Created July 24, 2007; Revised August 29, 2007, September 13, 30, 2008, February 24, 2009, December 2, 2009, September 23, 2011, February 14, 2012; March 25, 2013 ; April 28, 2013; November 23, 2013; April 1, 2015; April 20, 2017; April 30,1017; and May 4, 2017.
Copyright 1999-2017 by John W. Allen.

Mushroom John's Tales of the Shrooms
The Written Words of John W. Allen

Palenque: Pyramid of the Sun, Chiapas, Mexico.

A majority of the published articles appearing below here as published by John W. Allen along with numerous scholarly co-authors. Enjoy!


Published Papers of John W. Allen. Many black and white photos replaced with color prints for high quality.

An Ethnopharmacological Update on the Occurrence, Cultivation, Chemical Analysis, and SEM photography of Neurotropic Fungi from Thailand, Cambodia, and Other Regions of South and Southeast Asia.
A Chemical Referral and Reference Guide to the Known Species of Psilocine and Psilocybine Containing Mushrooms and Their Published Analysis and Bluing Reactions: An Update and Revised List.
The Unintentional Misinterpretation of a Psilocybian Species from Fiji with a Species from Japan by R. Gordon Wasson as Published in an Article Appearing in a 1959 Issue of the Herbalist.
A New Sesquiterpenoid Metabolite from Psilocybe samuiensis.

The Occurrence, Use and Detection of Psilocine, Psilocybine and Baeocystine in Psilocybe villarrealiae from Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.
The Occurrence, Recreational Use, Cultivation, and Chemistry of Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata, a new Bluing Species (Agaricales) from Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Abstract of Lecture at Southeast Asian Conference, Hua Hin, Thailand, 1998.
The Ascent and Spread of Psilocybian Consciousness (with James Arthur)..
My Review of Arik Moonhawk Roper's, "A Visionary Guide To Mushroom Magick."
A Review of Andy Letcher's book, Shrooms: A Cultural History.
A Dysphoric Reaction To Psilocybe cyanescens.
Magic Mushrooms of Australia and New Zealand.
Teonanacatl: Ancient Shamanic Mushroom Names of Mesoamerica and other Regions of the World.
The Aztecs and the Mushrooms.
Psychoactive Mushroom Use in Koh Samui and Koh Pha-Ngan, Thailand.
Psychoactive Mushroom Use in Thailand: Some Aspects of their Relationships to Human Use, Law and Art.
A New Bluing Psilocybe from Thailand.
The Ethnomycology, Biochemistry, and Cultivation of Psilocybe samuiensis.
Commercial Activities related to Psychoactive Fungi Use in Thailand.
Species Identification and Chemical Analysis of Psychoactive Fungi in the Hawaiian Islands (Journal Version).
Mushrooms In Paradise: Hawaiian Style.
A Private Inquiry into the 1972 Death of John Gomilla Jr. who died after allegedly consuming 10 magic mushrooms in Hawaii.
Observations Regarding the Suspected Psychoactive Properties of Panaeolus Foenisecci Maire.
Close Encounters of the Panaeolus Kind.
Mushroom Pioneers.
Distribution of the Hallucinogenic P. antioquensis Guzmán et al. (Agaricomycetideae) in Colombia, Mexico and Cambodia.
Wasson's First Voyage.
A New Record of Psilocybe pegleriana in Asia (Basidiomicotina, Agaricales, Strophariaceae).
A Worldwide Geographical Distribution of the Neurotropic Fungi.

Magic Mushrooms in the Nederland.

Fresh Mushrooms [of Tiel], I. Nederland. Heads Magazine, 2007. Canada.
Pro Care Mushroom Farm of Hazerswoude-Dorp
McSmart Mushroom Farm of Tiel
Tiel: Fresh Mushrooms Store
Large Scale Psilocybe cubensis Cultivation in the Nederland
Large Scale Panaeolus Cultivation in the Nederland.

The Evolution of a Mushroom's Lifecycle
PDF Version

Methods of Preparation for Ingestion, Drying, and Preserving Magic Fungi
PDF Version

Deleted from "Magic Mushroom and Fungi"
Psilocybe cubensis and/or Psilocybe subcubensis
PDF Version

Blue Ringers:
Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata and Psilocybe stuntzii
PDF Version

Magic Truffles and Truffle Magic Sclerotia
Psilocybe caerulescens and Psilocybe mexicana (Syn.=P tampanensis and P. galindoi)
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The Taxonomy and ITS DNA Sequencing of Psilocybe allenii Borovicka, Rockefeller, and Peter G. Werner.
Psilocybe allenii, a new bluing species from the Pacific Coast, USA.


My Face Book Past Years 2012 Photo Album
My Face Book Past Years 2013 Photo Album

The Poems and Songs of John W. Allen.

A Biography and Bibliography of John W. Allen aka Mushroom John

Magazine Articles by John W. Allen

A Magazine article in Shroomtalk about how Mushroom John recorded with the Beatles on his record and a 1964 photo of John looking like a young Paul McCartney.

Mighty The Squirrel Meets the Beables

A Record
John W. Allen.
With the Beatles.

The Greatest Magic Mushroom Shroom Guide to the Literature
Part 1: Historical
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The Greatest Magic Mushroom Shroom Guide to the Literature
Part 4: Field and Cultivation Guides from 1957 to 1978-1980.
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Divine Mushrooms and Fungi

Published: November 14, 2014.


Sexy Sacred 'Shrooms

Sexy Sacred Shrooms
Published: November 2015.


Blurbs for Sexy Sacred Shrooms

Articles by Other Scholars
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