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Russians love mushrooms

From Russian artist Alexandra Dvornikova:

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More Baba Yaga

Baba Yaga by KateMaxpaint Vasilisa the Fair: Baba Yaga’s Hut by vitaliyv Baba Yaga’s House by LiaSelina Baba Yaga by Tin Can Forest

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Amanita Chicken Legs

Originally posted on 13 Baba Yagas:
vintage wallpaper, cardboard, paper picnic bowl, paper clay. Oct 2015 Baba Yaga is a forest witch and depictions of her often include the ubiquitous amanita muscaria. Here I took the concept of the chicken-legs and…

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Witch Watch

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

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Toadstool Pentagram

“Toadstool Pentagram” by Sarah Anne Lawless “A pentagram of poisonous, psychoactive mushrooms — toadstools. Such fungi have long been associated with witches, witchcraft, and fairies due to their dangerous nature. Fly Agaric with its red skin and white spots is … Continue reading

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Crone

“Crone Goddess” by Wendy Andrew

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Fairies and Trolls

“Old Ginny” by Marc Potts (one of my favorite artists) “Herne’s Dream” also by Marc Potts “The Troll King” by Samuel Nordius

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Another deviantART round-up

“Amanita Dreams” by jslattum “Amanita” by airin-ater “Amanita Muscaria” by Sobii “Witch by the name Amanita” by IrenHorrors “apothecary Amanita” by NadinePau

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The Power of Poison

While in New York City, I made the obligatory visit to the American Museum of Natural History, which is currently having an exhibit seemingly made just for me – The Power of Poison. I looked all over for Amanita, but … Continue reading

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Im großen Zauberwald

Thanks to a reader in Germany for sending in this cover of a children’s game: Im großen Zauberwald.   The description roughly translates to: “Students of magic scurry through the dark, enchanted forest, searching for ingredients for their potion. But … Continue reading

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