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OfflineColby
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Drying need to know some things?
    #3217138 - 10/05/04 04:43 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

When I dry my shrooms they end up looking like toothpicks is this right or am I doing something wrong if so what do you guys do? thanks for need help.


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Re: Drying need to know some things? [Re: Colby]
    #3217140 - 10/05/04 04:47 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

I hate to say it but they are 90 to 92% water so yep, they shrink up bigtime.  :mad:


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Re: Drying need to know some things? [Re: Colby]
    #3217146 - 10/05/04 04:53 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

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Colby said:

so what do you guys do?




Bulk.
And lots of it.
Try horse poo.
case with peat/lime

stems i see are more meaty. never toothpics.


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Re: Drying need to know some things? [Re: Colby]
    #3217169 - 10/05/04 05:27 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

so if it is 20 grams water after it drys it's going to be around 2 grams dry? that really sucks.


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Re: Drying need to know some things? [Re: Colby]
    #3217174 - 10/05/04 05:33 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

haha yep! as sub said, bulk.


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Re: Drying need to know some things? [Re: aussieone]
    #3217202 - 10/05/04 06:27 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

once you go bulk you never go back :wink:


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Re: Drying need to know some things? [Re: Colby]
    #3217315 - 10/05/04 09:12 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Yeah, they lose a lot of water. Be sure you dry them till they're brittle and don't bend.


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