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I have a bunch of fully colonized mycobags and they began to fruit all over the place except on the top. There are black spots forming in the mycelium colony and I am unsure of the best way to get the most out of the bags. There is also alot of excess water resting on the top. I made some room at the bottom of the bag for the water to sit but these bags don;t seem like they are going to fruit well by themselves. Any suggestions?
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Did the mushrooms opened their caps already ? Anyway, black spots are not a good sign, neither water excess is. If the spots grow you might end up loosing the whole culture. If i were you, i would open the bags, remove the spots, dunk the good pieces in water:bleach dunk and make some casings with the remaining healthy mycelium. Then, if you spot contamination again, toss the whole thing for good or you could even go outdoor .
If the mushrooms are growing on the sides and everywhere but where there is a lot of moisture (The puddle of water you're talking about) then you could just turn the cake while its still in the bag. Place it so that the part that has no mushrooms growing on it is facing down against the surface it's sitting on....
This is assuming it's a problem of there just being too much moisture in one area, but if you have a contam that won't fix it, and you'll have to do something similar to what MAIA mentioned.
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