Spirituality

…exist in nature

[Entheogenic molecules of diverse variations] can be found in over 200 species of mushrooms, most of which grow wild… …originally began in the wild, growing naturally in forests, fields, and deserts.  Original Article (The Week):8 drugs that exist in natureArtwork Fair Use: Olaf Tausch

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…the Mushroom

“Listen, if you’re a mushroom, you live cheap.” In 1976, the McKenna brothers published a small book that provided “precise, no-fail instructions for growing and preserving the magic mushroom”. “If you don’t have a plan, you become part of someone else’s plan.” Original Article (Vice):Psilocybin, the mushroom, and Terence McKennaArtwork Fair Use: Amanita77

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Systemic culture problems of the psychedelics “industry”

The movement to normalize and destigmatize psychedelics is not one of blind commodification. The psychedelics “industry” is possible because of an underground network of courageous people who have literally been risking their lives, their homes, their freedoms in order to make the truth about their healing potential available. The capitalist commodification of psychedelics disregards that…

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…key for [relationships with] psilocybin and psilocin levels

…seminal research studies on the mushrooms themselves serves as a reminder of the intricacies and adaptability of nature. …study analyzed the amounts of psilocybin and psilocin in P. cubensis grown under three conditions: bright, indirect lighting, dim lighting, and in the dark… The analyses were done using GC-MS (gas chromatography-mass spectrometry)… Knowing that the amounts of light and…

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Cops raided and shut down… magic mushroom Church in the U.S.

They marched in, seized the church’s… [mushrooms] , and called in firefighters to bust open the church’s safes… To hear police tell the story… [it was] going well beyond what the council allowed by selling mushrooms. “The council said mushrooms should not be our priority, and they’re not,” said Oakland Police Captain Randell Wingate, who…

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Psychedelics activists unveil measure to legalize plant [& fungi] healing ceremonies [within city limits]

The group emphasized that it’s concerned about the potential for commercial exploitation of psychedelics, and so this measure was designed to promote community-based treatment… will cost participants next to nothing. “People have been healing from plant-based group ceremonies for centuries,” he said. “The solution we’re offering the city is to bring the ancient wisdom and…

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