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New wax foundation issue?

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Is it possible this darker appearing substance (looks like mold to my untrained eye) is due to contamination of the wire during installation? Any input is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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or pollen
I see there is nectar in many surrounding cells as well. All the makings of bee bread! Nothing to do with the reinforcing wire.
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