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Hey, well with this one I didn't get any contamination which was surprising as since then i have been working with sterilisation processes to stop potential unwanted bacteria and molds. In all honesty I am quite surprised this worked so well. Now I sterilise in an autoclave for 3 hours, i used filter bags with a vacuum seal and grow in a Laminar flow, some work fantastically but some do still get contaminated. I think it depends on what substrate as I was using spent beer grain which was much more vulnerable to contamination than straw was.
Hey, Its from wholefoods, it is the Clearspring brand but I am sure it can be found online or in other food shops.
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Thanks for the comment. I'm glad you are as excited by this as me! hope you have success like me, if you have anymore questions as you start the process, give me a shout and I might be able to tell you a solution.
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