Turn down the heat.The Sill says:
Native to eastern Africa, the Zamioculcas zamiifolia (ZZ) prefers dry, stable environments. Rhizomes underneath the soil’s surface store water for use during emergency droughts — first time plant parents and frequent travelers, this one’s for you.
Drying on low heat is A-OK, but turn your Athena Crop
inside out to prevent pilling. Better yet, hang up or lay flat to dry.