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Another newby question, we had our first honey tests back from Hills, and they've detected around 140 fungal spores from the sample provided. Is this normal?

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In spring i was getting 1800-2500 across the board,, autumn around a few hundred or less,,,,,,,,,, i would be very happy with 150. still doesn't mean you will not get a ferment up happening, but highly unlikely if your moisture is ok.  Its another one of those tests to give you and idea why sometimes drums ferment but really tells you nothing.  Interesting but!

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Generally the max level for moulds for export is 200 cfu/g so yours is OK based on this. Fermentation in honey is usually due to yeast counts specifically osmophillic yeasts which are suited to living in a high sugar environment like honey. As @Shane has mentioned, moisture levels are key to this. You might find this helpful: Fermenting Honey_NZ Beekeeper_Nov 2018.pdf

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