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What is a Fairy Ring?

By |2020-05-27T22:38:05+03:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms. The fairy ring may grow to over 10 meters (33 ft) in diameter, and they become stable over time as the fungus grows and seeks food underground. It [...]

Religious Leaders Get High On Magic Mushrooms In The Name Of Science

By |2020-01-03T02:24:11+03:00March 17th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Johns Hopkins University has recruited priests, rabbis, and a Buddhist to test how psychedelic medicine effects religious experience. Researchers from the John Hopkins University, in Baltimore, have recruited religious leaders from many faiths to take part in an experiment, in which they will ingest psilocybin, [...]

Psilocybe Cubensis- The magic mushroom

By |2017-09-17T00:53:18+03:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Psilocybe cubensis is a species of psychedelic magic mushroom whose principal active compounds are psilocybin and psilocin. Commonly called shrooms, magic mushrooms, golden tops, cubes, or gold caps. It belongs to the Hymenogastraceae family of fungi and was previously known as Stropharia cubensis. It is [...]

Vikings Berserkers – Fierce Drugged Warriors or just Mad Men?

By |2018-10-29T16:37:57+03:00August 6th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Substances|Tags: , , |

Vikings warriors were a feared lot, and even those who didn’t fear them respected them and their fighting abilities in the battles. But the most ferocious and most feared of them all were the Berserkers. Before the battle, the berserkers worked themselves into a trance [...]

Amanita Muscaria Myths and Folkore

By |2019-12-23T01:38:37+03:00July 30th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

Think of any fairy tale illustration of elves or goblins sitting on or under a toadstool, and most likely the cap of such a fungus will be bright red with white spots. The autumnal abundance and vibrant colors of the Amanita Muscaria make it probably [...]

Fly Agaric Mushroom: Is it Poisonous or Hallucinogenic?

By |2020-01-17T02:53:49+03:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: Substances|Tags: , , |

The Fly Agaric, Amanita muscaria, is one of the most recognizable mushrooms in the world even if most people have no idea what you’re supposed to call it. People have seen it depicted in drawings and video games their entire life. (The Mario World games [...]

Psilocybin Mushrooms and Their Magic Properties

By |2020-07-23T02:14:03+03:00February 10th, 2017|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Mushrooms are nature’s survival champions, dating back millions of years ago, when they were the size of tall trees, shadowing the ground. Though many confuse them for plants, they are in fact fungi, since they grow from spores in humid environments, on decaying plant material [...]