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InvisibleLucidDayDream
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CAn shrooms be briefly frozen?
    #2203713 - 12/27/03 11:24 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

I want to briefly stash some shrooms outside under the snow in a bag, will they loose potency if its only for a few days. sorry very very dumb question, its sort of an emergency


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Re: CAn shrooms be briefly frozen? [Re: LucidDayDream]
    #2203718 - 12/27/03 11:27 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

if they freeze -- they will be ruined.

maybe you could insulate the bag


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Re: CAn shrooms be briefly frozen? [Re: plura16]
    #2203840 - 12/27/03 01:12 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Why do I always hear about people storing them in freezers then? Or maybe it was a refrigerator. hmmm. Well Im glad I know this now thanks :smile:


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Re: CAn shrooms be briefly frozen? [Re: Sl1p]
    #2203875 - 12/27/03 01:41 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

hmm

actually --- once they are dried -- they may well be able to be frozen and stored. not sure.

i was referring to fresh shrooms, although its not specified. my bag.

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Re: CAn shrooms be briefly frozen? [Re: plura16]
    #2204017 - 12/27/03 02:53 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Yeah I'd say they are about 99% dry.


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Re: CAn shrooms be briefly frozen? [Re: LucidDayDream]
    #2204514 - 12/27/03 08:40 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Anyone else?


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Re: CAn shrooms be briefly frozen? [Re: LucidDayDream]
    #2204542 - 12/27/03 08:58 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

if they are crispy craker dry thier is no harm. No water=no freezing thats my 2 cents though


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Re: CAn shrooms be briefly frozen? [Re: LucidDayDream]
    #2204552 - 12/27/03 09:04 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

if there dry it'll be okay, try to get them as dry as possible though since water in them will cause the cells to rupture = not good.


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Re: CAn shrooms be briefly frozen? [Re: LucidDayDream]
    #2204553 - 12/27/03 09:04 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

You can't freeze fresh shrooms; they will turn to glop when they thaw. That will render them useless. You can't store them in an insulated container either, as someone suggested, because even an insulated container will drop its contents to ambient temperature overnight unless the contents generate some heat of their own.

There are only two ways to freeze shrooms and expect them to still be viable; freeze-drying (very expensive equipment required) or cracker-dry them, then freeze them. This requires a day in front of a fan, then several days sealed in an airtight container with a desiccant (Dry-Rite).

No other technique will work.

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