Friday, March 14, 2014

CUBENSIS AQUARIUM GARDENING?



For several years I have been hunting for a copy of the last book by Richard Gutierrez (pseud. Rich Gee) titled Cubensis Aquarium Gardening, a book surpassed even by Guzman's legendary Psilocybe monograph in its elusiveness. (The latter book circulates in digital copies, the former appears to be entirely unavailable.) Cubensis Aquarium Gardening is listed as having been published in 1995 by Ars Obscura, yet when I contacted Ars Obscura to ask about the availability of reprints or remainders, they had no knowledge of the book. Although Cubensis Aquarium Gardening is listed for sale on a few websites, none of them actually stock it and no digital copies are available as far as I can tell. Cubensis Aquarium Gardening is only 35 pages long and was likely printed in a very limited edition, the only reference I can find to anyone actually having read it is from John Allen. 

I am aware the techniques offered in the book may be outdated or available elsewhere, I am simply interested in this book for its historical value and for images of early specimens of the Penis Envy cubensis variety.

9 comments:

mgilla said...

Were you in Nashville 04/05? I think I saw you at the Gold Rush.

Taylor Justice said...

Hey Hamilton. I'm a very big fan of all your work and appreciate you as a human being a lot man. I've been looking on how to contact you whether that is email or what not but I just hope that you get this comment and respond somehow. People seem to hate on you so much especially in the comment section of youtube and it is quite bogus. Just small minded people making ignorant comments on things they dont understand and never will. I would love to talk to you just about life or your expeditions or anything that you want, and it would mean a whole lot if you just responded back or sent me an email Hamilton. My email is taylorajustice@gmail.com if you are not too busy and could send me an email it would seriously mean so much you are a cool dude and I like all of your work keep it up and hopefully talk to you sometime. Taylor Justice of Indiana.

Gustavo Fernandez said...

Me cago de risa con la farmacopea en vice. Saludos desde Argentina!

Shawn Butcher said...

I as well am a huge fan of your work you are a huge inspiration. I strive to be a neuropharmacologest one day but I'm only 17 and i don't know where to start it all seems so complicated. Any fed back would be greatly admired my email is butchershawn97@gmail.com

Marlinskiy said...

Can we see pdf version? ;)

Unknown said...

Math, biology, and chemistry is where you would start. Hit those textbooks!

Unknown said...

Hey hamilton i live in ohio and we have two diff strains of "shrooms"that grow here only on a few creeks they grow quite prolificaly in the creek bottoms not in manure like most people think they only come once a year and they are very potent.I have been trying to contact someone like you for a long time to look into this with me.why are they here?why only do they grow on certain creeks and not neighboring creeks?how did they get here?ect ect..im not sure this is the best forum to reach you but im givin it a shot.I have been pickin these for over 15 years for people making them teas and diff concentrated forms and i just really would like your opinion and or knowledge on what tyoe they actually are ect.patiently waiting on answer

john nolan said...

Hamilton i would really like to get your input on a two diff types of mushrooms that grow here in ohio.They only grow on a very few select creeks.We call them bluefoots and helmet heads the bluefoots look like a cubensis but not sure about the tiny helmet heads but they are very potent.These do not grow in manure but on a select few creek bottoms in the grassy areas and around decaying plant matter. I am very interested to hear what you have to say about this. I myself have been picking these for 15 years and im very experienced with them and making diff concentrated forms for friends. Please let me kno if youve heard of these and help me learn more about them and how and y they are here and nowhere else not even a neighboring creek or stream.patiently waiting your reply

john nolan said...

Really didnt think the first post published so im sure you realize i wrote both lol