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Most commonly used as a dairy bar (hence the “Milchpilz” or “milk mushroom” signs), these fly agaric-shaped kiosks were produced in the 1950’s in Germany and distributed throughout the country.

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Not a good idea

Not the best mushrooms to advertise your mushroom dinner with.

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Dinner for Two

Míla Preslová, Večeře pro dva (Dinner for two), 2001

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Bûche de Noël

A little late getting these posted for Christmas, but here are a few Bûche de Noëls for you – the classic Yule log dessert complete with Amanita mushrooms! And a couple unusual ones with a birch theme, especially appropriate considering that … Continue reading

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Peter: “What’s in these omelettes?” Girl: “Mushrooms.” Hopefully not the kind of mushroom they’ve got advertised. From the television show Kingdom, Series 3 Episode 2.

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Willy Wonka

Amanita mushrooms feature heavily in Willy Wonka imagery – which makes sense, considering the psychedelic implications! In the original movie, you could eat them!   And here’s a shot of the Burton remake:   Here they are again when Glee … Continue reading

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