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Offlineboomers 1-8
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amanitas in colorado?
    #1021817 - 11/04/02 07:18 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

Hey whatsup.
I live in Colorado, where apparently no psilo mushies grow, but i heard its pretty easy to find amanita muscarias. we just had the first snow of the season a few days ago, so im thinking now would be a good time. is that right? also, what kind of area should i go looking? thanks guys, if i find some ill put some pictures up.

Edit by GumbyDude: I pitty the fool who asks for specific locations :smirk:


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Re: amanitas in colorado? [Re: boomers 1-8]
    #1021916 - 11/04/02 07:55 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

Id think it would be a little too late if it already snowed....you should have started a little earlier. They are pretty common in forests...


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Re: amanitas in colorado? [Re: boomers 1-8]
    #1022569 - 11/04/02 11:37 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

I'm also in Colorado.

Yes, we have both Amanita muscaria and Amanita pantherina here. In a good year you could easily harvest Amanita muscaria by the bushel. But this year was a severe drought. There were few mushrooms of any kind, and I didn't see an Amanita of any kind this year.

The season for Amanitas here (in the mountains) is July and August, if we get some rain. That should give you time to study so you can identify them correctly. We've never had a mushroom poisoning fatality in Colorado, and you don't want to be first.

This is a list of every Amanita species reliably identified in this state (that I can verify):

Amanita alba
A. bisporigera
A. fulva
A. inaurata (=A. ceciliae)
A. muscaria var. muscaria
A. muscaria var. flavivolvata
A. muscaria var. formosa
A. pantherina
A. rubescens
A. solitaria
A. stannea
A. vaginata
A. velosa


Before you consider eating one, you should be able to tell somebody exactly how you know which species it is from that list. Note that Amanita bisporigera is potentially deadly if eaten.

Also, please go read some trip reports over at Erowid or Lycaeum and be sure that's really what you want to do. I know several people who have tried Amanita muscaria and none of them would do it again.

If we're all still around next mushroom season maybe we'll run into each other and I will be happy to show you how to identify what we find. But study a bit first - you'll enjoy your hunting experience a lot more if you have an idea of what you're finding.

Happy mushrooming!


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Re: amanitas in colorado? [Re: ToxicMan]
    #1023044 - 11/05/02 03:55 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

lord, how much more friendliness can there be?

:smile:  theres some really good folk up in here 


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Re: amanitas in colorado? [Re: jahfeelirie]
    #1023333 - 11/05/02 06:16 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

hehe that's why i love the shroomery;-)


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Re: amanitas in colorado? [Re: boomers 1-8]
    #1023573 - 11/05/02 09:53 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

yes, i've seen them in the mountains a lot. it's definitely too late in the season for amanita now. i'm not interested in the amanita experience, having read a good deal about it.


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