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Gunrunner79

I'm not sure if I'm in the right forum for this question, but if you're using cakes and you inject more spore solution than you need, will the excess moisture cause a problem, like contamination, or have you just wasted some spores?

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Mush Zombie

both. it might not always cause a problem if you inject more than 1cc, but it can. you definitely wasted spores however. unless it was syringes from that one company that sells watery syringes.

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Gunrunner79

I think it was like 3-4 cc, not sure exactly. Pressed the plunger on the syringe too dangit hard.

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MultipleMoose

If they're pint jar cakes it's probably a little much but I personally would just let it ride. May take a little longer to colonize but It might work out. Cakes have always been a little forgiving for me as long as I used sterile procedure.

How many cakes are you making?

What strain is it?

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Gunrunner79

Cakes. I have three and they're colonizing but really slowly. I think it was a basic Mexican strain. I'm not incredibly confident in the source of the spores.

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