Category Archives: Books

Witch Watch

From the children’s book “Witch Watch” illustrated by Gillian McClure

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The Realm of Possibility

In the YA fantasy book The Lost Track of Time by Paige Britt, mushrooms feature prominently. Our favorite mushroom even graces the forest on the cover (illustrations by Lee White): In the book, the heroine’s friend in the strange Realm … Continue reading

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Return to Augie Hobble

Just based on this cover, I’d like to go to the amusement park in this book.

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Supergod

From the graphic novel Supergod by Warren Ellis.┬áThis┬ácharacter is “a three-faced giant composed of the bodies of a trio of unfortunate astronauts fused with a mass of alien mushrooms.”

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Jesus was a mushroom…

…at least, according to John Allegro.

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Wirtshaus zum Fliegenpilz

Apparently an old German storybook.

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Mecki

The hedgehog hero of several German children’s books, Mecki, apparently has an encounter with some fly agaric dwarfs in Mecki bei den 7 Zwergen: According to this site, he actually smokes the mushroom and then sees the dwarfs become mushrooms … Continue reading

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