Hello! Being on this list has definitely inspired me to push the envelope
a bit re: dosage. I remember reading somewhere that somebody was thanking
T. McKenna for strongly suggesting they go over 5g (cubensis) for
dramatically different trips.
Last sunday I ate 7 grams and had the most wonderful trip! Excessive
stomach cramps, but that's ok. It was quite visual, with undescribably
interesting rapidly changing things...mostly patterns, not pictures. I
choose to trip alone mostly, as I feel very free to fully express my
tripping self alone. I talked a mile a minute, I wish I'd gotten the
recorder set up before I started tripping too hard to deal with it. I was
filled with bliss, with foaming shooting ecstacy! I was so high I could
barely move, let alone walk! Let's just say that when a CD ended, I was
unable to change it for a long time.
And I'd like to strongly recommend Steve Roach for mushroom voyaging. I
listened to "Soma" (with Robert Rich) that night. Steve Knows about
Mushrooms. It's just so clear from his music. He Really KNOWS. Anybody
else out there that trips on his stuff? I'd also recommend Dreamtime
Return as a great album to experience bemushroomed.
This trip was so deep and profound....the moon was in Pisces, my wife
explains that this can mean a more emotionally open/charged time, so of
course my trip reflected that.
the main point I wanted to post about was the great effect that this trip
(and others in the past) have on my life when I'm not tripping. I mostly
tripped out on people I know and how I want to relate to them, and how I
want to be in my life (right action, right conduct). Mushrooms help me see
clearly how I want to be in my life. I came in the house about 2/3 of the
way through and wrote down a whole bemushroomed "to do" list with items
like: hugging people, telling people how much they mean to me, making
connections on passed up but still available opportunities for friendship,
returning items I've had too long, information on how I want to communicate
with some of my co-workers. Seemingly basic life stuff, but when tripped
What tripping helps me do is bring that spiritual, grounded, blissful
mushroom energy to the average stuff in my every day life. It is possible
to act in my best way in everyday dealings with life and I strive to do
Mushrooms are GOOD for me! They produce positive, beneficial life changes
as well as an amazingly interesting and ecstatic state. Mushrooms improve
my relationships with everyone I know. They help me see where my
priorities lie and what my values really are.
I feel that getting these kinds of insights is most well realized by
ingestion of large amounts of mushrooms (5-10g cubensis, perhaps 2-3g
cyanescens) and doing this in a quiet, dark setting either alone or with
just a few other tripping people.