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Mushroom Growing Troubleshooting

Useful tips on dealing with problems that appears during Mushroom Cultivation

Mushroom contaminants

Short library with TOP non-contam problems and common contaminants in mushroom growing

Overlay & Stroma

If you find Overlay and Stroma symptoms: cottony, cloudy, mat-like or crust-like dense mycelium. Contamination or not? Why overlay appear? Is it possible to fix overlay and stroma?

Bruises or contam?

Why magic mushrooms turned blue and have bruises? Why mycelium bruised? The main differences between bruising and mold contamination in mushroom growing

Mushroom aborts

If you find your mushrooms have stopped growing and their caps turned black

Fuzzy feet and caps

Long stems, Fuzzy Feet, White Dots on mushroom caps or Fluffy Caps. What all these symptoms mean to a mushroom grower

Black spots on shrooms & mycelium

Strange black spots suddenly appeared on mushroom caps and mycelium. Why is this happening? Is it contamination or not? Is it safe to take such mushrooms?

Mushroom metabolites

Yellow liquid appeared on the mycelium, mycelium turned a yellowish color, strange yellow-brown line appeared on the mycelium. What could it be? Contamination or not?

Mycogone aka Wet bubble

Shapeless masses, fluffy blobs of mycelium ooze with amber yellow orange brown liquid. Mycelium piss or wet bubble disease aka Mycogone perniciosa? Symptoms of wet bubble contam. Why mycogone appeared on mushroom cake? How to treat wet bubble disease?

Green mold aka Trichoderma

Signs of Trich contamination. Why Trich appear on the 2-3 flush? Add one magic component and forget about Green Mold contamination in mushroom growing. What to do with mycelium contaminated by Trichoderma Mold

Cobweb mold

Cobweb Mold contamination is one of the few molds are possible to treat. Cobweb disease symptoms. Cobweb treatment guide. How to prevent Cobweb contamination

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