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What happend To This Poor Spud ?
« on: 09/11/2007 23:20:47 »
Dearest Gaels and all lovers of the Starchy Tuberous Potato,

See this poor disheveled excuse for a potato ?










What on earth has happened to this poor fella ?

I was so hungry...I cooked it anyway !...and when I cut it....this is what it looked like !!



I did not eat it !! I put it through my neighbours letterbox instead !!


What's going on ?...first 'onions' and now this !!










 

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« Reply #1 on: 10/11/2007 01:53:36 »
This is a form of earth borne mold (mould, if you like), I THINK - in onions it is and I am almost sure it is the same in potatoes. It may or may not be a fungus or a single celled critter closely resembling fungi.

My guess is that the distribution system got a huge amount all at once and are still trying to get rid of them if at all possible.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 10/11/2007 18:07:03 »
This is a form of earth borne mold (mould, if you like), I THINK - in onions it is and I am almost sure it is the same in potatoes. It may or may not be a fungus or a single celled critter closely resembling fungi.

My guess is that the distribution system got a huge amount all at once and are still trying to get rid of them if at all possible.


THANK YOU JIM.

I did not realise that it may have been an infection.....I thought that the poor thing might have been bruised and battered and that the resulting bumps were scaring from healing !!...This probably explains why my putting a band aid on it didn't help !!

 

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« Reply #3 on: 15/11/2007 00:41:38 »
neil you crack me up
 

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« Reply #4 on: 15/11/2007 02:07:43 »
neil you crack me up


Just glad to make ewe smile kadie ! :)

hugs the mom-to-be.

YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!

 

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« Reply #5 on: 15/11/2007 02:09:00 »
you have no idea how hard i laughed. now i'm laughing again.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 15/11/2007 10:49:10 »
Neil - do you fish??



nooooooooooooooo

not, do you LIKE fish

or

do you EAT fish

and neither am I asking wether you ARE fish......

DO you ???


fish and chips you know..... fish and spuds...... erm ****cough****  [:I]  ;D


how to be creative with a potato mold (scroll down the page till past the piccie....)

unbelievable what one finds when one goes a-looking  ::) ;D


« Last Edit: 15/11/2007 10:50:57 by Alandriel »
 

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« Reply #7 on: 15/11/2007 12:45:58 »
you have no idea how hard i laughed. now i'm laughing again.

Laughter is the best medicine !!...unless ewe have a sore throat or very sore lips ! :)
 

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« Reply #8 on: 15/11/2007 12:49:49 »
Neil - do you fish??



nooooooooooooooo

not, do you LIKE fish

or

do you EAT fish

and neither am I asking wether you ARE fish......

DO you ???


fish and chips you know..... fish and spuds...... erm ****cough****  [:I]  ;D


how to be creative with a potato mold (scroll down the page till past the piccie....)

unbelievable what one finds when one goes a-looking  ::) ;D




I did fish once......I was about 11 and a chum and me tied some string to a couple of twigs and dangled them in a river !....didn't catch much....perhaps a cold !!

LOL......thanks for the great link !...incredible what there is out there......if only I did fish !!....

*le sigh*.....hmmmmm...perhaps I should ask my neighbor for my potato back and go fishing !!..YAYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!...else I could use the potato to make a mold of michelangelo's David !
« Last Edit: 15/11/2007 12:52:29 by neilep »
 

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« Reply #9 on: 17/11/2007 04:41:52 »
LOL LOL! Nice.. Or you could do some nice spud prints with the kiddos! Make some spud print wrapping paper for Christmas!
 

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