Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World

Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World Author Paul Stamets
ISBN-10 0898158397
Release 1996
Pages 245
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From the author of GROWING GOURMET AND MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS comes the only identification guide exclusively devoted to the world's psilocybin-containing mushrooms. Detailed descriptions and color photographs for over 100 species are provided, as well as an exploration of their long-standing (and often religious) use by ancient peoples and their continued significance to modern-day culture. Some of the species included have just been discovered in the past year or two, and still others have never before been photographed in their natural habitats.



Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms

Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms Author Paul Stamets
ISBN-10 9781607741381
Release 2011-07-13
Pages 614
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After years of living in awe of the mysterious fungi known as mushrooms-chefs, health enthusiasts, and home cooks alike can't get enough of these rich, delicate morsels. With updated production techniques for home and commercial cultivation, detailed growth parameters for 31 mushroom species, a trouble-shooting guide, and handy gardening tips, this revised and updated handbook will make your mycological landscapes the envy of the neighborhood. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Mushrooms and Truffles of the Southwest

Mushrooms and Truffles of the Southwest Author Jack S. States
ISBN-10 0816511926
Release 1990-11-01
Pages 232
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The American Southwest is not usually thought of as a habitat for mushrooms, yet its various life zones are home to a surprising number of fungi and related species. This first book on the region's mushrooms and truffles provides descriptions and color illustrations for 156 major species and additional descriptive references for 155 more. Also included are selected slime molds and lichens, which, like truffles, usually are not covered in mushroom guides at all. The book's range is Arizona, New Mexico, and parts of Colorado, Utah, Nevada, California, and northern Mexico. It is designed to help fungiphiles not only identify mushrooms but also find them. The author describes the life zones where fungi can be found in association with characteristic plant communities and provides maps--with major landmarks indicated--designating conifer forests on public land where mushrooms are most often found. The major classifications covered are Club Fungi (Basidiomycetes), Stomach Fungi (Gasteromycetes), Sac Fungi (Ascomycetes), and Tuberlike Ascomycetes and Basidiomycetes. A special feature of the guide is the provision of cross references to other field guides, reinforcing the need to confirm identification before consuming mushrooms. Notations on toxicity and edibility are provided.



Psilocybe Mushrooms Their Allies

Psilocybe Mushrooms   Their Allies Author Paul Stamets
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924085652687
Release 1978
Pages 160
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Psilocybe Mushrooms Their Allies has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Psilocybe Mushrooms Their Allies also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Psilocybe Mushrooms Their Allies book for free.



Psilocybin Mushroom Handbook

Psilocybin Mushroom Handbook Author L. G. Nicholas
ISBN-10 0932551718
Release 2006
Pages 209
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First genuinely up-to-date guide to psychedelic mushroom cultivation in years, containing information on both indoor and outdoor varieties. Contains step-by-step photographs and illustrations with detailed directions for the cultivation of four different psilocybin species, a resource guide for supplies and an introduction to mushroom biology, plus essays on the use of psychoactive mushrooms in traditional and modern contexts and ethnobotanical advice exploring medicinal use and the plant-human relationship.



Mycelium Running

Mycelium Running Author Paul Stamets
ISBN-10 9781607741244
Release 2011-03-09
Pages 356
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Mycelium Running is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. That’s right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save the environment, and in this groundbreaking text from mushroom expert Paul Stamets, you’ll find out how. The basic science goes like this: Microscopic cells called “mycelium”--the fruit of which are mushrooms--recycle carbon, nitrogen, and other essential elements as they break down plant and animal debris in the creation of rich new soil. What Stamets has discovered is that we can capitalize on mycelium’s digestive power and target it to decompose toxic wastes and pollutants (mycoremediation), catch and reduce silt from streambeds and pathogens from agricultural watersheds (mycofiltration), control insect populations (mycopesticides), and generally enhance the health of our forests and gardens (mycoforestry and myco-gardening). In this comprehensive guide, you’ll find chapters detailing each of these four exciting branches of what Stamets has coined “mycorestoration,” as well as chapters on the medicinal and nutritional properties of mushrooms, inoculation methods, log and stump culture, and species selection for various environmental purposes. Heavily referenced and beautifully illustrated, this book is destined to be a classic reference for bemushroomed generations to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Hallucinogenic and Poisonous Mushroom Field Guide

