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Where might one find...?

Discussion in 'THC Explorers Club' started by keepoffgrass, Feb 21, 2019.

  1. keepoffgrass

    keepoffgrass New Member

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    Never tried them before, and it's time for an awakening. So I'm wonder how to find mushrooms and how to go about taking them.
     
  2. fiddle1tiime

    fiddle1tiime New Member

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    I remember a comedian saying the best way to get them is just ask your dirtiest friend .. it's been true.
     
  3. nickzeptepi

    nickzeptepi Active Member

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    Depending where you are, you can buy grow kits on line.
     
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    In a cow paddock after rain and a full moon, but beware of the blue meanies !!
     
  5. enjoypolo

    enjoypolo Moderator
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    I recently read the book by Paul Stamets: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World. It's a great guide book, and an essential read if you really want to go psilo-mushroom hunting.
    I was surprised to learn how common psychedelic mushrooms are, and chances are, if you live on the West Coast of US,Canada to Alaska, they are growing near by.
    In fact Stamets' idea is that they grow nearby human populations, suggesting that perhaps, they are working to get our attention somehow (fascinating idea). Synchronistically, I've since seen psilo-looking mushrooms growing on compost-soils in gardens, and I have taken a sample back home to find signs (never try if you don't know what you're looking at, not worth it)

    But most importantly, it's critical that you know how to correctly identify them, because people do get carried away and accidentally pick a variety. I know that at this moment I'm way too inexperienced to even dare to try it. But hey, it's not impossible.

    "How do I know if a mushroom is a psilocybin-producing species or not?
    If it matches these two conditions, it is a highly probable candidate:
    If a gilled mushroom has purplish brown to black spores, and the flesh bruises bluish, the mushroom in question is very likely a psilocybin-poruducing species. " (p.53)​
    Hope this helps a bit

    PS: There's also subreddits (r/shrooms) that can help you in your quest.
     
    #5 enjoypolo, Mar 5, 2019
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