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Oh and you mentioned driveway, don't do yard or landscaping mushrooms, they pick up all the toxic parts of the environment.
I would likely only eat the two wild ones you mentioned in #119, but I've only seen rotting morels a couple times and never chantrelles in the Gila-Mimbres region since 1974. I do mix powdered chaga mushrooms in my morning coffee, but I've become careful in my dotage about what I might consume - especially when it comes to strange fungi.
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Go to where a fire was last year this may or early june, depending on elevation. Higher elevation, later month. Keep going to the burn until they start to pop up. The morels blanket hatch pretty much. It's unbelievable until you see it for yourself. They pop up everywhere in the burn. There's so many you have to watch where you step or you will step on them. It's literally hands and knees picking.
 
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So they pop out the following spring after the fire. Check it every week or two. If you are the first one there, you will have a lot of extra mushrooms. Place them on screens or racks with a fan blowing under them for 24-48 hours and they will dry. Then Ziplock them and freeze them, they will be good for 5 years. They rehydrate well in about 3-4 hours, fill the ziplock about 1/3 volume of water to volume of mushrooms, set in fridge and flip bag every hour or so. Can even do them over night, just flip the bag every so often to get everything rehydrated, then saute away. I have a lot of good recipes, we eat them all the time with steak, I always have a good supply in the freezer from using this method of storage.
 

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So they pop out the following spring after the fire. Check it every week or two. If you are the first one there, you will have a lot of extra mushrooms. Place them on screens or racks with a fan blowing under them for 24-48 hours and they will dry. Then Ziplock them and freeze them, they will be good for 5 years. They rehydrate well in about 3-4 hours, fill the ziplock about 1/3 volume of water to volume of mushrooms, set in fridge and flip bag every hour or so. Can even do them over night, just flip the bag every so often to get everything rehydrated, then saute away. I have a lot of good recipes, we eat them all the time with steak, I always have a good supply in the freezer from using this method of storage.
Good tips. Thanks.
 
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Ending up yanking the tooth, in the middle of the root canal he asked me what I wanted to do, it didn't look great, had a deep crack all the way down to root. We ending up yanking it out. After he pulled it, He asked me if I wanted to keep it, said some people like to keep theirs.....
I said naw,........ it's probably cursed..... You can have it. Lol.

And that's on my 3rd visit for the tooth. Panic attacks an all. I'm done with that stuff. Maybe should have kept it and salted and burn it.
 
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Ending up yanking the tooth, in the middle of the root canal he asked me what I wanted to do, it didn't look great, had a deep crack all the way down to root. We ending up yanking it out. After he pulled it, He asked me if I wanted to keep it, said some people like to keep theirs.....
I said naw,........ it's probably cursed..... You can have it. Lol.

And that's on my 3rd visit for the tooth. Panic attacks an all. I'm done with that stuff. Maybe should have kept it and salted and burn it.
As in many things, we eventually reach a point where it's time to cut our losses and move on. If you'd have kept it and revenged it, you'd never forget about it.
 
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I might post a quik cellphone clip of a lesser crypt spot if I can upload it. I filmed a quite few of them over the last five years, some quite similar , several the same compass bearings from the peep hole (225/45 degrees, a quadrant). Not sure of the size reqs for uploading. Maybe I'll try to do it on youtube and post a link. Maybe a weekend project.
 
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They are uploaded, just have to post the non-public link. Going to wait for a while I think. This forum shuts down when I do a few posts, at least for me. Kind of odd. I'll wait for a good time to do it that I feel comfortable with. Or maybe I won't post it at all, I don't know. Too much strange or bad stuff lately for me. I'll keep posting something else maybe for a while till I figure it all out.
 

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Hi. I am new to treasurenet and was reading thru this thread. I am sorry sir quinoa for the loss of your loved one.

I would like to ask you some questions about the ancients, just not sure if now is the best time considering your recent circumstances.
 
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Hi. I am new to treasurenet and was reading thru this thread. I am sorry sir quinoa for the loss of your loved one.

I would like to ask you some questions about the ancients, just not sure if now is the best time considering your recent circumstances.
Thankyou, It's fine, ask away or pm me.
 
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Saw your pm, but, at the bottom, it says : "This conversation is closed for new replies." I can't reply. Whatever, No idea what is going on with that. Happy trails I guess.
 
