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Offlineglennenp
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preserving mushrooms
    #3348858 - 11/11/04 10:53 PM (12 years, 25 days ago)

Is there a certain time limit for keeping dried mushrooms before they either go bad or begin to lose potency?


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Re: preserving mushrooms [Re: glennenp]
    #3348925 - 11/11/04 11:10 PM (12 years, 25 days ago)

Make sure they are very dry. Even a little moisture can cause rot.

Dried mushrooms seem to be different, not neccessarily less potent - just different - from fresh ones. Months old dried zoomers don't seem any less potent than freshly dried ones.

Some people say that heat causes chems like psilocybin to breakdown, causing a reduction of potency. While room temperature doesn't seem like "heat," the molecules actually are still aggitated. After a long time, the active chemicals are going to go bye bye. I don't know, nor do I think anyone does, the formula for loss of potency over time.

Making the environment colder, by putting them in the fridge or the freezer, will likely cause that degeneration to slow down; however, since you cannot put your mushies in an absolute zero freezer, thus stoping all the molecules from moving, you will lose some potency over time.

I don't know what else can be said about losing potency. I wouldn't worry about it, unless of coarse you've just found mushrooms while going through your dead grandma's stuff labeled 1941.


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