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White fuzz growing inside egg

This is kinda gross and I don't know what it is.  I've been on vacation and haven't used the egg in a few weeks.  In addition it has been under a cover for the first time.  AND it has rained just about every day for weeks.  

WTH?

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Comments

  • SandBillySandBilly Posts: 224
    Mold, burn it off in a high temp burn.
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  • thebaronthebaron Posts: 23
    Looks like a bit of mold. Nothing to really worry about I reckon.

    Good friend of mine had the same thing. He did a good hot burn and it took care of that. Almost wondering if a big bag of dessicant is warranted when leaving the egg for a long time.
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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,495
    edited July 2013
    I used to get that in mine when I first got the Egg but not so much any more. I think the suit or seasoning from your cooks helps prevent mold. I was recently gone on vaca for 1 1/2 wks the egg was under cover and we had 4" of rain but no mold inside the egg. I may have just been lucky. IDK

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  • njlnjl Posts: 804
    Mold.  Remove the dome thermo.  Put some fresh lump in the fire box, open both vents, light, and let it burn everything.
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  • danv23danv23 Posts: 489
    You need to leave the vents open a little for air circulation to help prevent mold.

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  • SookieSookie Posts: 183
    Ugly, but harmless :) 
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,091
    Fire her up. Drink 3 beers. Then enjoy tonight's cook
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  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    burn baby burn
    Cookin in Texas
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