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mimzy

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  1. Also found some Phlebophylla seeds if anyone is interested.
  2. From a hobby long ago.... Includes bridgesii, pachanoi sp. and some interesting crosses/ varieties - Yowie, Penis. Maybe some other variants psycho0? I haven't spotted. Would be great stock to start a collection or propagate out. Easily 10m of cactus. Pictures: https://ibb.co/RjMV45j https://ibb.co/WP8xB89 https://ibb.co/YXL49qL https://ibb.co/PwMMHkP Located Blue Mountains (mid). Make an offer, must collect.
  3. mimzy

    Is This Asbestos?

    It's impossible to tell from macroscopic photos if a material contains asbestos or not. Wear a mask, take a small sample and send it into an accredited testing facility.
  4. Thanks for nothing, failed trade

  5. What's up Tom?

  6. Hey mimzy, did you ever post cultures? Never got them.

    Cheers,

    W

  7. mimzy

    Piriformaspora indica

    You'll also need an DOA import permit, so add another $300 on to your costs.
  8. You shouldn't find Trich sp. inside stipe or cap tissue, but you will regularly find pseudomonas which can be easily cleaned up with amp. I also wipe down my specimens with h2o2 and tear them open rather than cutting. This is important because often contaminants can be introduced into the the tissue by the knife as it passes through the 'dirty' surface layer. Also, where is the contamination popping up? If at the inoculation site then this would be consistent with specimen contam, but if elsewhere then maybe your plate wasn't sealed? With love, Mimz
  9. Yes they are no longer selling it, but bunnings still has stock they refuse to take a loss on. Perhaps you could forward to bunnings?
  10. mimzy

    Mushroom ID please

    Great photo of the gills by the way.
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    Mimzy has learned the hard way.

    The only way I know of recovering a strain from mites is to slow freeze your culture in 15% glycerol /water. Freezing will kill the mites but your cultures should be ok. I was lucky most of my plates were sealed with parafin tape and avoided disaster. Any new clones from fruit bodies collected el-natural go straight in isolated eskie until I can confirm they are ok. It leaves in awe of how finely balanced our ecosystems are; in the lab its always one victor over another... whether thats mold, mites or moths.
  12. mimzy

    Sublilacina porn

    When it rains, it pours hey. Fantastic work Zen! Can't wait to get this one into culture.
  13. A field guide to Australian fungi - my first and favourite guide book. Brings back great memories of tramping around the forests, learning every fungi in sight.
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