Revised March 1, 2006; September 3, 2007; April 21, 2013; and September 11, 2016.
Copyright 1998-2016 by John W. Allen.



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Shroom Stalkers

Mr. Boon (Tapua) of Ban Thurian, Koh ASamui, Thailand.



 
And here we have images of some of those who stalk the lowly psilocybian species in Southeast Asia, Hawaii, Mexico and the U.S.A.



Mushroom Vendors of the Third Kind




Pioneer shroomstalker R. Gordon Wasson in Oaxaca, Mexico with Psilocybe caerulescens.





R. Gordon Wasson admiring a small collection of Psilocybe caerulescens in Oaxaca, Mexico.





Corey Kevin Johnson Allen holding a wild shroom near Marysville, Washington. 1982.





Mr. Jak. Samui mushroom vendor, age 3.





And here is Mr. Jak, age 6 and still vending.





And here we have Mr. Jak, age 12 and still vending.





Here we have Mr. Jak's mother, also a vendor.





Mr. Jak's mother and another baby (circa 2001).





Mr. Jak's mother and baby with shrooms.





Mr. Jak's mother and baby fall 2004.





Mr. Jak's mother fall 2005.





Mr. Sawat with a hoe on one shoulder and a magic mushroom and bird egg in his hands.







Shroomstalker Brigitta, John W. Allen and Mr. Sawat, Ban Hua Thanon, Koh Samui. Circa 1987.







John W. Allen, Brigitta and Mr. Sawat in his Ban Hua Thanon stilted home.





Here is Mr. Sawat photographed ten years after the above photo (1999).





Mr. Sawat in 2001.





Mr. Sawat, October 2001.





Young shroom vendors. The boy on the far right in both images is the son of Mr. Sawat.





John W. Allen with Mr. Toowey, the only Thai farmer I met who sun dries his mushrooms.





Chief Ill Eagle, Mr. Sawat and John W. Allen. 2001 at Ban Hua Thanon, Koh Samui.





These kids are skipping school. If you see the authorities. Tell them they are truant shroom vendors and killers of squirrels.





The master at work.





Cambodian children at Angkor Wat helping collect Copelandia sp. for spore prints (October, 2000).





Another view of the shroom children at Angkor Wat, Cambodia (October 2002).





Cambodian mushroom pickers (September 2001).





007 and a young Monk assist me in hunting for the fabulous Copelandia Temple Shrooms.





Here is a small basket of Copelandia cyanescens from roaming in and around the temple grounds for about one hour in Angkor Wat.





What Munchies Resort has to offer you if you are hungry for shrooms





Shroomstalker Mark observing Psilocybe azurescens along the Oregon Coast, Astoria.





Paula, an Oregon shroomstalker with Psilocybe azurescens along the Oregon Coast, Astoria.



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