Hallucinogenic and Poisonous Mushroom Field Guide Author Gary P. Menser
ISBN-10 9781579512026
Release 2016-01-18
Pages 140
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Hallucinogenic and Poisonous Mushrooms Field Guide tells how to find wild mushrooms in America. It is a hip-pocket field guide that presents 24 hallucinogenic mushrooms that grow in the USA and 8 poisonous species that they are confused with. A reliable reference for beginners, the Field Guide opens up the world of mycology in a clear and precise way. A compact course in mycology as well as a handy tool for the professional. Features: How to collect, identify and dry, useful keys and charts, Chemical qualities, genus and species information, over 30 color photos and 50 line drawings, taxonomy, and glossaries: Latin terms, macroscopic and microscopic characteristics.



Mycophilia

Mycophilia Author Eugenia Bone
ISBN-10 9781609613242
Release 2011-10-25
Pages 368
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An incredibly versatile cooking ingredient containing an abundance of vitamins, minerals, and possibly cancer-fighting properties, mushrooms are among the most expensive and sought-after foods on the planet. Yet when it comes to fungi, culinary uses are only the tip of the iceberg. Throughout history fungus has been prized for its diverse properties—medicinal, ecological, even recreational—and has spawned its own quirky subculture dedicated to exploring the weird biology and celebrating the unique role it plays on earth. In Mycophilia, accomplished food writer and cookbook author Eugenia Bone examines the role of fungi as exotic delicacy, curative, poison, and hallucinogen, and ultimately discovers that a greater understanding of fungi is key to facing many challenges of the 21st century. Engrossing, surprising, and packed with up-to-date science and cultural exploration, Mycophilia is part narrative and part primer for foodies, science buffs, environmental advocates, and anyone interested in learning a lot about one of the least understood and most curious organisms in nature.



Growing Wild Mushrooms

Growing Wild Mushrooms Author Bob Harris
ISBN-10 1579510663
Release 2003-10-29
Pages 96
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This step-by-step guide introduces the beginning mushroom cultivator to everything he needs to know, from sterile culture procedures to indoor bottle gardens to indoor/outdoor compost gardens. Ten chapters cover equipment, growing media, compost, small indoor quantities, starting cultures, and incubation. Black-and-white line drawings and half-tones complement the 16 full color photos taken by the author, founder of the mail order business Mushroom People.



The Psilocybin Solution

The Psilocybin Solution Author Simon G. Powell
ISBN-10 9781594779374
Release 2011-06-23
Pages 288
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How psilocybin mushrooms facilitate a direct link to the wisdom of Nature and the meaning of life • Examines the neurochemistry underlying the visionary psilocybin experience • Explains how sacred mushrooms help restore our connection to the natural intelligence of Nature • Reviews the research on psilocybin’s ability to dispel anxiety in the terminally ill and its helpful effects on obsessive-compulsive disorder It has been more than 50 years since sacred mushrooms were plucked from the shamanic backwaters of Mexico and presented to the modern world by R. Gordon Wasson. After sparking the psychedelic era of the 1960s, however, the divine mushroom returned underground from whence it mysteriously originated. Yet today, the mushroom’s extraordinary influence is once again being felt by large numbers of people, due to the discovery of hundreds of wild psilocybin species growing across the globe. In The Psilocybin Solution, Simon G. Powell traces the history of the sacred psilocybin mushroom and discusses the shamanic visionary effects it can induce. Detailing how psilocybin acts as a profound enhancer of consciousness and reviewing the research performed by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), Johns Hopkins University, and the Heffter Research Institute on psilocybin’s ability to dispel anxiety in the terminally ill and its helpful effects on obsessive-compulsive disorder, he examines the neurochemistry, psychology, and spirituality underlying the visionary psilocybin experience, revealing the interface where physical brain and conscious mind meet. Showing that the existence of life and the functioning of mind are the result of a naturally intelligent, self-organizing Universe, he explains how sacred mushrooms provide a direct link to the wisdom of Nature and the meaning of life.



