Category Archives: TV/Movies

Wrong again!

Another misidentification from pop culture: In the Star Trek Voyager episode “Heroes and Demons,” within a holodeck Beowulf-based program, a so-called shieldmaiden shows the doctor a “most powerful plant” which her people brew into a potion drunk before battle, which … Continue reading

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Mush-Mush and the Mushables

New CGI animated series starring a fly agaric! Trailer:  

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The Amazing World of….Amanita

They’ve had every other thing imaginable show up as characters on The Amazing World of Gumball, guess it was time for Amanita muscaria to make an appearance: (Episode “The Sale”)

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A Fungal Fairy Tale

Recommended viewing – the fascinating show Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia covers various entheogens from a variety of perspectives: history, chemistry, sociology, spirituality. Season 2, Episode 7 “A Fungal Fairy Tale” has Hamilton venturing into the Carpathian Mountains in search of Amanita muscaria, … Continue reading

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Gravity Falls

In the magical, creature-filled Oregon woods of Gravity Falls, there appear to be a lot of amanitas, especially for summertime!  

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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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Dora the Explorer

Apparently Dora’s adventures involve a certain mushroom:  

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