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Old 06-21-2012, 07:24 PM   #1
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Default Found a baby dragon in some washed yeast

My fridge died yesterday and I didn't have anywhere to put a bunch of jars of washed yeast so I was in the process of dumping it when I found this in one of the jars:



Anyone ever seen anything like this?


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Old 06-21-2012, 07:50 PM   #2
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I've had mold form in some older jars of washed yeast periodically, albeit nothing quite as artistic.


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That's the ancient yeast-dragon "Gualentha". Like a phoenix he dies and is reborn in yeast as they come back to life themselves. If you make too big a starter he can get quite...less-cute.
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you probably just dropped some leftover funnel cake in there without realizing it, i wouldn't worry about it.
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That's the ancient yeast-dragon "Gualentha". Like a phoenix he dies and is reborn in yeast as they come back to life themselves. If you make too big a starter he can get quite...less-cute.
I had to make a 5 liter starter for a lager once....and he ate my dog!!!
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So your dog ate your homework...and then a yeast dragon ate your dog...seems legit


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