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old shrooms
    #7550858 - 10/23/07 03:19 PM (7 years, 9 days ago)

i found a bag of old dried mushrooms a buddy gave me about a year ago... are they still safe to eat?


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Re: old shrooms [Re: rzarazasharp]
    #7550875 - 10/23/07 03:22 PM (7 years, 9 days ago)

If they were dried when you stored them, they should be safe to eat. Depending on how they were stored, the worst that could happen is losing some potency through psilocybin breaking down when exposed to heat and light for long periods of time, but in a freezer for example, they should last quite a long time.


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Re: old shrooms [Re: skabbo]
    #7550961 - 10/23/07 03:46 PM (7 years, 9 days ago)

SWIM utilizes a large canister for 2yr old shrms for his adventures. As long as they were dried and stay dried, they are fine.


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Re: old shrooms [Re: skabbo]
    #7550962 - 10/23/07 03:46 PM (7 years, 9 days ago)

theyve been in a ziploc bag that was in a cd wallet in my droor... theyve been like that for about a year cause i lost them and just found them again today... so i should be good to go?


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Re: old shrooms [Re: skabbo]
    #7550966 - 10/23/07 03:47 PM (7 years, 9 days ago)

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If they were dried when you stored them, they should be safe to eat. Depending on how they were stored, the worst that could happen is losing some potency through psilocybin breaking down when exposed to heat and light for long periods of time, but in a freezer for example, they should last quite a long time.


I thought I'd heard that freezing temperatures pretty much destroy shrooms psychoactively. False?


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Re: old shrooms [Re: rzarazasharp]
    #7550967 - 10/23/07 03:47 PM (7 years, 9 days ago)

Make a tea!


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Re: old shrooms [Re: Apollyphelion]
    #7550972 - 10/23/07 03:49 PM (7 years, 9 days ago)

Yeah they should be good unless exposed to a lot of heat.


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Re: old shrooms [Re: rzarazasharp]
    #7550998 - 10/23/07 03:57 PM (7 years, 9 days ago)

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I thought I'd heard that freezing temperatures pretty much destroy shrooms psychoactively. False?





False. If you put fresh mushrooms in the freezer and thaw them they become snot. That doesn't diminish their potewncy though. If you put dried mushrooms in the freezer in an airtight vial, they are every bit as potent in 2017 as they are now in 2007.


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If they were dried when you stored them, they should be safe to eat.





LOL if you put wet shrooms in a plastic baggie in your glove compartment I wouldn't eat them a year later :lol:



...a ziplock doesnt mean airtight though. If you want airtight, especially useful are soda pop bottles. These are often throwaway and because they have to keep the bubbles in, they are virtually airtight.


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Re: old shrooms [Re: Asante]
    #7551032 - 10/23/07 04:09 PM (7 years, 9 days ago)

That is highly educational. It's a good thing syringes last a long time. I was wondering what I was going to do with all the extra yield from cultivation...


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Re: old shrooms [Re: Ophanim]
    #7551371 - 10/23/07 05:27 PM (7 years, 9 days ago)

alright... im gonna munch on these mushrooms then, thanks.. ill let you know how it goes lol


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Re: old shrooms [Re: rzarazasharp]
    #7561783 - 10/26/07 05:17 AM (7 years, 7 days ago)

they barely did anything :mad2:


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Re: old shrooms [Re: rzarazasharp]
    #7561826 - 10/26/07 06:31 AM (7 years, 7 days ago)

Heh, potency loss is to be expected.


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Re: old shrooms [Re: AlCapwn]
    #7563530 - 10/26/07 04:17 PM (7 years, 6 days ago)

Get you something like this my man.....



For long term storage....
Helps with potencey loss.


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