Good mold / bad mold?

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Re: Good mold / bad mold?

Postby the_economist » Jan 19th, '14, 11:58

Davcha wrote:Well, have buyed a traditional stored 2001 Commissioned CNNP 8582 (Hong-Kong, Taiwan) sample. After cca 20 days - the "white frost" (mycelium) appears. I drunk cca 30 ml - the effect: drunkenness. The first tasting was without "frost" and without drunkenness. Well, psychotropic effects of some fungi are well known. The question is - are there any "bad" mokotoxins...?


White frost isn't bad mold. Congratulations on experiencing tea drunkedness.

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Re: Good mold / bad mold?

Postby Davcha » Jan 20th, '14, 08:04

Well, this is a sterile mycelium. Nearly every mycelium ist white, the difference appears with fructification - when the sporangiophores develops.

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Re: Good mold / bad mold?

Postby chrl42 » Jan 20th, '14, 21:13

the_economist wrote:
Davcha wrote:Well, have buyed a traditional stored 2001 Commissioned CNNP 8582 (Hong-Kong, Taiwan) sample. After cca 20 days - the "white frost" (mycelium) appears. I drunk cca 30 ml - the effect: drunkenness. The first tasting was without "frost" and without drunkenness. Well, psychotropic effects of some fungi are well known. The question is - are there any "bad" mokotoxins...?


White frost isn't bad mold. Congratulations on experiencing tea drunkedness.

I thought gold fungus isn't bad mold,

white frost might not be hazardous to body, but to say it's just safe and good mold seems to....somewhat forgiving :D

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Re: Good mold / bad mold?

Postby the_economist » Jan 20th, '14, 21:40

If I had a cake with some white forst, I would brush it off but I wouldn't throw the tea out.

But I'm not saying that the original post is just white frost, I don't know about that particular example.

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