In the second half of an extended talk at SAND 18, Paul Stamets, author, mycologist, medical researcher and entrepreneur, tells stories of the early years of research into psychoactive mushrooms, and describes a number of species and their characteristics, in particular psilocybes.
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Paul Stamets has been studying psilocybin mushrooms since the mid 1970's. Having written 6 books, including two field guides to psilocybin mushrooms, Paul has named four new psilocybin-active mushroom species.
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