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Description

Psilocybin Mushroom Handbook journeys through the mushroom life cycle, giving simple and direct instructions for germinating and growing Psilocybe cubensis, the popular indoor species. It also explains how to grow outdoor species of Psilocybe that fruit on wood chips.

Along with concise directions, this guidebook is highly visual, with illustrations, photos, and charts accompanying the text. An extensive 32-page color section lets you watch the mushrooms grow with photographs that meticulously record the steps in each process from beginning to end of the mushroom life cycle. Color photos help any cultivator see what a fully colonized media should look like, identify mushroom parts and ripeness, as well as troubleshoot common problems. Each featured species of Psilocybe is also pictured to assist with identification.

Find essential information on:
  • The supplies you need, and where to get them
  • Mushroom biology and life cycle
  • 'Sterile culture technique' practices
  • Updated PF Tek (Psilocybe Fanaticus technique) methods
  • Starting and growing on agar, grain, and wood chips
  • Making spore syringes and spore prints
  • Harvest and storage tips
  • Guidelines for preparation and use
You will be well on your way to a thriving garden of these beautiful, fascinating, and extraordinary organisms.

Author: L.G. Nicholas / Kerry Ogame
Publisher: Quick American
Page Count: 209pp
Size: 6 x 9
Notes: softcover, partial color
Date of Publication: 2006
ISBN: 978-0932551719