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Here's something interesting , the omega or X. The end of one trail, the beginning of the divine one. The first two are marking the same area, just opposing sides of the mine along the trail in the canyon below the mine. The J hooked second pic points directly up to the mine. I posted it a long time ago in one of the other threads.
 

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Here's something interesting , the omega or X. The end of one trail, the beginning of the divine one. The first two are marking the same area, just opposing sides of the mine along the trail in the canyon below the mine. The J hooked second pic points directly up to the mine. I posted it a long time ago in one of the other threads.
Nice cracked rocks. Here's another one I came across yesterday, then an old tunnel with a partially collapsed backfill. I'll need to return with more gear to check it out. At least I got coordinates so I can find it again.
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Cracked rock was possibly representing Calvary , result of earthquake during Crucifixion of Christ. Being that Christ is represented as the treasure or Mine.
 
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Be careful exploring that stuff, hope you have a radio controlled car with video if it's undocumented and unopened..
 
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Also, what's the Approximate bearing to the opening from the big tree in the background?
 

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Be careful exploring that stuff, hope you have a radio controlled car with video if it's undocumented and unopened..
My exploring pal will accompany me, as two sets of eyes is preferable before taking unnecessary risks this far back in the hills. I worked in Colorado as an underground miner and have a lot of experience in bad ground. I've already determined that this is quite likely a safe entry, but I'll bring a crowbar to better test the collapsed collar, as the collapse seems fairly recent. And a headlamp for inside. I highly suspect this site is only about 150 years old with nothing of value left inside, but you never know.
 
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Also, what's the Approximate bearing to the opening from the big tree in the background?
I don't know. This very nice split rock is natural IMO and not uncommon in the area. I don't think it relates to the old mine in any way, but it is fairly close, maybe 1/4 mile.

These old mines are tricky around here. Most are from the historic era, about 1860s to 1920s for the most part, but their documentation is largely missing. The Spanish also worked these hills in the 1700s or so after Santa Rita del Cobre was discovered, and these records are even sketchier. Their main focus was way earlier and was 4 or 5 miles way from this location, but that's another story.
 
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The "Cracked rock" pictures I posted are "X"s, They represent the omega or alpha and Tau, the beginning and the end. one in the same......You will find them along trails, near sites, and along the river bottoms. The only one I found that points, is the one that has the "J hook". The 4rth picture has a 50 ton boulder near it with markers that line out away from it at 11 foot increments at 330 degrees and follows a bible code of Psalms chapter 119, done in 22 stanzas of 8. The phoenician alphabet letters are marked on the boulders going out from it. 11 feet =4 varas or 8 steps, where you "walk in the law of the lord" . Old testament stuff, that never was supposed to change. Akjv version. Haven't totally decoded it yet.
The 330 degree line of markers runs down the middle of a huge triangle of boulders/markers of 198 foot legs, of 180/0, 300/120 and 90/270 degrees. At one of the corners there is a large depression where someone tried to dig at some point in time.

The main X boulder is near a huge 50 ton propped up boulder , which is also a head profile looking upwards from the side, with a sideways "A" and an X on it's cheek. Alpha to omega.
One of the big mysteries I have been working on for many years.

We bury our dead with the arms crossed in an"X" over the chest for their journey to the afterlife as it protects the soul from evil spirits to enter. This is from ancient Egyptian culture. It signifys the end of your mortal journey , and the beginning of the divine journey. The end of one journey and beginning of another, the divine one, as pertaining to treasure.
 
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Your historic symbology is interesting and certainly could be applied to manmade objects used as trail signs, whether they were created long ago by the ancients or by modern man wanting to use ancient symbols as markers. The problem for me with the photos in Post #132 is that the "Xs" on those rocks are clearly the result of natural local cross-faulting, which is extremely common in many areas. They are certainly not carved.

That's only my opinion, and of course I could be wrong, but I see this stuff all the time - it's the manner in which magma cools and sets. You clearly see it exposed on the surface, but also underground in mines, caves, etc. As far as potential "treasure clues" go (there really aren't that many), I am personally alerted by clearly carved rocks, immovable placed rocks, out of place tree locations/patterns or obvious natural pareidolia objects that could be easily recognized as landmarks.
 

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