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What the heck is this? (PF cake)
    #7333467 - 08/25/07 06:07 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

A few of my 95-100% colonized PF jars have these brown spots on them. Is this contamination or something else? Also, is that spiderweb contamination at the top of the jar (in the verm layer) or just weird mycelial growth?





I've also attached a picture of my first ever PF cake harvest! 113.9 first flush from about two 1/2 pt. cakes.



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Re: What the heck is this? (PF cake) [Re: btb103]
    #7333489 - 08/25/07 06:13 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

That brown spot looks like bacterial contamination. The white in the verm layer is mycelium trying to colonize it. Your dry vermiculite layer has become overly wet. Nice job on the harvest. :grin:


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Re: What the heck is this? (PF cake) [Re: Premedman1]
    #7333496 - 08/25/07 06:15 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Are the jars salvageable if I slice off the contaminated part of the cake?


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Re: What the heck is this? (PF cake) [Re: btb103]
    #7333544 - 08/25/07 06:26 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

They might be able to help you better at the contamination forum, but most people just chuck contaminated cakes


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Re: What the heck is this? (PF cake) [Re: Nibin]
    #7333601 - 08/25/07 06:44 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Oh I forgot there was a contamination forum. Is it cool to cross-post?


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Re: What the heck is this? (PF cake) [Re: btb103]
    #7334811 - 08/26/07 01:18 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

I am so glad you posted this, I am having the exact same problem (brown spots and myc growth in the dry layer) but I don't have a decent camera with which to take pictures.


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