Need advice on a project

Colin Meyer cmeyer at zipcon.net
Tue Oct 26 13:22:39 EST 1999


I believe you are talking about:
http://hometown.aol.com/rushwayne/Perox_Mushrooms.html

While I have not tried this method myself, the pictures are convincing. ;-)
I'd be curious to hear the results.  

-Colin.

In article <7utpv6$jk3$1 at autumn.news.rcn.net>,
misterguch <misterguch at chemfiesta.com> wrote:
>Hi,
>
>I'm a high school science teacher who's got a student doing a science fair
>project involving mushrooms.  Basically, he's found somewhere on the
>internet a protocol for raising mushrooms using a dilute hydrogen peroxide
>solution to provide a sterile growing medium.  Since I don't know much about
>mushrooms, here are some questions:
>
>1)  Is it well-known that using hydrogen peroxide can allow you to forgo
>some of the normal cleanroom growing methods?
>2)  Is it unbelievably stupid to think something like this could work?
>3)  If it's neither well-known to work nor unbelievably stupid to think it
>would work, do you think it might work?
>
>Any advice is appreciated.  Thanks.
>
>
>






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