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Black Specks in Liquid Culture???
    #8800858 - 08/20/08 02:33 PM (9 years, 6 months ago)

Is it normal to have black specks in the newly forming strands of mycelium in liquid culture?  My LC is only a few days old and there are a lot of strands of mycelium forming, but it seems there is a dark speck at the center of some of the strands.  Is that most likely contamination or is it normal?

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Re: Black Specks in Liquid Culture??? [Re: KauaiOrca]
    #8800866 - 08/20/08 02:34 PM (9 years, 6 months ago)

It's normal.


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Re: Black Specks in Liquid Culture??? [Re: KauaiOrca]
    #11409461 - 11/08/09 06:25 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

Hi. did you mix spore print into liquid solution? If you did then this is probably just ungerminated spores and this is cool. I'd just try shoot up a couple of jars and check for contams. keep LC in fridge for a month while you check. hope this helps

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