Is it true that dried magic mushrooms lose their potency over time? Is it safe to take psilocybin mushrooms after 2-3-4 years of storage? Powdered mushrooms lose potency faster than whole mushrooms?
Magic mushroom storage time and potency loses over time
How long can I store dried psilocybin mushrooms?
When stored properly dried psilocybin mushrooms fully retain their properties and psychoactive alkaloids for up to 2 years
Do dried mushrooms lose their potency over time? Is it safe to take psilocybin mushrooms after 2-3-4 years of storage?
After 2-3-4 years they WON’T spoil. WON’T get worse or go bad. Magic mushrooms WON’T become poisonous or dangerous for consuming.
As time passes mushrooms slowly lose their magic. It means the main alkaloid's (psilocybin) concentration decreases over time. Therefore, shrooms are still edible, but become useless for microdosing or psychedelic trips
Using proper storage techniques of drying process and storage help to keep mushrooms both: safe and potent.
Mushroom powder or ground mushrooms lose potency faster than whole mushrooms?
Powdered/ ground mushrooms have a shorter life of alkaloids than dried whole mushrooms due to additional contact with oxygen. But with proper storage the lifetime can be pretty similar.
How to store dry magic mushrooms?
Main rules for storage dry psilocybin mushrooms:
🔴 Store dry magic mushrooms in airtight zip bags, sealed bags or airtight jars. It is important to avoid contact with oxygen in order to keep psilocybin in mushrooms longer.
🔴 Dry psilocybin mushrooms should be stored in a dark place. Avoid direct sunlight!
🔴 Dry magic mushrooms should be stored in the refrigerator or at room temperature (+20°..+25°C or 68–77°F) in a dark place.
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