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by max
Tue Oct 04, 2022 2:26 am
Forum: Amanita Muscaria
Topic: Microdosing: significance of non-dosing days
Replies: 0
Views: 122

Microdosing: significance of non-dosing days

Hi All, If following the micro-dosing protocol suggested by Amanita Dreamer, one starts by consuming doses on three consecutive days, followed by days where none is taken. 1) what is the purpose/ what is happening during these "off" days? Is it allowing the body to integrate the input of the mushroo...
by max
Mon Oct 03, 2022 2:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's introduce ourselves.
Replies: 246
Views: 60663

Re: Let's introduce ourselves.

I kept thinking “Mitakuye oyasin” - the Lakota words, "All my Relations" today, as I was contemplating and foraging for Amanitas; grateful to have been recently introduced to them. It is a phrase that both comforts and humbles. Then later on in a fun synchronous moment, I saw your introductory post....
by max
Sun Oct 02, 2022 11:58 pm
Forum: Preparation Methods
Topic: Making tea from non-dried amanita?
Replies: 8
Views: 705

Re: Making tea from non-dried amanita?

Sorry about the duplicate. I was trying to edit my post.
by max
Sun Oct 02, 2022 11:57 pm
Forum: Preparation Methods
Topic: Making tea from non-dried amanita?
Replies: 8
Views: 705

Re: Making tea from non-dried amanita?

Thank you for posting.. I was looking for a wet weight vs dry weight equivalent. Did you come across the 10-fold value somewhere, or is it an educated guess? I think for our own purposes, re standardization for the sake of consistency, a guesstimate is fine...? it just makes sense to use that 10x as...
by max
Sun Oct 02, 2022 11:45 pm
Forum: Preparation Methods
Topic: Making tea from non-dried amanita?
Replies: 8
Views: 705

Re: Making tea from non-dried amanita?

Thank you for posting.. I was looking for a wet weight vs dry weight equivalent. Did you come across the 10-fold value somewhere, or is it an educated guess? I think for our own purposes, re standardization for the sake of consistency, a questioned is fine...? it just makes sense to use that 10x as ...
by max
Fri Sep 30, 2022 1:46 pm
Forum: Other Amanitas
Topic: Amanita brunnescens
Replies: 0
Views: 139

Amanita brunnescens

Hi all ,
Does this look like Amanita brunnescens? The gills are spongy looking. Is Amanita brunnescens a medicinal Amanita like the fly avarice?
Found in Central Vermont, USA today ( early autumn)
by max
Fri Sep 30, 2022 1:45 pm
Forum: Other Amanitas
Topic: Amanita brunnescens
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Amanita brunnescens

Hi all ,
Does this look like Amanita brunnescens? The gills are spongy looking. Is Amanita brunnescens a medicinal Amanita like the fly avarice?
Found in Central Vermont, USA today ( early autumn)
by max
Thu Sep 22, 2022 8:15 pm
Forum: Preparation Methods
Topic: Making tea from non-dried amanita?
Replies: 8
Views: 705

Re: Making tea from non-dried amanita? and when is it too late to pick them

I have the same question, re preparing tea without drying. Also, I'm wondering if there is a "too far gone" stage when harvesting? I found a bunch of Amanitas which had already "opened", and most were pretty floppy.