…the many mysteries of the magic mushroom
Sometimes, when I’ve come this way in autumn, I’ve noticed small groups of people concentrating fiercely on the ground as they hunt this… natural high.
…is usually the case at this time of year, in among the ovine poo were some familiar mushrooms: purple russulas, ones to avoid, puffballs, and the spindly stem and Phrygian cap of Psilocybe semilanceata, or the magic mushroom. I lay down to get a closer look.
Original Article (The Guardian):
Country diary: The many mysteries of the magic mushroom
Artwork Fair Use: Lukas