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For centuries hallucinogenic mushrooms have participated in a sublime relationship with humankind, thanks to their psychoactive chemicals that shift and modify the human mind. Arik Roper's exquisite painted portraits of magic mushrooms illustrate more than 90 of the known hallucinogenic species from around the world. He captures their powerful auras, adding to a tradition of Mushroom art that stretches back more than 400 years.

 
Popular culture critics Erik Davis and Daniel Pinchbeck provide background and testimony in elegant essays, and mushroom expert Gary Lincoff contributes notes. This beautifully designed and profusely illustrated mushroom bible will appeal to nature lovers, mushroom hunters, and enthusiasts of all things psychedelic.

Synopsis:

For centuries hallucinogenic mushrooms have participated in a sublime relationship with humankind, thanks to their psychoactive chemicals that shift and modify the human mind. Arik Roper's exquisite painted portraits of magic mushrooms illustrate more than 90 of the known hallucinogenic species from around the world. He captures their powerful auras, adding to a tradition of Mushroom art that stretches back more than 400 years.

 Popular culture critics Erik Davis and Daniel Pinchbeck provide background and testimony in elegant essays, and mushroom expert Gary Lincoff contributes notes. This beautifully designed and profusely illustrated mushroom bible will appeal to nature lovers, mushroom hunters, and enthusiasts of all things psychedelic.

About the Author

Arik Roper is a visionary artist known for his CD covers, posters, and animation. He lives in New York City. Erik Davis is the author, most recently, of The Visionary State. He posts regularly at www.techgnosis.com. Daniel Pinchbeck is the bestselling author of Breaking Open the Head and 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl. He posts at www. realitysandwich.com. Gary Lincoff is the author of the Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810996311
Author:
Roper, Arik M
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Notes by:
Pinchbeck, Daniel
Notes by:
Davis, Erik
Illustrator:
Roper, Arik M.
Illustrator:
Roper, Arik Moonhawk
Foreword:
Pinchbeck, Daniel
Author:
Davis, Erik
Author:
Pinchbeck, Daniel
Author:
Roper, Arik
Author:
Roper, Arik Moonhawk
Author:
Lincoff, Gary
Subject:
Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Mushrooms
Subject:
General
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals
Subject:
Plants - Mushrooms
Subject:
Nature Studies-Mushrooms and Fungi
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
95 full-color illustrations
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.00 x 7.00 in
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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For centuries hallucinogenic mushrooms have participated in a sublime relationship with humankind, thanks to their psychoactive chemicals that shift and modify the human mind. Arik Roper's exquisite painted portraits of magic mushrooms illustrate more than 90 of the known hallucinogenic species from around the world. He captures their powerful auras, adding to a tradition of Mushroom art that stretches back more than 400 years.

 Popular culture critics Erik Davis and Daniel Pinchbeck provide background and testimony in elegant essays, and mushroom expert Gary Lincoff contributes notes. This beautifully designed and profusely illustrated mushroom bible will appeal to nature lovers, mushroom hunters, and enthusiasts of all things psychedelic.

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