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    #342901 - 06/17/01 06:07 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

If there was yellow discoloring in the mycelium when I planted it in the soil/vermiculite growth medium, will the actual mushrooms produced be contaminated or bad to consume?
What if there was a more severe discoloring like green or black and it was planted?

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Re: Question/Contaminates [Re: Anonymous]
    #342909 - 06/17/01 06:22 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

yellow discoloration can be mycelium waste that is left behind, or a contaminant. The easiest way to check is to see if there is any odd rotting or bacterial smell going on in the jars/casing. Green mold is bad, id rather not consume it even though i have read that it wont really harm you.


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    #342919 - 06/17/01 06:44 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Thanx for the reply. I didnt have a funky odor or a green smell. The actual substrate did smell a little weird(i've never smelled it) , but nothing rancid.

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Re: Question/Contaminates [Re: Anonymous]
    #344273 - 06/19/01 09:55 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Black is bad too! It won't neccessarily smell bad.

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