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Agaric: Correspondences
Amanita muscaria Folk Names:Death's angel, Death Cap, Magic Mushroom, Redcap Mushroom, Sacred Mushroom Gender: Masculine Planet: Mercury (Leo) Element: Air Powers: Fertility...
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The Living Among the Dead
Unlike other Amanita species, it doesn't have psychotropic effects when eaten or smoked, and it doesn't send one into a killing trance the way that Amanita muscaria, the fly agaric, was reported to do for the Viking berserkers.
Truck driver after crash: My body's a brewery
It's happened before, said Steve Robinson of Walterville, Ore., in the Statesman Journal: Trucks just crash into his yard. The most recent accident, however, was a doozy.
No, Coyotes Don't Get High—But These Animals Do
In Siberia, reindeer (the animal North Americans call caribou) are common—and so is the hallucinogenic mushroom Amanita muscaria. Biologists have documented reindeer getting high enough to fly Santa's sleigh, causing them to act almost as if drunk, ...
'Magic' Mushrooms in Royal Garden: What Is Fly Agaric?
Hallucinogenic mushrooms are perhaps the last thing you'd expect to find growing in the Queen of England's garden. Yet a type of mushroom called Amanita muscaria — commonly known as fly agaric, or fly amanita — was found growing in the gardens of ...
Is Christmas All About a Magic Mushroom?
Ethnobotanists, led by James Arthur, make an intriguing case that Christmas traditions owe a lot to the red and white mushroom fly agaric, aka Amanita muscaria, or the psilocybin “magic” mushroom that inspired Lewis Carrol's Alice's Adventures in ...

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