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by Eddie
Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Australia! Amanita and Forest Fires
Replies: 5
Views: 166

Re: Australia! Amanita and Forest Fires

Can you assies help me with this? I am seeing fruitings in areas where there were forest fires where formerly Amanita did not grow. Since you guys really got hit hard this early 2020 with fires, can any of you possibly go out to these areas and see what's up? Can you share this idea on social media...
by Eddie
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Australia! Amanita and Forest Fires
Replies: 5
Views: 166

Re: Australia! Amanita and Forest Fires

Hi there amanitadreamer , I can try and scope out some sites in a couple of weeks near to where I forage that were burned recently to get an idea. Many of these fires were very high intensity and I know have killed outright some areas of forest. Also, there was significant rainfall shortly after fir...
by Eddie
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's introduce ourselves.
Replies: 104
Views: 6848

Re: Let's introduce ourselves.

Hi all. I haven't participated in an online forum before. It looks like everyone plays nice and I'm here to do just that :) I'm a woman in my mid forties, with educational background in the humanities, a great love of music, the natural world, and learning. I have a lifelong history with anxiety and...
by Eddie
Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's introduce ourselves.
Replies: 104
Views: 6848

Re: Let's introduce ourselves.

Hi Sarah and everyone I'm Gus. I am an artist and researcher specialising in 3D sound. I lived in the Amazon for around ten years studying natural medicines and techniques so I could apply them to plants etc back home - which is the UK and Ireland. I currently live in Ireland. Recently we moved nea...
by Eddie
Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drying temperature
Replies: 5
Views: 314

Re: Drying temperature

Hello everyone. I am a little confused re ideal drying temperature. From what I understand, the lowest temperature ideally should be 68C (154.4F) and the highest 74C (165.2) for the ibotenic acid conversion. I have dried my first two batches at 74C in a dehydrator and they turned out perfect. I'm j...
by Eddie
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Contemplating the journey
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Contemplating the journey

Hey there. Have you taken the plunge yet? This isn't advice but an observation that may be relatable. I recently discovered A. m. growing near my home. I have been interested in spiritual exploration through substance ingestion for many years and have experimented widely but never before with these ...
by Eddie
Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Science & Ecology
Topic: Spore Rain - Mushroom Reproduction
Replies: 1
Views: 627

Re: Spore Rain - Mushroom Reproduction

Beautiful!...
by Eddie
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: General Scientific Papers
Topic: Resource for free academic papers
Replies: 5
Views: 1465

Re: Resource for free academic papers

The Google Scholar search engine may also be useful. Certainly not all but many of the resources you will find there have free access.