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This log almost looks more like a hill covered in dainty beach umbrellas thanks to the cartoon-like look of the mushrooms covering it. You never know what wonders you’ll find in a damp forest.
Magic mushrooms make information flow more freely in brain
The regions quieted down by psychedelic mushrooms are overactive in depression, offering an alternative method to lift moods.
Hungarian Mushroom Soup
If you like mushrooms and love soup, then try a bowlful of bliss.
More people poisoned by wild mushrooms in Northeast
Heavy rains have made it a good year for wild mushrooms, but while that has delighted foragers, it has also led to a surge in poisonings.
Magic mushrooms may have long lasting effects on personality
Psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, may permanently shift people’s personality toward more openness.
Glow-in-the-dark mushroom rediscovered after 170 years
Spotted once in 1840 and then never seen again, one of the world’s most bioluminescent mushrooms has been rediscovered deep in the Brazilian wilderness.
Frugal foraging: Cheap green dining
Have you ever foraged for your food — to save money, get exercise or just have fun? MNN has tips and recipes for healthy, delicious foraging.
Lightning-powered mushrooms could boost food yields
New research reveals that mushrooms and some vegetables multiply rapidly when struck by lightning.