By Jochen Gartz
The 1st new publication on psychoactive mushrooms in 10 years. Introducing a wealthy number of psychoactive mushrooms from all over the world -including a few infrequent and little-known species - the writer describes dozens of species and covers a extensive variety of mushroom- similar themes, from distribution maps to comparisons of cultural attitudes to laboratory analyses of lively ingredients.
One of the book's so much amazing good points is its multi-disciplinary process: chemistry, botany, biology, background, anthropology, faith, pharmacology, medication - all of those are one of the fields contributing a variety of knowledge, questions and data which are assembled into the most entire and interesting pix of psychoactive mushrooms ever created.
Lavishly illustrated, well-organized and enriched by way of quite a few debts of mushroom stories, this publication explores the psychoactive mycoflora on 5 continents and reconstructs a continuity of psychoactive mushroom use all through heritage, from as early as 10,000 years in the past to the current day. additionally, you will locate precise chapters on mushroom cultivation recommendations, psychotherapy functions, the bluing phenomenon, the risks of unintended poisonings attributable to misidentification of species, and extra. A treasure trove of knowledge, illustrations and sumptuous colour images, the ebook includes a lot novel details besides, akin to the 1st record at the psychoactivity of baeocystin and updated findings at the use of plant progress hormones to speed up development.