I got a super out of my barn yesterday and while inspecting it I noticed 2-3 of the frames had green mold on them, will it be ok to use them or will the mold have a adverse affect on the bees? thanks!!
Mold has no adverse effect on beeswax; do not discard mold-covered combs (bad appearance and odor). Frames (w/ dead bees and brood) should be taken to a warm, dry place, separated, and allow to dry and mold growth will stop. A month or so after last frost, place frames (in original supers) on top of strong colony and bees will clean and polish. Frames may then be reused for brood and/or honey production [Ref 9, p324].
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