Dark red spots?

Submitted by Scott on 5/10/05 at 10:19 AM. ( boarhunter67@hotmail.com ) 63.193.177.254

After my bugs are done with a skull, I degrease it in a plastic bucket with gas. Some skulls come out fine, but a few come out with dark red/maroon spots all over it. These spots are 2"+. When the skull dries in the sun, they turn to a light grey and don't really bleach out all the way. If the skull gets wet again after the spots have turned grey, they turn dark again. Any idea why these occur or what these are?

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Could be

This response submitted by Tony Finazzo on 5/10/05 at 11:01 AM. ( ) 207.200.116.73

Red mold. I've seen it when there isn't much lite. I think it can live in solvents too.
Tony


I've never heard

This response submitted by Scott on 5/10/05 at 5:08 PM. ( ) 63.193.177.254

of mold growing in gasoline. Could this be true?


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