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The Librarians

Caught this screenshot from the first episode of the Australian television show The Librarians. The professor’s book is “Five Fabulous Fungi” but it looks like they chose the most fabulous of all to showcase! Advertisements

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Freud and Mushrooms

Psychoanalyst Dan Merkur discusses Sigmund Freud’s fascination with the fungi kingdom in his paper “Freud’s Mushroom Hunting” (click for PDF). Of their frequent forays together, Freud’s son Martin said: “Father would have done some scouting earlier to find a fruitful … Continue reading

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Reindeer and Amanita

Those who have done any research on Amanita muscaria use will have come across the legend that certain Northern peoples would drink the urine of reindeer who had eaten the mushroom, thereby getting high (it is a fact that the … Continue reading

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