Re: N. mirabilis cuttings

Oliver T Massey CFS (
Thu, 22 Sep 1994 11:12:45 -0400

> >
> > Cuttings went out this morning (Thurs. 9/22)

> > Last note - I am assuming that everyone must have heard something about the
> > fungus that lives in sphagnum moss. Wear gloves when handling the moss
> > your cutting.
> Have you actually run into this? I handle the rehydrated stuff and live
> sphagnum (from a local source) all the time and have never had a
> What are the symptoms of an infection?
> Thanks again for the cutting!
> Dave

Others on the list must know more about this than me. I understand that Clyde
B. of Orgel's Orchids caught it, and he reports in the newest CPN that the
Miami Herald reported ten new cases recently.

So, be careful.
Tom in Fl