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Purple residue on the end of drying wood, bad?

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  1. Martin Denis

    Martin Denis

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    Hey guys

    What in the name of all that is holy is this?

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  2. buZZsaw BRAD

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    theres a fungus among us! Ive seen it growing on my logs before. Seems to prefer certain species. One reason i always liked making firewood in the cold. No bugs or micro organisms/fungus etc. to attach to it. Ive cut logs and within a day or two the sapwood has something growing on it!
     
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    Looks like an ink blot test.....I see a butterfly on the top right one
     
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    Rorschach test, I see it too.

    Yes. Fungus. Don't worry about it. Even fungus has BTUs.
     
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    My poplar all looks like that this year, except white, and more of it. Even the stuff that was cut last year and was under cover.
     
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    What are you seasoning the wood with ? Usually Lemon Pepper will do that...
     
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    Just don't :p the end of the splits and you should be fine!!
     
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    It's either a crime scene or purple mold
     
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  10. Martin Denis

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    Thanks for the responses guys, even the funny ones :doh:.

    They are sitting stacked in a covered and relatively aerated place. Just wanted to make sure they weren't starting to rot on me. It's getting pretty cold up here in Canada so i assume it wont live for very long. Unfortunately, skunks still do, those poor dogs of mine got a good taste of them.
     
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