Today’s “Mycology” comic from xkcd is right on point. I have long suspected (only half-jokingly) that Amanita muscaria has some infernal fungal ability to possess the minds of otherwise sane historians, folklorists, etc. and make them see the mushroom in everything – Jesus was an amanita, Soma was amanita, berserkers were high on amanita – even if there’s no rational proof.
Visitors to Wonderland
- 92,546 ate the mushroom
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