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PF - Tek / Contamination
« on: June 03, 2009, 02:50:29 AM »
Five or six attempts at PF now and most attempts have been contaminated by green mould.  I've had most contamination in the jar. IE after a couple of weeks, the jar gets green shit growing in there and killing the white mycelium, but I've had a couple of fruiting sucesses where I might even get a couple of mushrooms but then the dreaded green shit moves in and destroys everything, including my enthusiasm.
I live in a tropical area, North Queensland, Australia.  There is a lot of mould and mildew here naturally, so I'm thinking I need to take extra precautions. 
When I innoculate, should I put a filter over the top of the jar, so that it can still breathe but mould etc can't get in.
When I fruit in the fruiting chamber, how about I filter the air that I pump in there, EG by filtering the air I pump in there by wrapping the fish tank pump in a filter of some sort?
Anybody else live in tropic environs?

Cultivation / Prints
« on: January 09, 2009, 05:08:23 AM »
Anybody got any tips or links to same for growing shrooms from prints?  I can't go down the syringe path due to being in another country.

General topics / Growing from Prints
« on: January 09, 2009, 05:02:04 AM »
Can anyone give me some tips on growing from prints?  Can't find much on the net and it seems that prints might be the only way to go, me being overseas and all.

General topics / Australian Law
« on: January 09, 2009, 04:47:48 AM »
Does anybody know what will happen if I purchase spores from UK or USA and import them into Australia.

Desired result:  Nothing, start growing mushrooms.

Unwanted result:  Large men with suits and haircuts knocking on my door.

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