John W. Allen
Meet John W. Allen, a renowned amateur ethnomycologist. He has discovered and brought back multiple different Cubensis strains from all over the world! Find out more in this article.
John W. Allen is primarily known as an ethnomycologist, but what does that profession entail?
Ethnomycology is generally considered to be the study of Mushrooms in the context of historical use, impact on civilization and social interaction. It can be considered a subfield of ethnobotany and is heavily impacted by anthropology and philology.
John W. Allen is the author of 14 books, including the oldest guide on entheogenic Mushroom identification named Divine Mushrooms and Fungi.
He is also the editor and author of the series Ethnomycological Journals Sacred Mushroom Studies.
In 2013 the Mushroom Psilocybe Allenii Borovicka was named after John W. Allen.
He is continuing research from California, US.
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