Home | Community | Message Board

MycologyNow.com Spores
Please support our sponsors.


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!

Jump to first unread post Pages: 1
Some of these posts are very old and might contain outdated information. You may wish to search for newer posts instead.
Anonymous

Re: Preservation
    #23396 - 07/07/00 12:12 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

I've never used a food dehydrator but I've heard that they work..
In my opinion the best method is wrap the shrooms in a paper towel, and stick it in front of a fan for 24 hours, then put the shrooms in an airtight container with some dessicant at the bottom and let them sit for a day or two. They get cracker dry.
And yes a vacuum sealer is the way to go. Just make sure the shrooms are completely dry before sealing them in a plastic bag.
I've also read somewhere that its a good idea to throw in one of those dessicant packages in the bag with the shrooms when you seal them. You know the little packets that are in your shoes when you buy them new.... they say DO NOT EAT.


Extras: Filter Print Post Top
InvisibleLuciferX
ape

Registered: 11/19/98
Posts: 731
Re: Preservation
    #23398 - 07/08/00 12:55 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

They may say "DO NOT EAT" but boy are they tasty...


Food dehydrators will work. The only thing you have to be wary of is the heat factor. Most good food dehydrators have heat settings on them. Before you go throwing your precious mushies in there, crank it up for an hour or so and check the temp. You dont want it climbing above 110f or so or you will have some potency loss. I dry mine using a combo of fanning and dessicant. In my experience no amout of fanning will completely dry mushies out. so when they feel dry i throuw them in a dessicant chamber to suck out the rest.

------------------
Warning:
LuciferX causes lung cancer, heart disease, Emphysema, and may complicate pregancy.



--------------------
----------------------------------------------------------
Once in awhile you can get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right


Extras: Filter Print Post Top
OfflineMuffinBear
liek

Registered: 05/27/00
Posts: 584
Last seen: 12 years, 2 months
Re: Preservation
    #23399 - 07/08/00 07:08 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

Why not JUST use the dessicant chamber instead of a fan then the chamber?


Extras: Filter Print Post Top
Jump to top Pages: 1


Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Preserving mushrooms: Food dehydrators and debunking old wive's tales about heat Cyric 2,967 6 01/28/08 12:07 AM
by 04281969
* Using desiccant (Damp Rid) inside of a food dehydrator? Best possible method yet? ofzeroconcern 8,117 6 11/28/18 01:26 AM
by churchofzoom
* Drying problem (no fan, no dehydrator) Libertin 2,803 12 12/07/09 07:25 PM
by tugwax
* ? about dehydrators IcAnFeeLthErain 1,371 17 11/06/08 02:31 AM
by noobieshroomie
* Dehydrator + Pump N Seal + Damp Rid + Glass Jar + Freeze? Powdered vs. Whole? eltrkbrd 3,076 6 12/23/07 11:59 PM
by Nibin
* Dehydrate colonized grain spawn RonPaulVerm 836 5 09/21/09 11:02 PM
by milkman59
* Food dehydrator questions. Kevin_X2 734 6 01/10/10 11:38 PM
by Kevin_X2
* Preserve Mushrooms?
( 1 2 3 all )
MEEZIE 3,801 44 04/28/09 10:39 AM
by potatonet

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, FooMan, mushboy, fahtster, LogicaL Chaos, 13shrooms, stonesun, wildernessjunkie, cronicr, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta, Tormato
524 topic views. 29 members, 158 guests and 53 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Show Images Only | Print Topic ]
Search this thread:

Copyright 1997-2022 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.022 seconds spending 0.01 seconds on 14 queries.