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Offlineatamanaut
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is bluing on a casing normal?
    #2927331 - 07/26/04 12:02 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

my foaf has a few casings that look very healthy, with pins, etc except for one thing...this morning the mycelium on the surface has a blue tint. does this mean there is a problem with humidity?


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Re: is bluing on a casing normal? [Re: atamanaut]
    #2927366 - 07/26/04 12:18 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

blueing can be due to bruising during the handling phases? were they picked up or pressed excessively hard in the blueing spots??


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Re: is bluing on a casing normal? [Re: socratesmind]
    #2927380 - 07/26/04 12:23 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

nope, they havent been handled or harvested yet, they just came out of the incubator for the first time


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Re: is bluing on a casing normal? [Re: atamanaut]
    #2927393 - 07/26/04 12:30 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

well i wouldn't worry about them but blueing is usually a sign of bruising.  good luck with them :smile:


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Re: is bluing on a casing normal? [Re: atamanaut]
    #2928277 - 07/26/04 12:31 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Bluing on a the surface is caused by 2 things bruising #1 and #2 there dry. Thats it! Get that casing at near saturation ASAP wet but not dripping. To dry a casing will lead to many aborts bro and stall ya out quick :wink: GL


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Re: is bluing on a casing normal? [Re: hyphae]
    #2928734 - 07/26/04 03:20 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

On the other hand, blue is a good color. You're getting close.


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Re: is bluing on a casing normal? [Re: Rose]
    #2929930 - 07/26/04 09:50 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

for anyone interested...i think i figured out the problem. my foaf recently moved his fruiting chamber and when he set it back up, the hose connected to the coolmist (running 24/7) was aimed in a different direction. this blew the air directly onto the casings, obviously drying them out a little. he adjusted the setup and all is well...hopefully others can learn from his carelessness


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Re: is bluing on a casing normal? [Re: atamanaut]
    #2929960 - 07/26/04 09:58 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

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