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possible to overdry?
    #11188568 - 10/05/09 07:15 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

i have had some shrooms drying out all day sitting on a paper bag infront of a fan and some feel fully dry but i'm sure their not, can they lose potency with over drying? b/c i picked one up that seemed dry and it didn't smell like anything at all, not that mushroomy smell you get when you pick them


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: shredder]
    #11188614 - 10/05/09 07:21 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

i think they really only can lose potency from not drying enough ( decay if you will ). 'cracker dry' is dry enough.


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: shredder]
    #11188716 - 10/05/09 07:33 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

They will never fully dry from just a fan.

You have to finish the drying process with something:

desiccant
rice
lamp
sun
hair drier
oven
etc...


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: anonjon]
    #11188753 - 10/05/09 07:39 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

I dont think you can over dry. The idea is to remove all of the moisture so they dont spoil. You can definitely under dry.

I like to use a food dehydrator. Lowest heat setting. Leave them in there until bone dry.


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: oxalic32]
    #11188876 - 10/05/09 07:58 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

How long would you set a piece of pizza in front of a fan before you wouldn't want to eat it?

24 hours?

48?

72...

Finish drying them properly, or just eat them.


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: shredder]
    #11188905 - 10/05/09 08:04 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

I'd suggest buying a small airtight plastic container from a supermarket (they're usually for microwaving or steaming) and buying some desiccant(you should always be able to find them in gardening shops as water crystals as a last resort) and leave it in there for a day or two.


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: Mr. F]
    #11188943 - 10/05/09 08:11 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)



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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: shredder]
    #11189007 - 10/05/09 08:20 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

Fer fuck's sake dude, settle down. They're mushrooms, you didn't grow a Space Shuttle.
Dry them cracker dry, store airtight. Use the search engine while you wait.


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: Doc_T]
    #11189085 - 10/05/09 08:28 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

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Fer fuck's sake dude, settle down. They're mushrooms, you didn't grow a Space Shuttle.
Dry them cracker dry, store airtight. Use the search engine while you wait.




OUCH! :rofl2:


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: artizen]
    #11189129 - 10/05/09 08:34 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

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artizen said:
Quote:

Doc_T said:
Fer fuck's sake dude, settle down. They're mushrooms, you didn't grow a Space Shuttle.
Dry them cracker dry, store airtight. Use the search engine while you wait.




OUCH! :rofl2:



Thats Doc, layin down the law and tellin it like it is! :headbanger:


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dont fuck around.
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try again.
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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: RyeH]
    #11189246 - 10/05/09 08:54 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

hahaha, i'll laph! i'm not insulted by self righteousness, fer fuck's sake it's just a question bro i'm interested in the things you asked of when you first started cultivating "badass"


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: shredder]
    #11189260 - 10/05/09 08:56 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

mushrooms should smell like urine and feces when dried correctly


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: anonjon]
    #11189264 - 10/05/09 08:56 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

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anonjon said:
They will never fully dry from just a fan.

You have to finish the drying process with something:

desiccant
rice
lamp
sun
hair drier
oven
etc...





Mine sit on a dvd case or  tray for 3 days under a fan in my room and they dry fine. And i live in humid florida...  cracker  crunchy dry.


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: SillyBilly]
    #11189440 - 10/05/09 09:19 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

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mushrooms should smell like urine and feces when dried correctly





hey, that's not mushrooms. :puke:


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: Miscusi]
    #11189462 - 10/05/09 09:23 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

here is my method, cheap easy and efficient.  I use things around my house.

Ge two window screens and two chairs.  place the chairs in front of eachother with some space in between, lay one screen across the chairs, place shrooms on screen.  Then place the other screen on top of the other, sandwiching the shrooms.  Then slide a fan underneath and turn it on pointing up.

This will allow you to have your shrooms suspended with air passing through them, and with out them being blown around all over your room.



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dont fuck around.
do it right.
try again.
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Edited by RyeH (10/05/09 09:23 PM)


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: artizen]
    #11189513 - 10/05/09 09:30 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

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Quote:

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mushrooms should smell like urine and feces when dried correctly





hey, that's not mushrooms. :puke:




never mind thats the urine and feces i use as insulation for my mud hut


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: RyeH]
    #11189600 - 10/05/09 09:45 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

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here is my method, cheap easy and efficient.  I use things around my house.

Ge two window screens and two chairs.  place the chairs in front of eachother with some space in between, lay one screen across the chairs, place shrooms on screen.  Then place the other screen on top of the other, sandwiching the shrooms.  Then slide a fan underneath and turn it on pointing up.

This will allow you to have your shrooms suspended with air passing through them, and with out them being blown around all over your room.







i've seen this pic before, what are the blue circles? ant baits? ty-d-bowl?:biggrin:

the ronco is a little bigger than a crock pot and holds 2.5 oz. dry on 5 trays. done in 24 - 36 hrs..first one cost 5$ at goodwill, pretty common there. second one was 25$ new.

i like my dehydrators like i like my women, cheap, fast, easy.:super:


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: artizen]
    #11189652 - 10/05/09 09:54 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

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artizen said:
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i like my dehydrators like i like my women, cheap, fast, easy.:super:



dont forget dry


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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: artizen]
    #11189959 - 10/05/09 10:38 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

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Quote:

RyeH said:
here is my method, cheap easy and efficient.  I use things around my house.

Ge two window screens and two chairs.  place the chairs in front of eachother with some space in between, lay one screen across the chairs, place shrooms on screen.  Then place the other screen on top of the other, sandwiching the shrooms.  Then slide a fan underneath and turn it on pointing up.

This will allow you to have your shrooms suspended with air passing through them, and with out them being blown around all over your room.







i've seen this pic before, what are the blue circles? ant baits? ty-d-bowl?:biggrin:

the ronco is a little bigger than a crock pot and holds 2.5 oz. dry on 5 trays. done in 24 - 36 hrs..first one cost 5$ at goodwill, pretty common there. second one was 25$ new.

i like my dehydrators like i like my women, cheap, fast, easy.:super:




the blue circles are just little candle holder bowl I use to hold the screen down


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dont fuck around.
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Re: possible to overdry? [Re: RyeH]
    #11190123 - 10/05/09 10:58 PM (8 years, 14 days ago)

ok, i was wondering about that for a while. lol. just seems a little obtrusive for me, chairs and all. plus we use the dehydrator for food for hiking and from the garden. not to mention i have a little one so i gotta do some things incognito.


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