Occurrence and Use of Hallucinogenic Mushrooms Containing Psilocybin Alkaloids

Occurrence and Use of Hallucinogenic Mushrooms Containing Psilocybin Alkaloids Author Christer Andersson
ISBN-10 9789289318365
Release 2009
Pages 121
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In some parts of the world mushrooms have had a central role in religious ritual ceremonies. Ethnomycological studies among the Indian tribes of Mexico - the Aztecs and the Chichimecas - revealed the mushrooms to be hallucinogenic. Chemists from a leading Pharmaceutical company took over, isolated and described the mushroom alkaloid psilocybin, that upon dephosphorylation after collection of the mushroom or in the human body, form psilocin that is the active hallucinogenic compound. For a long time psilocybin/psilocin was expected to become a constituent of psychedelic drugs useful for treatment of specific psychoses. As the effect of psilocybin/psilocin resembles that of LSD the isolated compound, as well as mushrooms containing the compound, became popular among recreational users of hallucinogenic drugs in Western America, and from there the habit of using these mushrooms have spread around the world. Psilocybin/psilocin is legally prohibited in many countries which usually treat the compound as a narcotic drug. Some countries also prohibit the use of some or all psilocybin-containing mushrooms. In this respect, the legal situation differs between Nordic countries. Although psilocybin-containing mushrooms are not what Nordic mushroom pickers are trying to find as food or food supplement, there is a risk, admittedly small, that these mushrooms accidentally will be collected. At the present situation, this may be a legal problem in some Nordic countries. This document aims at identifying when this might be the case without going into legal interpretations.



Mushrooms Demystified

Mushrooms Demystified Author David Arora
ISBN-10 0898151694
Release 1986
Pages 959
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Identifies over two thousand species, answers common questions about mushrooms, and gives advice on collecting, preserving, and cooking with mushrooms



Shroom

Shroom Author Andy Letcher
ISBN-10 9780060828295
Release 2008-02-19
Pages 384
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Did mushroom tea kick-start ancient Greek philosophy? Was Alice's Adventures in Wonderland a thinly veiled psychedelic mushroom odyssey? Is Santa Claus really a magic mushroom in disguise? The world of the magic mushroom is a place where shamans and hippies rub shoulders with psychiatrists, poets, and international bankers. Since its rediscovery only fifty years ago, this hallucinogenic fungus, once shunned in the West as the most pernicious of poisons, has inspired a plethora of folktales and urban legends. In this timely and definitive study, Andy Letcher chronicles the history of the magic mushroom—from its use by the Aztecs of Central America and the tribes of Siberia through to the present day—stripping away the myths and taking a critical and humorous look at the drug's more recent manifestations. Informative, lively, and impeccably researched, Shroom is a unique and engaging exploration of this most extraordinary of psychedelics.



Magic Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Magic Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest Author John W. Allen (Ethnomycologist)
ISBN-10 OCLC:37473382
Release 1997
Pages 36
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Magic Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Magic Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Magic Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest book for free.



