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InvisibleRobotic_touch
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My shrooms arent bone dry....What am I donig wrong?
    #2897971 - 07/16/04 08:07 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

So I fanned them out for about 48 hours. I had them sitting on a piece of paper and had the fan blowing directly on them.
Now I have them in a tupperware container with silica gel dessicant on the bottom of the container with a screen on top for the mushrooms to sit on....they have been sitting there for 2 or 3 days and there not bone dry, what am I doing wrong?


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Re: My shrooms arent bone dry....What am I donig wrong? [Re: Robotic_touch]
    #2897980 - 07/16/04 08:10 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

i made a windowscreen pouch and put the wet fruits in there with a fan blowing on it. it gets alot of airflow that way. i would go with the screen pouch instead of fanning wet fruits on a piece of paper (although, with the time spent drying, your shrooms should be dry already). i'm not exactly sure what else you should do.


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Re: My shrooms arent bone dry....What am I donig wrong? [Re: Robotic_touch]
    #2898090 - 07/16/04 08:54 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

change your dessicant? perhaps its saturated


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Re: My shrooms arent bone dry....What am I donig wrong? [Re: Robotic_touch]
    #2898115 - 07/16/04 09:03 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Perhaps it is time to change your dessicant. Or maybe you are checking the container to often.


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Re: My shrooms arent bone dry....What am I donig wrong? [Re: TheShroomHermit]
    #2898324 - 07/16/04 10:51 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Epsom salt. Use it, then bake it in the oven.


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Re: My shrooms arent bone dry....What am I donig wrong? [Re: Robotic_touch]
    #2898354 - 07/16/04 11:01 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

to unsaturate put in a warm oven. ithink that will work


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    #2898571 - 07/17/04 12:51 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

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Re: My shrooms arent bone dry....What am I donig wrong? [Re: Worf]
    #2898675 - 07/17/04 01:34 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

I'm not sure what you mean by bone dry. Sometimes even fully dried shrooms feel a little soft. If you had them that long out in air, I wouldn't worry, just store them in a freezer (in case of a little moisture, this will prevent mold from growing on them)
Then, if you are still convinced that they are only 90% dry, just up the dose slightly when taking them. By the way, don't take them out of the freezer EVER until you are sure you're going to be taking them. Don't thaw them out and re-freeze them again, it would be a waste of a lot of psilocin.


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Re: My shrooms arent bone dry....What am I donig wrong? [Re: Trique]
    #2898762 - 07/17/04 02:05 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Trique are you saying dont freeze and refreeze due to cell wall rupture?
how would you suggest storing a considerable amount for up to a month..that wont be consumed initially when taken out of storage?


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Re: My shrooms arent bone dry....What am I donig wrong? [Re: Robotic_touch]
    #2898771 - 07/17/04 02:09 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

who cares if they're not fully dry, if it's all you can do, then do whatever you were planning on doing with them in the first place.


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Re: My shrooms arent bone dry....What am I donig wrong? [Re: Robotic_touch]
    #2898991 - 07/17/04 03:36 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Get a dehydrator :P


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