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Offlineralphie
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Dehydrator Problems
    #4008087 - 04/03/05 11:53 AM (12 years, 30 days ago)

I ingested 6+ grams last night. Very minor effects. I had dried the mushrooms in an American Harvest food dehydrator overnight for about 8-10 hours at the lowest temperature setting (95F). I know heat is no good for drying but this product was recommended by some very experienced and wise people on this board. So could that have been the reason I had very minor effects? I am quite dissapointed.

Another thing I could think of was that I had a cold for the past few days and had been taking DayQuil for a couple of days, including yesterday when I ingested the shrooms. Could that have counteracted the effect? Or you think it was my drying method. I am very stumped.


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: ralphie]
    #4008093 - 04/03/05 11:55 AM (12 years, 30 days ago)

What was the SUBSTRATE?


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: agar]
    #4008104 - 04/03/05 11:59 AM (12 years, 30 days ago)

My cakes were BRF and Verm. Dunked 24 hours, rolled in verm and put in a poor man's pod with 95% humidity. Wet weight was 68 grams for 2 cakes and when I dried them it totaled about 6.2 grams.


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: agar]
    #4008105 - 04/03/05 11:59 AM (12 years, 30 days ago)

8-10 hours might not get them cracker dry. They might appear cracker dry to you, but all it takes is a little moisture to offset final weight.

Unless it was an accurate dry weight, you could have had 2-4 grams for all we know.


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: agar]
    #4008107 - 04/03/05 12:00 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

I can assure you the problem wasnt from the heat...

Substrate, strain and conditions will vary potency greatly from shroom to shroom.


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: Holydiver]
    #4008109 - 04/03/05 12:00 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

Hmmm, so the next time I try this strain (PR), how long should I keep them in the dehydrator?


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: ralphie]
    #4008111 - 04/03/05 12:01 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

Definitely not.


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: scatmanrav]
    #4008129 - 04/03/05 12:11 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

Quote:

scatmanrav said:

I can assure you the problem wasnt from the heat...

Substrate, strain and conditions will vary potency greatly from shroom to shroom.




:thumbup: to scat!~

Sometimes you will get a non potent flush off BRF/Verm cakes.
I don't know why...but it just happens...and it sucks.

I can assure you its not from the American Harvest dehydrator.
I always use one.

Move on to other growing technics...grains, casings and bulk substrates.

good luck!~


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: Holydiver]
    #4008130 - 04/03/05 12:11 PM (12 years, 29 days ago)

Could it have been any interactions with the cold medicine?


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: ralphie]
    #4008133 - 04/03/05 12:13 PM (12 years, 29 days ago)

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ralphie said:

Could it have been any interactions with the cold medicine?




I really don't know.

Ask your doctor <--kiddin / don't


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: Roadkill]
    #4008164 - 04/03/05 12:24 PM (12 years, 29 days ago)

the BRF substrate produces pretty weak shrooms in my experience. Spawn to poo next time for a crazy insance potency increase.


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: goofy98]
    #4008165 - 04/03/05 12:26 PM (12 years, 29 days ago)

Yeah I know.

try responding to the poster not me!~


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: ralphie]
    #4008350 - 04/03/05 01:50 PM (12 years, 29 days ago)

Had same problems with cakes. Even eaten fresh no good. Horse poo/straw has always done great.



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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: KaptKid]
    #4008368 - 04/03/05 01:57 PM (12 years, 29 days ago)

the pf strain on brf cakes has always been the strongest cube


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: tahoe]
    #4008378 - 04/03/05 01:59 PM (12 years, 29 days ago)

Horse poo and straw eh? I have 3 more 1/2 pint jars fully collinated ready to be birthed. I think I will try your suggestions with horse poo and straw. Any good links you guys recommend?


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Re: Dehydrator Problems [Re: ralphie]
    #4008400 - 04/03/05 02:10 PM (12 years, 29 days ago)



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"life is like a drop of rain getting closer and closer to falling into a lake, and then when you hit the lake there is no more rain drop, only the lake."

Growing with bags, start to finish (including my new grain and substrate prep)
Anyone looking to start bulk tubs/mono tubs/shotgun hybrids? Good tubs to use..
How I do grain (old still good tips)
Turn your closet into a fruiting chamber
Casing layer colonization and overlay


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