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Macrolepiota dolichaula- White Parasol

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mmm it’s a good season for mushies this year. I finally got a meal of shaggy inkcaps – the flavour was a lovely basic mushroom flavour. These are better so hoping to find more of these and shaggy parasols – those are very nice.

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In a field guide to Australian fungi, A.M Young makes mention of these mushrooms being eaten in Australia by some and others receiving stomach upsets. It is also found and eaten in India,China and North Thailand. I never thought a toadstool could taste so good, really nice texture and abundant in grazing pastures, they are pungent  fresh, have white spores, sliding ring, tall, standing out from hundreds of metres away, much taller than the poisonous green spored Chlorophyllum molybdites.

IMG_0298 Cap 6-16cm diameter though up to dinner plate size is not uncommon. Light brown centre of concentrated scales radiating out and dispersing.

IMG_0296 Stem 7-24cm 0.6- 2.5cm hollow, easily snapped. stem base slightly bulbous. A similar looking species Chlorophyllum hortense can be found growing at the same time but it’s stem reddens with bruising or when cut.

IMG_0300 Gills free from stem, closely stacked. Gills white to cream on maturity. Margin bearing remnants…

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Fulda conference #9: Amygdalin (Vitamin B17/Laetrile) – advantages and risks (Dr Martin Stoppler)

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FuldaMarket1 The Christmas market at Fulda. image credit: http://www.germany.travel/

Updated March 2016 – For more information on GcMAF, please join the GcMAF and GcMAF Cancer forums on Facebook – they are closed groups, so you have to wait for your membership to be confirmed.  They contain up-to-date information on sources of GcMAF, and also feedback and contributions  by people who are using GcMAF.

Dr Martin Stoppler studied medicine from 1980-86, and specialised in general medicine in 1992 and naturopathic treatments in 1996.  He has been practising in his own complementary therapy clinic since 1992.  He is a founding member of the registered society Forum of Orthomolecular Medicine.

He talks about his experience with amygdalin together with other therapies, for example, GcMAF for 2 years in combination:  “From my experience GcMAF also has an excellent effect in depressed patients. However, since the possibly existing interference must be suppressed before. I use GcMAF in acute and chronic…

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Fulda conference #9: Amygdalin (Vitamin B17/Laetrile) – advantages and risks (Dr Martin Stoppler)

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Updated March 2016 – For more information on GcMAF, please join the GcMAF and GcMAF Cancer forums on Facebook – they are closed groups, so you have to wait for your membership to be con…

Source: Fulda conference #9: Amygdalin (Vitamin B17/Laetrile) – advantages and risks (Dr Martin Stoppler)

Fracking Tasmania

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Review of Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) in Tasmania

To Frack or not to Frack? A year ago we had a meeting combining untold tales from the oil industry by Martin Goodrich with a movie on Fracking . Scroll through it for the link to see the movie “Unearthed” online if you missed it – very watchable. https://astrotas.wordpress.com/2014/03/19/unearthed-march-meeting-pt-1/

So where are we now in 2015? The statewide moratorium on fracking for natural gas extraction will expire march 31st Submissions to the review are now available to read online from DPIWE http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/about-the-department/review-of-hydraulic-fracturing-(fracking)-in-tasmania/submissions-to-the-review-of-hydraulic-fracturing-in-tasmania

Public opposition to Fracking ( coal seam gas extraction ) is still high and there is a rally scheduled by Frack Free Tasmania details: http://frackfreetas.org/

Sat, February 28, 11am – 12pm
Parliament Lawns, Salamanca Place Hobart. (map)
Rally to Push the Tasmanian Government to Ban hydraulic fracturing in this state. Come hear inspiring speakers and join in the movement pushing against this unsafe technology.

Also there is an e-petition calling for a Permanent Ban on Fracking in Tasmania closing 13th March http://www.parliament.tas.gov.au/EPetitions/Council/CurrentEPetition.aspx?PetNum=23&lIndex=-1