246.The Wild Kindness with Bett Williams

246.The Wild Kindness with Bett Williams Real Herbalism Radio

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We often talk as Herbalists about the Wisdom of the Plants and the Deep Healing and Lessons they offer. Their cousins, the Fungi, can open us up to a whole new world of wisdom, if we dare to explore it in partnership with them.

Today, we’re talking with Bett Williams, author of The Wild Kindness: A Psilocybin Odyssey and who’s essays are apprearing in Lucid News and Double Blind Magazine, about partnering with the mushrooms.

Topics we mentioned:

  • Terence McKenna
  • Maria Sabina (See the movie Here)_
  • Peter Thiel
  • Mushrooms as Teachers
  • MAOI inhibitors
  • Psilocybins
  • Syrian Rue (Penganum harmala)
  • DMT, Ayahuasca as MAOI

Bett Williams

Bett Williams by the Bus

Bett Williams is a trailblazer within the psychedelics community, and the author of The Wild Kindness; A Psilocybin Odyssey (Dottir Press Fall, 2020), a memoir about growing mushrooms in the high desert of New Mexico. Her other works include The Wrestling Party and Girl Walking Backwards (St. Martin’s Press), which was named as one of the Ten Best Young Adult Queer Novels by Vogue Magazine. She was a featured speaker at Kai Wingo’s 2015 Women and Entheogen’s Conference and the Horizons Perspectives on Psychedelics Conference in 2018. She and her partner, Beth Hill, host No Cures, Only Alchemy, an event series and podcast centered around psychedelics and culture making. She has written for many publications including DoubleBlind, OUT Magazine, Flaunt, Lucid News and Lenny Letter.


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