The majority of adverse physical effects or negative psychological reactions produced by "magic mushrooms" generally result from inappropriate set and expectation, or because of improper dosage, which may vary considerably among consumers, different mushroom species, or even within an individual species. The question of dosage is often confused by the variation in the source of the hallucinogenic mushroom species which is consumed. For example, Psilocybe cubensis, when picked and eaten from its natural dung (manure) habitat, produces a relatively mild mindaltering experience, which is evident from the large amounts of fresh specimens needed to achieve a threshold experience. However when grown in vitro (indoor laboratory cultivation and/or illicit cultivation), Psilocybe cubensis apparently can produce a more potent strain capable of inducing a very intense visual, sometimes quite disturbing, experience. This dosage assumes that the consumption of 1 to 3 gm of dried material would be too low if the mushroom specimen came from a wild source. This low potency for Psilocybe cubensis has been confirmed by research scientists Margot & Watling, (1981), who were surprised by the comparatively small amounts of psilocybin and psilocin which they extracted from wild specimens collected from five different locations in Australia. This suggests that a much larger dose would be required to produce significant hallucinations. It is possible that the chemicals most likely degenerated between the time that they were harvested and the time of analysis. However, it should be noted that a strain of Psilocybe cubensis producing different flushes (harvests) will vary somewhat in potency between flushes. By
l803, the government owned approximately 1800 cattle, most of which were imported
from the Cape, Calcutta, and the west coast of America. It was during this period that
some of the visionary mushrooms mentioned in this field guide probably first appeared in
Australia . According to Australian mycologist John Burton Cleland
1934, fungi growing in cow or horse-dung and confined to such habitats, must in the
case of Australia, all belong to introduced species.
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rely solely on the same worn texts, and we entrust our fate to the verdict of
scholars far more learned than we. Perhaps those old texts have a message to
deliver to us that can be discerned only by one who is a lover of mushrooms,
a physician, and above all an amateur of venomy - amateur in the sense of a
critical but passive observer of those who have practiced that subtile art.
Let us recall the background of the crime.
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This is the famous gourd that responded
to Elishas miraculous powers in II Kings, Chapter 4, verses 38 to 41
And Elisha came againe to Gilgal, and there was a dearth in the land, and the sonnes
of the Prophets were sitting before him and hee said unto his seruant, Set on the great
pot, and seethe pottage for the sonnes of the Prophets,
And one went out into the field to gather herbes, and found a wild vine, and gathered
thereof wilde gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the Pictures Of Mushrooms