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- Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:41:22 EST NbUqj4mv No.902317
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Can anyone recognize this infection please?
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Matilda Drusslewedge - Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:41:07 EST 4+4oGv9u No.902320 Reply
>>902317
Gross, dude. Is that supposed to be a tub of mushrooms? It looks like lasagna that's been left out of the fridge for a few weeks. Definitely bacterial, although I've never seen anything this overrun.
What I want to know is, a) how did you manage to get it badly contaminated, and b) why did you let it get to this stage?
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Fucking Blundlewotch - Tue, 21 Apr 2020 07:35:42 EST 1wUwR3sY No.902531 Reply
>>902317
this is exactly what im afraid of happening if I try to grow my own mushrooms
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Esther Poshsidging - Tue, 21 Apr 2020 09:44:15 EST IV1Ntd36 No.902535 Reply
>>902317
its a contamination. you fucked up. clean up your technique, learn to agar, get better spawn/make better spawn
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Shitting Bammletetch - Tue, 21 Apr 2020 11:23:49 EST 9JchIYMz No.902536 Reply
>>902531
Nah, man. When you get contamination you just throw away the tub/jar/whatever. It sucks, but it's nothing to be afraid of. It's not like you'll accidentally eat a contaminated mushroom. That's no more likely than eating, say, a rotten apple.
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Charlotte Waffingmat - Tue, 21 Apr 2020 11:29:54 EST NYw9n0/7 No.902537 Reply
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>>902531
It's not like the contam is going to eat you.

Just throw it away and start over.
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Charlotte Cheddleridge - Tue, 21 Apr 2020 11:54:23 EST ol3lKwZ/ No.902538 Reply
>>902317
that's a tosser, bro, I can't answer your query, but you strongly suggest you don't worry about it and just toss it unless you are actually asking for science. For all practical reasons all you have to know is that you have to toss it as cleanly and safely as possible.
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Lydia Worthingham - Wed, 22 Apr 2020 02:04:35 EST 9JchIYMz No.902546 Reply
>>902544
It depends entirely on you. The more careful you are with your sterile technique, the less frequently you'll get contamination. 95% success rate and above is achievable with sufficient care. There's a learning curve of course, but most of the supplies are cheap, so don't worry too much about making mistakes.
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Frederick Deddlestick - Wed, 22 Apr 2020 11:54:50 EST hZW3Doxi No.902559 Reply
>>902317
my guy did you put cream cheese in your fucking mycellium
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Eugene Moddlefield - Wed, 29 Apr 2020 13:42:52 EST lAKsosKd No.902652 Reply
>>902317
>>902544

Get a room/closet just for growing. Sterilize that bitch and don't enter that room as much as you can. Don't enter the room unless you took a shower.
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Martin Grandstock - Wed, 29 Apr 2020 16:36:30 EST 9JchIYMz No.902660 Reply
>>902652
There's no need for the growing room to have any special cleanliness requirements. As long as it's livably clean and there aren't any molds on the surfaces it will be alright. I grow my stuff in a closet (not for cleanliness, but because it's the only place my cats won't mess with the grow) in my bedroom and it's fine.
Where you need to maintain cleanliness is while inoculating your jars and/or Petri dishes. That's the moment where you're exposing a sterile environment to an unsterile one. Nearly all contamination occurs at that time.
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Priscilla Gammleridge - Wed, 29 Apr 2020 19:36:49 EST n5shj2K4 No.902665 Reply
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