Home | Community | Message Board


Mushrooms.com
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Contamination Forum

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop for: Perlite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineAllyKat
Stranger
 User Gallery

Registered: 03/12/03
Posts: 112
Last seen: 6 months, 30 days
Bacterial Blotch
    #4093208 - 04/24/05 11:11 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

Today I had to toss a shroom because it had bacterial blotch. I was inspecting my growing chamber and I saw a few very small insects on one of my cakes. Now I am concerned about my growing conditions.

I created a poor mans pod: http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/25056 and the humidity has seemed to be very high. As a result, I have had a lot of mycellium growth at the base of my shrooms. I have loosened the lid of the pod to lower the humidity.

What else can I do to help my growing conditions? Is there something I should spray the inside of the pod with? Is there something I should spray the cakes with? I am especially concerned with preventing more bacterial blotch from occuring.

What kind of basic sterilization methods are there for the growing chamber?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblekorins
Antisocialite

Registered: 02/21/05
Posts: 221
Re: Bacterial Blotch [Re: AllyKat]
    #4093233 - 04/24/05 11:19 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

More fanning and perhaps misting with a 1:10 H2O2 dilution might help. If the blotch is only a minor infection, you don't usually need to toss them, just dry them and they're good to go. Post some pics if you can so we can see the degree of infection.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineAllyKat
Stranger
 User Gallery

Registered: 03/12/03
Posts: 112
Last seen: 6 months, 30 days
Re: Bacterial Blotch [Re: korins]
    #4093273 - 04/24/05 11:29 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

The shroom that was infected was tossed down the drain this morning. I currently do not have any other infected shrooms, but I do have some really misformed ones. I do not own a digital camera, but I will try to borrow one so I can get some pictures posted of these various problems I am having.

One of the cakes that I dunked after birthing has an odd brown spot on it as well. I cannot tell if this is just from dunking or if it is an infection of some tkind. I isolated the cakse and will see what happens.

Sadly, I have had more problems with this pod than I had from the standard perlite at the bottom of a rubbermaid container. I kind of wich I hadn't spent $60 to build it!


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop for: Perlite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Contamination Forum

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Bacterial Blotch; I Need The Truth! (Pics) mr_yellow 4,075 6 06/10/05 06:20 AM
by mr_yellow
* Green mold, black mold, bacterial blotch, slimey caps? *pics* veinsonfire 6,696 2 03/28/09 02:27 PM
by veinsonfire
* Contaminated shrooms? bacterial blotch? Bluefunks 2,995 9 06/08/03 07:14 AM
by Amanita_Dreamer
* Bacterial Blotch destindiver1980 966 1 06/01/08 12:45 AM
by The shroomy 1
* Bacterial Blotch FarmerD 871 1 02/07/05 06:19 AM
by MAIA
* bacterial blotch Hamurabi 1,655 15 11/28/02 04:16 PM
by Hamurabi
* Bacterial Blotch Libertycapper 652 1 02/19/06 11:24 AM
by RemainRandom50
* Need help dealing with rampant bacterial blotch!!! firsttimer101 1,067 5 04/21/06 09:19 PM
by RogerRabbit

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: RogerRabbit, cronicr, Pastywhyte
1,234 topic views. 4 members, 2 guests and 0 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Everything Mushrooms
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.032 seconds spending 0.005 seconds on 14 queries.