Chronicles the first modern ethnomycological and historically documented look at certain species of fungi and their past and present use as a source of healing, both body and mind as in ancient primitive archaic rituals; and also as an aphrodisiac.
Everybody’s doing it, but only Mamakind writes about it. She embodies the counterculture combo of Chelsey Handler, Dan Savage and Tommy Chong—with a little Barbra Streisand thrown in for good measure. Learn More
In this era of marijuana activism, DIY, and gardening fever, what better use for that windowsill or small patch than growing your own weed? This fun, colorful guide makes marijuana cultivation less intimidating than ever before.
The classic text on clandestine chemistry just got even better. The Eight Edition of Secrets of Methamphetamine Manufacture including recipes for MDA, Ecstasy, and Other Psychedelic Amphetamines contains the wisdom and recipes from Uncle Fester you've come to know and trust, along with some totally new techniques you won't find anywhere else. Learn More
In REEFER MADNESS, the author of FAST FOOD NATION investigates America's black market and its far-reaching influence on our society through three of its mainstays -- pot, porn, and illegal immigrants. Learn More
In Psychedelia and Other Colours, acclaimed author Rob Chapman explores in crystalline detail the history, precedents and cultural impact of LSD, from the earliest experiments in painting with light and immersive environments to the thriving avant-garde scene that existed in San Francisco even before the Grateful Dead and the Fillmore Auditorium. Learn More
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. Learn More
What would it take to grow mushrooms in space? How can mushroom cultivation help us manage, or at least make use of, invasive species such as kudzu and water hyacinth and thereby reduce dependence on herbicides? Learn More
"Regarded as 'God's own medicine,' preparations of opium were as common in the Victorian medicine cabinet as aspirin is in ours. As late as 1915, pamphlets issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture were still mentioning opium poppies as a good cash crop for northern farmers. Learn More
An incredibly versatile cooking ingredient containing an abundance of vitamins, minerals, and possibly cancer-fighting properties, mushrooms are among the most expensive and sought-after foods on the planet. Learn More
More mushrooms, less pollution! Yes, you heard right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save the environment and mushroom expert Paul Stamets explains how in MYCELIUM RUNNING, a groundbreaking manual for saving the world through mushroom cultivation.