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    #3258312 - 10/20/04 11:34 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

hey i just went out and picked about 8 cubes and im testing out this dehydrator i borrowed from a friend. its got a heating coil on the bottom and no fan.. not sure the temperature, but its not very high, and ive got the vents open.. how long do you think i should leave them in there? i dont wnat to like cook them. plz help

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    #3258327 - 10/20/04 11:36 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

You shouldn't. Don't do it with the heater. You need one with a fan.

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    #3258336 - 10/20/04 11:38 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

heat breaks down the goodies, just put em on some papertowels in front of a fan for 24-48hrs... if you want to keep em around for a while use a descicant.


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    #3258555 - 10/21/04 12:19 AM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Leave them on there until they are dry. If you think that you can tell the difference between ones dried on a dehydrator (even with out a fan) that doesn't get to hot, then you've never actually done it. I've dried pounds like this and no one has noticed a difference from when I fan dried then used a desiccant with no heat. Not to say a dehydrator with a fan wouldnt work better as would point a fan at the dehydrator.

Takes about 24 hours to dry 2 ounces over 4 trays on my dehydrator without a fan. For only a few shrooms I'd bet 6-12 hours. But bend all of them in different places to make sure all the moisture is out. They shouldnt bend at all and snap easily.

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