The Psilocybin Mushroom Bible

The Psilocybin Mushroom Bible Author Dr K. Mandrake
ISBN-10 1937866289
Release 2016-10-11
Pages 380
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The Psilocybin Mushroom Bible details every step of the complex mushroom cultivation process, making it hands down the largest and most comprehensive book ever written on the subject. Readers will learn how to produce their own magic mushrooms quickly, safely, and effectively. The book features over 40 step-by-step photographic instruction guides to each step of the process, including: sterilizing the equipment to produce mushrooms; how to build the containers used during home mushroom cultivation; safety measures for preventing contamination of the mushroom cultures; and a guide to consuming magic mushrooms safely and enjoyably. Dr. Mandrake uses his doctoral studies in mycology to detail the history and botany of psilocybin mushrooms to give readers an idea of their prevalence throughout human history. The book is highly detailed and comprehensive, allowing readers to learn the entire process required to produce perfect magic mushrooms every time.



The Book of Fungi

The Book of Fungi Author Peter Roberts
ISBN-10 9780226177199
Release 2014-12-10
Pages 656
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Colorful, mysterious, and often fantastically shaped, fungi have been a source of wonder and fascination since the earliest hunter-gatherers first foraged for them. Today there are few, if any, places on Earth where fungi have not found themselves a home. And these highly specialized organisms are an indispensable part of the great chain of life. They not only partner in symbiotic relationships with over ninety percent of the world’s trees and flowering plant species, they also recycle and create humus, the fertile soil from which such flora receive their nutrition. Some fungi are parasites or saprotrophs; many are poisonous and, yes, hallucinogenic; others possess life-enhancing properties that can be tapped for pharmaceutical products; while a delicious few are prized by epicureans and gourmands worldwide. In this lavishly illustrated volume, six hundred fungi from around the globe get their full due. Each species here is reproduced at its actual size, in full color, and is accompanied by a scientific explanation of its distribution, habitat, association, abundance, growth form, spore color, and edibility. Location maps give at-a-glance indications of each species’ known global distribution, and specially commissioned engravings show different fruitbody forms and provide the vital statistics of height and diameter. With information on the characteristics, distinguishing features, and occasionally bizarre habits of these fungi, readers will find in this book the common and the conspicuous, the unfamiliar and the odd. There is a fungal predator, for instance, that hunts its prey with lassos, and several that set traps, including one that entices sows by releasing the pheromones of a wild boar. Mushrooms, morels, puffballs, toadstools, truffles, chanterelles—fungi from habitats spanning the poles and the tropics, from the highest mountains to our own backyards—are all on display in this definitive work.



Mushrooms

Mushrooms Author Paul Stamets
ISBN-10 1542617197
Release 2017-01-18
Pages 36
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Mushrooms Best Guide on Mushroom Foraging With Pictures Mushrooms are one of those foods that contain several health benefits that affect our body in a positive way. Mushrooms are high in nutritious value o because their characteristics include being low in calories and high in proteins, fiber, iron, zinc, amino acids, minerals, and minerals. Since the olden history, Chinese cuisine has been using mushroom in their diet due to its richness in the health content. Chinese believe that the nutrition and health benefits of mushrooms help to promote good health and vitality. A recent scientific study has confirmed all the health benefits of mushrooms. These studies have shown that mushroom help to strengthen our body and even improve our immune system. This is done by maintaining physiological homeostasis. Nutritional facts of mushrooms tend to differ from the type of mushrooms that are being consumed. Although all mushroom has significant health benefits for the human body and this book will help you understand all the positives about Mushrooms. The thing with Mushrooms is that you either love them, or you might hate them completely. It may be shocking that Mushrooms are a vegetable that tends to have hearty or meaty texture and the best part about them is that they can be used and served practically with every dish. Mushrooms can be served with stews, sides, soups, stir-fries, sandwiches and even salads. They are the best ingredient as it compliments breakfast, rice, bean dishes and can be made with sauces for pasta, meat, and noodles. As you will go through this book, you will understand all the benefits and the nutrients that Mushroom contains. Some of the chapters listed in this book are: Chapter 01: Best Foraging Tips for Mushrooms Chapter 02: Tips to Forage Mushrooms in summer Chapter 03: Mushroom Foraging in the Winter Season Chapter 04: Mushroom Foraging in the Spring and Autumn Chapter 05: Tips to Identify Poisonous Mushrooms