"Its all in how it smells and consistency."
No, it's not.
As others have said, how it looks is also a critical indicator.
Red "dust" is a classic sign of early stages of decomposition.
It may still smell, somewhat OK, because not all of the powder is decomposing at once, so you'll still have some of the ether odors there.
The powder must go.
"The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind" -Theodorus Gaza
Baby Jesus cries when the fat redneck doesn't have military-grade firepower.