Mushrooms - P. cyanescens, Mushrooms - P. azurescens, Syrian Rue & Calamus
Citation: Blue Runner. "Tumbling Through the Abyss: An Experience with Mushrooms - P. cyanescens, Mushrooms - P. azurescens, Syrian Rue & Calamus (exp48262)". Erowid.org. Mar 7, 2007. erowid.org/exp/48262
I'm an 18 year old college freshman from the Pacific Northwest and though I regret my exposure to substance use at such a young age, I am a very experienced tripper who often likes to push things beyond his personal limit to 'see what happens!'
The following report took place over a three day period:
Day 1- After romping around my college campus looking for mushrooms for about an hour, I decided to wrap up the hunt, ending my expedition with a bounty of about 30-40 beautiful P.Cyanescens and 9 kind of beat-up P. Azurescens. At my apartment, I cleaned my goods and put them in the food dehydrator to dry, but not without sharing my fungi with my roommate. We both ate about 12-15 fresh P.cyanscens, and I ate one fresh P.Azurscens.
In less than ten minutes we were feeling an extreme anxiousness that I thought was just placebo, but I was proved wrong when we started into the peak at t+50min. It was almost too much psilocybin for our bodies to handle physically. Don't get me wrong, I love mushrooms, and I love tripping really hard, but at times the fry was so intense that I felt like I was getting sunburned, and it's really cold in my house. The visuals were most excellent, to the point that I was frustrated trying to play video games, because I couldn't see anything properly, everything on the screen would disassemble itself back into the pixels from which they were formed. So we watched A Clockwork Orange instead of playing video games, a very excellent call on my part. Only at the very highest point of the trip was it too hot inside my body to be comfortable.
After the trip ended, I sold my now dried P. Cyanescens to a buddy for $50, he got about 7 strong trips worth of shrooms. I saved the P. Azurscens for another time.
Day 2-In the morning, me and a friend went out to the sand dunes along the coast to pick some P.Cyanescens, word was they were poppin' huge out there. After about 2 hours of picking mushrooms we ended up with about 130-150 absolutely gorgeous P.Cyanescens. We cleaned them and put them on the rack to dry, and I invited some friends over to trip. We waited for my roommate to get home from work to join us. When he finally arrived, he held a package for me in his hands that he had picked up on the way inside...it was my ethnogens I had ordered 5 days earlier.
I decided to see how much P.Harmala affected a mushroom trip, while everyone else just ate mushrooms. My roommate and friend boiled 6 large P.Cyanescens in a pot and drank it while I ate about 7 medium P.Cyanescens and 2 grms of P.Harmala. P.Harmala definitely potentiates the trip, more physically than visually in my case. I was completely stuck in an extreme gravitational downward pull, while the other two were just chillin'. We were watching Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, which I've seen a million and one times, so I barely paid any attention to what was happening on the screen. I was more interested in the walls and carpet in my house. My thought process was very jumbled the entire time as well, and while my buddies returned back to reality 5 hours after eating the P.Cyanescens, I didn't return for another 3 hours after they were back to ground zero. It was really physically intense though, not hot like the night before but that downward pull was enormous.
Day 3-I awoke early this morning and decided to try the calamus experience. I measured out an 8 inch section of dried root, took a bite and started chewin'. It was damn spicy and tasted foul, like fish. I decided to grind the rest with my mortar and pestal and swallow balls of bread with the powder inside. 3 hours later, I have tingles that feel really nice, but I'm feeling nauseous and I cant keep that nasty taste from coming back every now and then. I'm not going to eat A.Calamus anymore.
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