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Brusing or Contam????
    #4004076 - 04/02/05 08:45 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

my mycel cake that i have has one pin coming from it but whne i open the chamber smells like fucking nasty feet or damp wet socks and my mycel has bluish and light shades od yellow on it is this bad and also has a lil spot where bread mold formed but i sprayed it with h202.


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Re: Brusing or Contam???? [Re: KulTiVater]
    #4004082 - 04/02/05 08:48 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Blue is fine, yellow (can) be fine also, as that's usually metabolic waste. Need a picture to really make a determination though.

The smell definitely isn't healthy, do you have standing pools of water and are you getting enough air exchange?


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Re: Brusing or Contam???? [Re: KulTiVater]
    #4005378 - 04/02/05 05:13 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

i cut a hole at the top and used a coffee filter to help air exchange but still smells also i have a air pump filter to make sure its agetting clean air. but still the air wont exchange well how can i automate this without having to fan?


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Re: Brusing or Contam???? [Re: KulTiVater]
    #4005422 - 04/02/05 05:22 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I can guarantee this small hole w/ a coffee filter you're describing is doing absolutely nothing. For any type of hole to be effective in a fruiting tub, you need several large holes (1/2"++) stuffed with a breatheable material, such as PolyFill. Also, the holes really need to be as level with your casing level as possible.

Your aquarium bubbler and a few good swishes with the lid each day is more than enough to keep contamination at bay.

It's gotta be something else.


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Re: Brusing or Contam???? [Re: KulTiVater]
    #4005438 - 04/02/05 05:25 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

as far as the smell goes i have no clue maybe i dont fan out enough it also has a lil bit of bread mold with the lil black dotted hairs is it threw with or am i ok?


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Re: Brusing or Contam???? [Re: KulTiVater]
    #4005449 - 04/02/05 05:27 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I can't tell from here, really need a picture or more description of what has mold on it. Your casings, the chamber walls, what is it?


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Re: Brusing or Contam???? [Re: Holydiver]
    #4005461 - 04/02/05 05:29 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

on the ckae its self the mold is the mold you get when you leave bread out its in the forms some where i would show a pic but i dont have the camera roight now.


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Re: Brusing or Contam???? [Re: Holydiver]
    #4005468 - 04/02/05 05:31 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Now we're getting somewhere, does it look like this?



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Re: Brusing or Contam???? [Re: KulTiVater]
    #4005472 - 04/02/05 05:32 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Breads get many molds. Usually they are green. If it is green, then it is a contam. Especially if it grows and spreads. Blue bruising can look like green and green molds can look bluish ["Umm, are you BLUISH.......you dont look bluish..."] but if it grows or rubs off on a cue tip, its a contam and you need to toss it. Peroxide wont do shit to the mold.


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Re: Brusing or Contam???? [Re: Holydiver]
    #4005475 - 04/02/05 05:32 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

no thats horrible lol im goin to the store to get batteries and i will take a pic.


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    #4005483 - 04/02/05 05:33 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

its black shit


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Re: Brusing or Contam???? [Re: KulTiVater]
    #4005499 - 04/02/05 05:36 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Identify your mold from this page:

http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/23418

I'd remove that from your fruiting chamber A.S.A.P.


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Re: Brusing or Contam???? [Re: KulTiVater]
    #4005518 - 04/02/05 05:40 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

yes thats it thank you.


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