Microdosing Table Talk - S01 / E19

Baba Masha MD: Microdosing Amanita Muscaria

This episode zooms in on Amanita muscaria, the legendary red-and-white coloured mushroom that has recently been discovered as a powerful microdosing substance for sleep restoration, skin issues, depression and addiction - and those are just a handful of the benefits reported by 12.000 microdosers.

Researcher, doctor and author Baba Masha explains the discoveries in more detail.


Baba Masha is an animation, a virtual character, created by an American artist, chemist, and doctor, PhD, to broadcast a harm reduction program called Radio Psychedelix in Russian speaking territories since 2014.

Masha broadcasted information about history, health benefits, medicinal use, rules, dosage, set and setting of psychedelic plants as Ayavaska, Salvia Divinorum, Iboga, Bufo, Magic cacti, cannabis, mushrooms and other non-psychedelic shamanic remedies. Masha was also presenting scientific research and over 10 years personal experience with the above remedies.

Masha created and run several educational projects during her broadcast, collecting public information about addiction to cannabis, microdosing with magic mushrooms, and the health benefits of psychedelic plants. She shares all this information on 3 YouTube channels and 17 channels on Telegram, Q&A live streams, questionnaires, volunteer reports etc.

One of the many projects Baba Masha created and ran, was from 2018 -2022. This international widespread project to study Amanita Muscaria’s effects on humans with over 12K volunteer trials, from 0.1 grams up to 50 grams intake. She wrote the book “Microdosing with Amanita Muscaria” as part of her 4-year research.


How the Amanita muscaria project started

Drugs and psychedelics in Russian territories

Documentation from the 1700s onwards on Amanita muscaria's healing potential

Amanita muscaria’s greatest power: sleep restoration

Microdosing for depression, substance abuse, pain and other

Masha's personal experience with Amanita

Why microdosing with amanita is personal and seasonal

The three weeks protocol

Differences between psilocybin mushrooms and Amanita

Why Amanita muscaria cannot be commercialized

Masha's follow up study with Amanita muscaria

Masha's advice to anyone aspiring to microdose with Amanita


The book Microdosing Amanita Muscaria is available in most online bookstores. To support independent bookstores and the work of microdosing Institute, consider ordering it from

Microdose.nl (EUROPE): https://www.microdose.nl/en/microdosing-amanita-muscaria

Bookshop.org (AMERICAS): https://bookshop.org/a/92898/9781644115053

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