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Lucks not on my side. All jars showing mold. First time experiencing this. Was extra cautious since its my first run in a couple years. Sigh.
Nov 06 2019 02:09 PM
  • Guy1298's Photo
    Patience is the only way.
    Nov 06 2019 11:57 PM
  • makinbones69's Photo
    try spawning to grain and casing I would suggest helps with contamination vs cakes IMO. Can also grate up jars and use them as spawn that's how I stumbled on casing teks. GL friend!

    Nov 16 2019 12:52 AM
  • ruach's Photo
    I have never had to be super sterile in my procedure and have never had mold. That said there are a couple of steps I'm careful about like, I sterilize my jars and Medium together in a pressure cooker as described on several sites. Wipe down my work area with bleach solution and keep it uncluttered. Use nothing but sterile instruments and any time I open a container I have inoculated, I do it infront of a hot oven with the door open. Hope u have better luck next time.
    Nov 17 2019 08:52 PM

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