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    #3527794 - 12/21/04 02:58 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Is it normal for mycelium to grow through the top layer of vermiculite on PF style jars? It might have been mold because the jars were contaminated with cobweb and when i went to dump them there was white all over the top of the vermiculite and the other jars i still have might be doing the same thing, if so is it bad?


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Re: vermiculite seal [Re: jeff01]
    #3527799 - 12/21/04 02:59 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

>Is it normal for mycelium to grow through the top layer of vermiculite on PF style jars?

Yes.

> is it bad?

No.


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Re: vermiculite seal [Re: Anno]
    #3527803 - 12/21/04 02:59 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

> It might have been mold because the jars were contaminated with cobweb

Are you sure it wasn't mycelium?


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Re: vermiculite seal [Re: Anno]
    #3527809 - 12/21/04 03:03 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

yea i had about half the jar with nice white mycelium and then alot of lighter grey mold that grew over the rest of the jar in 2 days, and thanks alot for your help by the way and that was a fast response i looked away for about a minute lol.


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Re: vermiculite seal [Re: Anno]
    #3527814 - 12/21/04 03:04 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Spray a fine mist of h202, just 1 tiny pump (About 95% water, 5% Hydrogen peroxide) on the stuff you think is cobweb when the jar is ready to be opened. h202 wont hurt mycelium but it will kill the contam


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