Paul Stamets has been studying psilocybin mushrooms since the mid 1970's. Having written 6 books, including two field guides to psilocybin mushrooms, Paul has named four new psilocybin-active mushroom species. His research continues to explore how psilocybin and its analogs can support neurogenensis, and its many applications. Covering the history of psilocybin mushroom use to the present and near future applications. New research on psilocybin analogs will be discussed, as well as his views on how these powerful and sacred medicines should be brought into practice.