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dead mycelium
    #537457 - 02/01/02 03:08 AM (14 years, 11 months ago)

I have some jars incubating. One of the closest jars to the heat source, (a fish tank heater in a jug), got this grey chunk in the middle. Looks like dead mycelium, but I dont know if dead mycelum gets grey.. heh.

contamination!?


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Re: dead mycelium [Re: angryshroom]
    #537458 - 02/01/02 03:10 AM (14 years, 11 months ago)

could be cobweb


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Re: dead mycelium [Re: angryshroom]
    #538364 - 02/02/02 05:37 AM (14 years, 11 months ago)

Does the grey portion blend into the white mycelium? I have found that old mycelium can turn a grey/blue color. I would expect mycelium to be your grey if you placed previously colonised jars next to the heat. I have had problems w/ jars too close to a heat source. Try shielding your jars by adding a diffuser to your set-up. A piece of cardboard between your jars and heat source may help you.

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