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how long can you keep dried mushrooms ?
    #3378024 - 11/18/04 08:27 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Hello, I have some dry mushrooms in a zipper bag with a little bit of desiccant inside (it doesn't touch the shrooms) How long can they be kept without loosing potency ? monthes ? years ?


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Re: how long can you keep dried mushrooms ? [Re: easyskunkin]
    #3378279 - 11/18/04 09:55 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

In my experience, up to about 6 months for dried cubes and potency starts to go downhill. Make sure they are completely dried, suck the air out of a ziplock, seal them and store in a sealed jar. They will retain potency better if stored properly.


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Re: how long can you keep dried mushrooms ? [Re: Holydiver]
    #3378374 - 11/18/04 10:23 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I had some in a glass jar with damprid on the bottom, and I had them for over a year, and they were still good :smile:


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Re: how long can you keep dried mushrooms ? [Re: blackcat]
    #3378428 - 11/18/04 10:35 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

If stored properly they will easily last years. I've used mushrooms 2 1/2 years after stored (cracker dry, airtight, cool, dark place) with no noticable loss in potency, even a gram still did its usual thing.


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