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OfflineXAZIA
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DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR
    #399800 - 09/21/01 10:51 AM (17 years, 1 day ago)

I HAVE A FOOD DEHYDRATOR AT HOME ALREADY. CAN I USE THIS TO DRY MY SHROOMS WITHOUT LOSING POTENCY?

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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: XAZIA]
    #399802 - 09/21/01 10:53 AM (17 years, 1 day ago)

1. Turn off your caps lock, it wont help you get your questions answered only piss off people and they will not help you any further.
2. Yes, but you must turn off or disable the heat.



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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: XAZIA]
    #399806 - 09/21/01 10:58 AM (17 years, 1 day ago)

I thought I was the only one who's done that. I don't know if not your supposed to, but the few times I've done it there potancy wasn't affected.

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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: phrozendata]
    #399807 - 09/21/01 10:59 AM (17 years, 1 day ago)

You can use your current dehydrator, but you have to disconnect the heating element first. If you don't the heat WILL destroy some of the potency. So essentially it will work just like a fan chamber. For continued drying after you use the dehydrator, whip up a dessicent drying chamber to suck out any residual moisture



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OfflineXAZIA
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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: phrozendata]
    #399826 - 09/21/01 11:29 AM (17 years, 1 day ago)

geesh, sorry bout the caps...just habit.
i guess it does look like i'm yelling, though.

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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: XAZIA] * 1
    #399862 - 09/21/01 12:20 PM (17 years, 1 day ago)

I am using a food dehydrator from Wal-Mart- It's a "Nesco".

The lowest heat setting is 96 degrees, which is what I use. I understand that is below the threshold that affects potency.

True or not true, experienced ones?

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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: AbeZard]
    #399868 - 09/21/01 12:27 PM (17 years, 1 day ago)

I say true. I've dried at 100 degrees Fahrenheit with no potency loss.



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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: puscle]
    #399896 - 09/21/01 01:13 PM (17 years, 1 day ago)

My Ronco dehydrator does not have a heat settings, but it also doesnt have a fan, so I dont see what disconnecting the heating element would do, I dont know if most of the others have fans or not.

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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: darkfly]
    #399900 - 09/21/01 01:18 PM (17 years, 1 day ago)

i believe mine is a ronco brand also.
thanx for the feedback.

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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: XAZIA]
    #399997 - 09/21/01 03:08 PM (17 years, 1 day ago)

Yes, my friend sets his to 98 dergees and has no problem with potency loss.


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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: XAZIA]
    #23335438 - 06/12/16 10:14 AM (2 years, 3 months ago)

This is something I've been wondering, too. I have a dehydrator that I bought back when I was into raw foods (ha). It's used in raw food 'cooking' because it doesn't reach a heat high enough to destroy nutrients in the food, so the food is not actually cooked. It makes sense it should be okay for the secondary metabolites of shrums.


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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: puscle]
    #23335495 - 06/12/16 10:33 AM (2 years, 3 months ago)

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I say true. I've dried at 100 degrees Fahrenheit with no potency loss.<br><br>





As have I. Works Great.


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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: Knoxy]
    #23335511 - 06/12/16 10:40 AM (2 years, 3 months ago)

15 year old thread lol, but most people use a dehydrator nowadays don't they? Maybe not most but plenty do. Mine works just fine.


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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: Captcrunch90] * 1
    #23336078 - 06/12/16 01:43 PM (2 years, 3 months ago)

This is why checking dates on threads is so important. We all use dehydrators these days. Max heat settings are most common from what I see from TC's. Mine maxes at 165 and that's perfectly fine. If it went higher I would use that as well. Bumping old threads confuses noobs and causes misinformation to spread. The first lesson of using the SE is to ignore info that is older than 3-5 years.


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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: XAZIA]
    #24979943 - 02/10/18 02:09 AM (7 months, 4 days ago)

No alkaloids hate heat and will cause potency loss and effect the trip. Use a box and a fan they will dry in 2 days.


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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: omgwtfstfu]
    #24979949 - 02/10/18 02:11 AM (7 months, 4 days ago)

Using heat to dry mushrooms hurts alkaloids and WILL cause potency loss and effect the trip.


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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: XAZIA]
    #24979960 - 02/10/18 02:15 AM (7 months, 4 days ago)

No heat hurts alkaloids and WILL cause potency loss and effect the trip. Use a fan and a box they will dry in 2 days or unhook the heating element from your food dehydrator


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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: Tony Camargo]
    #24979982 - 02/10/18 02:24 AM (7 months, 4 days ago)

Dude this thread is over 16 years old... Let it die in peace already lol


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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: GalliumPE]
    #24979990 - 02/10/18 02:31 AM (7 months, 4 days ago)

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Dude this thread is over 16 years old... Let it die in peace already lol




Yes. please. this is the 2nd time youve done that in the last hour. filter the search fnction to find anything less than 2-3 years old please


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Re: DRYING SHROOMS WITH FOOD DEHYDRATOR [Re: Tony Camargo]
    #24980028 - 02/10/18 03:08 AM (7 months, 4 days ago)

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Tony Camargo said:
No alkaloids hate heat and will cause potency loss and effect the trip. Use a box and a fan they will dry in 2 days.




NO.

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Tony Camargo said:
Using heat to dry mushrooms hurts alkaloids and WILL cause potency loss and effect the trip.




NO.

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Tony Camargo said:
No heat hurts alkaloids and WILL cause potency loss and effect the trip. Use a fan and a box they will dry in 2 days or unhook the heating element from your food dehydrator




NO.


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Yes. please. this is the 2nd time youve done that in the last hour. filter the search fnction to find anything less than 2-3 years old please




^This....

Your responses are on par with the date of this thread.

Heat in the drying process doesn't destroy potency.


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