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I was going to case my substrate today for my two batches of substrate and noticed a slight bit of the dreaded green on one and a larger chunk on the other.
The one with the slight bit i pulled it off, and put a little bit of lysol on it. Sprayed the area with Hydrogen Perox and water. Then cased it.
The one with more, I ripped out a major chunk. Sprayed with lysol (the confined area) and then sprayed the HP mix sorta liberally in the case.
The area which had a good chunk taken out I filled with the casing material. A nice 40 ver-50 peat-10 coco/ oystershell mix. Calcium Carbonate was mixed into the casing and I put sprinkled some on top of the casing as well. Since the mycelium was covered nicely with the casing I also lightly misted in the case with Lysol (since it shouldn't get into the substrate through the casing.. I believe it will go inert by the time anything grows up.
What are the chances that I got it all ;-) The one with very slight green I think will be ok. The substrate was well (100% filled with mycelium) filled and I don't think the green got into it. The other was about 90% filled. I took most of that extra out since I thought the more the better chance of getting the contamination out. In what I pulled out it wasn't into the center of the straw. Just on the surface.
Does mycelium recover pretty well generally from abuse or does it really set it back?
Well I don't want to trash it all so I will wait 4-5 days and see if the casing develops properly.