsurfer 2,528 4 06/27/02 06:25 AM
by OCMsurfer

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: RogerRabbit, cronicr, Pastywhyte
626 topic views. 1 members, 1 guests and 1 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Mycohaus
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.028 seconds spending 0.004 seconds on 14 queries.