Those magical mushrooms
To conclude, few of them are good to be eaten, and most of them do suffocate ... and you will feel like death. The mushroom has the same effect as the commercial drug Antabuse, which is designed to wean drinkers of their habit. The fly agaric, Amanita ...
Wild times in the forest with fungi
It’s a mysterious and magical place, with hunts taking place in damp forests for shy and elusive mushrooms that can be delicious to eat ... white spotted fly agaric, which boldly announces its presence. Unfortunately, it will make you unpleasantly ...
Magical Mushrooms: The Allure of Edible Fungi
I enjoy mushrooms, but I’ve heard enough horror stories about them to be cautious; you won’t see me hunting for wild mushrooms ... Siberian shamans and Vikings are believed to have consumed hallucinogenic fly agaric (Amanita muscaria) mushrooms during ...
Mushrooms 'Make Wind' to Spread Spores
But new research shows mushrooms take a more active role in spreading their seed: They "make ... you can see the spores going out in great big clouds," Roper said. Fungi are the "dark matter of biology," Roper said, and very little is known about them.
Mushrooms in December
You’d have to be a special kind of unlucky to die of mushroom poisoning in December. When I was small, my grandmother and I used to gather mushrooms from the same corner of her lawn year after year. She used them to make the best mushroom soup I have ...