Home | Community | Message Board


BarneysFarm.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!

Shop: PhytoExtractum Maeng Da Thai Kratom Leaf Powder   MushCult - Live Mushroom Cultures Black morel (Morchella importuna) live culture on agar, Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Cultures on Agar   Amazon ½ Pint Jars, Brown Rice Flour, Vermiculite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflinePachanguero
member
Registered: 02/06/02
Posts: 117
Last seen: 14 years, 10 months
Visual diff between contam and Myc. for newbie?
    #549816 - 02/13/02 10:22 AM (16 years, 10 months ago)

I've seen the thread asking for contam pics. Since I'm still new, I was wondering if anyone could post, say, a cobweb or similar contam next to healthy myc. AFOAF has started some jars, but was wondering if they got contam or myc. They look off-white, not bright white or fuzzy or anything. Then again, it's been less than a week.

BRF/Verm jars, oven-tek innoc. The "stuff" seems to appear over the innoculation sites, so AFOAF assumes it's the real deal. Any reason why s/he should assume otherwise?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflinePachanguero
member
Registered: 02/06/02
Posts: 117
Last seen: 14 years, 10 months
Re: Visual diff between contam and Myc. for newbie? [Re: Pachanguero]
    #549850 - 02/13/02 11:01 AM (16 years, 10 months ago)



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offline_JJ_
PsychedelicRevolutionary
Registered: 06/12/01
Posts: 369
Loc: NSW, Australia
Last seen: 3 years, 5 months
Re: Visual diff between contam and Myc. for newbie? [Re: Pachanguero]
    #549897 - 02/13/02 11:49 AM (16 years, 10 months ago)

I'd say it's myc. It starts off kind of dull and as it grows stronger it goes a nice white :smile: You should see some cool strand things forming as it grows - like heavy growth.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineSeussA
Error: divide byzero

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 04/27/01
Posts: 23,480
Loc: Caribbean
Last seen: 6 months, 21 days
Re: Visual diff between contam and Myc. for newbie? [Re: Pachanguero]
    #549945 - 02/13/02 12:39 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

Your best cue visually is going to be color. Watch for reds, greens, yellows, and blacks. If you are unsure if something is contaminated or not, remove it from the location of the other jars and give it a day or two. Contamination usually spreads in a jar pretty quick. If the jars have too much moisture in them, the white mycelium can gain a yellowish hue.

Another common contaminate, wet spot, appears as a clear to slightly grey mucus in the jars. It will look like a "wet spot" that will spread and fill in the spaces between the grain or vermiculite. It also has a fairly nasty rotten apple to dirty sock smell. (No need to open the jar, if its wet spot, you will be able to smell the smell escaping from the jars.)

If a jar does contaminate, toss it. You can make yourself sick playing around with unknown bacteria, fungi, and molds.


--------------------
Just another spore in the wind.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinedrugsaregood
PhD B+
 User Gallery

Registered: 04/03/05
Posts: 304
Last seen: 13 years, 5 months
Re: Visual diff between contam and Myc. for newbie? [Re: Seuss]
    #4310263 - 06/18/05 08:34 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

myc. right?



--------------------
For "incoherent dribble" (drivel) try www.dictionary.com

Everybody seems to think I'm lazy
I don't mind, I think they're crazy
Running everywhere at such a speed
Till they find there's no need


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

Shop: PhytoExtractum Maeng Da Thai Kratom Leaf Powder   MushCult - Live Mushroom Cultures Black morel (Morchella importuna) live culture on agar, Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Cultures on Agar   Amazon ½ Pint Jars, Brown Rice Flour, Vermiculite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Contamination Forum

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* contam or growth? misterogerz 1,043 3 07/02/02 10:24 AM
by GaNjAShRooM
* liquid myc contams look the same ChromeCrow 906 2 05/01/02 03:02 AM
by ChromeCrow
* Mycelium or contam? death_by_desire 1,231 6 06/01/04 07:07 AM
by MAIA
* visibility of contams in myc karo water chemcrusader 826 3 07/13/04 06:22 PM
by chemcrusader
* Newbie guide to contams hyper_dermic 1,351 8 10/08/02 11:40 AM
by angryshroom
* Removing bacterial contam from cake? (kinda urgent) ykk 1,700 2 07/25/02 07:31 AM
by Killa420
* how to detect contamination in casings? Kertiner 1,463 2 12/28/03 09:05 AM
by Kertiner
* contams under myc? damnnation 685 3 10/06/04 08:38 PM
by UncleMike

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: RogerRabbit, cronicr, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
1,605 topic views. 0 members, 5 guests and 0 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Print Topic ]
Search this thread:
Buy-Kratom.us
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.014 seconds spending 0.002 seconds on 16 queries.