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Contam in my FungiFuel bag?
    #3145153 - 09/16/04 09:10 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Syringe was sterilized before injection...injected straight into the bag. The possible contam is only in the left foward corner of the bag. Appears as yellow spots, and a yellow crack where the substrate broke. There appears to be blue bruising as well near that area.

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Re: Contam in my FungiFuel bag? [Re: Ref]
    #3145817 - 09/16/04 11:36 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Fortunately for you that looks like normal mycellium excretions and the blue looks to be bruising. I'm not 100% sure, maybe someone can back me up.

I have 5 FungiFuel bags going, 2 creeper, 3 GT, and one of the creepers showed contamination with a black mold yesterday (this after my order was delayed due to the contamination of a batch of bags, I didn't really mind it though, and was credited $5). I know it couldn't have been from the syringe, as the first creeper bag that I innoculated from the same syringe did not contam. There is very, very little chance that it was a matter of the environment not being sterile, although it is still a minute possibility, as I heated the syringe until it was red-hot and then cooled it with alcohol, rubbed down the injection site with alcohol and then injected the spores. Either way, these are great bags and good luck with yours.

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Re: Contam in my FungiFuel bag? [Re: sh4ne]
    #3169744 - 09/23/04 01:53 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I can back you up on this one sh4ne. I also believe that's mycelium "piss" or excretion.
It shouldn't be a problem, as the bag looks almost done ...


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