Russians love mushrooms

From Russian artist Alexandra Dvornikova:

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The wrong mushroom

Once again, we see that Amanita muscaria is the classic mushroom everyone thinks of, even when they are specifically talking about another mushroom. In this video, a couple Dutch kids try “magic mushrooms” – in particular, Psilocybe cubensis, as is written on the chalkboard behind them… right next to the drawing of the fly agaric.

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For reference, here is what P. cubensis actually looks like:

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Mushrooms are so weird

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Russian cartoon

I don’t know what this is – something about Baba Yaga, and someone named Goblin according to Google Translate – but I love it!

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Fox & Mushroom

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Photo by Niko Pekonen

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Dora the Explorer

Apparently Dora’s adventures involve a certain mushroom:

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German Incense Smokers

Mushroom pickers with baskets full of anonymous mushrooms are a common theme for German incense smokers, but here are a few featuring anthropomorphic amanitas!

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from Foxxlux

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from MyBeautifulBavaria

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