Home | Community | Message Board


Original Seeds Store - Cannabis Seeds
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> The Psychedelic Experience

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Shop: Original Seeds Store Buy CBD, Cannabis Seeds, Compare CBD   Amazon Dehydrator, Dessicant

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Offlineshroombucket
shroomer
Registered: 03/27/03
Posts: 89
Loc: DMTrees
Last seen: 12 years, 6 months
psilocybin and heat
    #1889087 - 09/06/03 08:08 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

at what temp does psilocybin start to break down?


--------------------
Everything I say is just a figment of my twisted imagination.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleEffedS
 User Gallery

Registered: 05/15/02
Posts: 7,364
Loc: Daylight Slavings
Re: psilocybin and heat [Re: shroombucket]
    #1889092 - 09/06/03 08:11 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

To my knowledge, it starts to breakdown just about 200 degrees.
I could be wrong. Let some others post and see.
Ill do a little research of my own as well.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinewhole9
LOVE ME BITCH

Registered: 04/28/03
Posts: 3,265
Last seen: 11 years, 5 months
Re: psilocybin and heat [Re: Effed]
    #1889751 - 09/07/03 12:24 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

How come people say do not dehydrate your shroom in a dehydrator if it goes over 100 degrees?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinewhole9
LOVE ME BITCH

Registered: 04/28/03
Posts: 3,265
Last seen: 11 years, 5 months
Re: psilocybin and heat [Re: whole9]
    #1891024 - 09/07/03 02:57 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

bump^^


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineAnnomM
※※※※※※
 User Gallery

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 12/22/02
Posts: 6,366
Loc: Europe
Last seen: 4 days, 5 hours
Re: psilocybin and heat [Re: whole9]
    #1891184 - 09/07/03 03:42 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Psilocybin and psilocin are sensitive to oxidation, with psilocin being particularly sensitive. This process is accelerated at higher temperatures. There is no specific temperature at which this breakdown occurs, however, the longer you expose the psiloc(yb)in to a raised temperature (in the presence of oxygen or an oxidizer), the more will be degraded.

To my knowledge, there has been no study or report of anyone quantifying the amount of degradation at various temperatures. Qualitative reports however seem to indicate that less than an hour of boiling or steeping seems to have little to no effect on the potency of psiloc(yb)in water solution.

- http://www.erowid.org/ask/ask.cgi?ID=2984


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinewhole9
LOVE ME BITCH

Registered: 04/28/03
Posts: 3,265
Last seen: 11 years, 5 months
Re: psilocybin and heat [Re: Annom]
    #1891314 - 09/07/03 04:24 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

SO FOR INSTANCE: how much potency would be lost if you used a commercial dehdryator to dry some amount of mushrooms. Would be about 1/2? Meaning you would have to take twice as much? Or more/less? Thanks peace-


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinewhole9
LOVE ME BITCH

Registered: 04/28/03
Posts: 3,265
Last seen: 11 years, 5 months
Re: psilocybin and heat [Re: whole9]
    #1896729 - 09/09/03 02:53 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

bump please


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineAnnomM
※※※※※※
 User Gallery

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 12/22/02
Posts: 6,366
Loc: Europe
Last seen: 4 days, 5 hours
Re: psilocybin and heat [Re: whole9]
    #1897519 - 09/09/03 10:36 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

I can't answer your question.... sorry....


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleDiploidM
Cuban

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 01/09/03
Posts: 19,274
Loc: Rabbit Hole
Re: psilocybin and heat [Re: whole9]
    #1897686 - 09/09/03 12:07 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

SO FOR INSTANCE: how much potency would be lost if you used a commercial dehdryator to dry some amount of mushrooms.




I don't think anyone knows the definitive answer to this question,  however, let me say this...  If you use a heated dehydrator, you'll still have to put your mushrooms in an airtight container with desiccant for a week to finish getting the last trace of moisture out and render them cracker dry.  Disabling the heater or just placing them in front of a fan before the final drying with desiccant will take only a little longer and will not risk reducing the potency.

So, why risk it?  Use a plain fan or disconnect the heating element.

I fan-dry for 24 hours, then they go into a Tupperware container with DampRid ($2 at Home Depot) for a week, then vacuum pack with a little DampRid wrapped in a paper towel.  After two years in the freezer, their potency is indistinguishable from freshly harvested mushrooms.

But what do I know...  :tongue:

Good luck!

-Diploid
   


--------------------
Republican Values:

1) You can't get married to your spouse who is the same sex as you.
2) You can't have an abortion no matter how much you don't want a child.
3) You can't have a certain plant in your possession or you'll get locked up with a rapist and a murderer.

4) We need a smaller, less-intrusive government.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleMOTH
Wild Woman
 User Gallery

Registered: 06/06/03
Posts: 23,390
Loc: In the jungle
Re: psilocybin and heat [Re: Diploid]
    #1898086 - 09/09/03 02:18 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

I agree..most people just use a dehydrator and thats it, but I found that the mushies tended to absorb moisture in the air after they were stowed away properly. I just place some dessicant in the bottom of the storing chamber and it solved that problem very nicely, and keeps them cracker dry.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Shop: Original Seeds Store Buy CBD, Cannabis Seeds, Compare CBD   Amazon Dehydrator, Dessicant

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> The Psychedelic Experience

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* shrooms/dehydration/fainting biffy 8,193 9 09/02/08 02:38 AM
by biffy
* ALCOHOL EXTRACTION OF PSILOCYBIN
( 1 2 3 4 5 6 all )
kingfish4200 46,583 117 08/11/17 02:58 PM
by Trotter
* Psilocybin Extraction AngryPhil 5,960 17 07/01/10 09:36 PM
by piracetam
* Extracting Psilocin, Psilocybin
( 1 2 all )
TripsAreForKids 5,961 27 04/17/17 01:56 PM
by website123
* Question on Psilocybin extraction skiihigh 2,504 8 12/07/08 07:25 PM
by RogerRabbit
* Psilocybin and heat doitagain 1,328 3 04/03/07 10:05 AM
by doitagain
* Smoking Psilocybin Freebase Extract. retrospect 16,328 17 06/12/14 03:14 AM
by SlyRabbit
* psilocybin extraction question Dave_the_stoner 2,218 7 02/12/06 08:54 PM
by DeathCompany

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: psilocybinjunkie, Asante, Rose, sui, karode13
995 topic views. 7 members, 413 guests and 16 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Phytoextractum
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.022 seconds spending 0.002 seconds on 16 queries.