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    Fungi and Faeries

    Want to introduce you to this amazing site. I can't remember how I found it, but I am a subscriber, as much for the accompanying illustrations as the articles.

    From Public Domain:

    "From fairy-rings to Lewis Carroll's Alice, mushrooms have long been entwined with the supernatural in art and literature. What might this say about past knowledge of hallucinogenic fungi? Mike Jay looks at early reports of mushroom-induced trips and how one species in particular became established as a stock motif of Victorian fairyland."


    https://publicdomainreview.org/essay...-and-fairyland

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    Looks interesting. I've long been a fan of fungi and even more so after discovering Paul Stamets. This will be fun. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally posted by Dreamtimer View Post
    This will be fun.
    Perhaps you could say that it will be fun-gi.

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    Lol. Do you know the joke? A mushroom asks a girl out. She asks why she should go out with him. He says, "Because I'm a fun-gi".

    Nailed it, Wind.

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    Whatever is true. Whatever is noble. Whatever is right. Whatever is lovely. Whatever is admirable. Anything of excellence and worthy of praise. Dwell on these things. Jesus Christ (I agree)

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    Amanita muscaria is pretty indeed. But don't eat them. Never eat them.

    I have some wooden ones from my childhood. I couldn't find a picture like what I have but there are so many different creations inspired by this mushroom. It's amazing.


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    “Chance is perhaps God's pseudonym when He does not want to sign” Anatole France, Le Jardin d'Epicure

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    Now that is not a fun-gi. Not goin' out with that one!

    (see what I did there?)

    I've begun reading the essay. It's beautiful. Thanks, OG.

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    Has to go here also, great data indeed, still watching atm >


    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzAQ7SklDxo


    Attorney and scholar Brian C. Muraresku is the author of The Immortality Key: The Secret History of the Religion with No Name. Featuring an introduction by Graham Hancock, The Immortality Key is a look into the psychedelic origins of the world's great spiritual practices and what those might mean for how we view ourselves and the world around us.
    Last edited by Dreamtimer, 10th October 2020 at 12:32. Reason: blurb added

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