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What the fungus?

This is a discussion on What the fungus? within the Phalaenopsis ('moth orchid') Information forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; This looks a little scary, no? Do I have a fungus issue? How does one ...

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    This looks a little scary, no? Do I have a fungus issue? How does one deal with this? Hydrogen Peroxide? My first re-potting has, so far, proven disastrous at best. Now what have I done to this poor Phal?
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    Nice healthy root...alot of my pots have green stuff (i think its normal)....the white ball however, I'm not so sure if that is a good thing. Others may have a better idea...

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    Whew...thanks Connie!
    lol ...the white ball is time-release fertilizer

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    Hi Warinsbloom, I'm not sure the roots look that healthy. I also have had problems after repotting. I know it is all caused by under watering, over watering, not soaking media long enough ets. etc. I have found that when i repotted they did considerably better. Roots should be green, white and plump. Hank......

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    looks like moss to me, nothing to worry about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by walingwaling View Post
    looks like moss to me, nothing to worry about.
    I wondered if that was moss...but I doubted my intuition because of my inexperience. Thanks again!

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