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OfflineNickster_154371
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Sun drying mushrooms
    #4362740 - 07/02/05 12:18 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

Would sun drying mushrooms have negative effects of any kind?

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Re: Sun drying mushrooms [Re: Nickster_154371]
    #4362749 - 07/02/05 12:21 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

Depending on where you live, the humidity level might make this near impossible.


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Re: Sun drying mushrooms [Re: backdaft]
    #4362946 - 07/02/05 01:51 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

I do it all the time in these months. It works great! Set a tray, like one for a dehydrator out first thing in the morning and at dusk they'll damn near be cracker dry,


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Re: Sun drying mushrooms [Re: Hotnuts]
    #4363090 - 07/02/05 03:02 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

they will bruise dark blue, is about all. i dried my shrooms in dehydrator at 95F, so a hot ass sunny day shouldnt hurt them any. Could be a little potency loss if too much heat, but some claim this is only a rumor.


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Re: Sun drying mushrooms [Re: The_Green_Glow]
    #4363134 - 07/02/05 03:21 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

UVA and/or UVB rays have negative effects on the psilocybin and psilocin. That's what I've read on hear anyway and it is warned against in TMC.


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Re: Sun drying mushrooms [Re: azurescens]
    #4363144 - 07/02/05 03:24 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

I have also heard that uv rays will break down the psilocybin. It's not to say that they wont still effect you, just that there may be SOME potency loss.


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Re: Sun drying mushrooms [Re: azurescens]
    #4363147 - 07/02/05 03:25 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

Would birds flying by try to eat them?


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Re: Sun drying mushrooms [Re: Nyarlathotep]
    #4363363 - 07/02/05 04:43 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

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Nyarlathotep said:
Would birds flying by try to eat them?




if they are smart :rotfl: id give some to my bird but i think he would trip too hard, hes kinda getting old.


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Re: Sun drying mushrooms [Re: Nickster_154371]
    #4363386 - 07/02/05 04:48 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

fan dry, desiccant. It really isn't that hard. I don't advise sun drying; some of the reason have already been noted. High heat exposure does negatively effect potency.


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