Keep an eye open for a wide range of interesting fungi including scarlet elfcup, fly agaric
, red-cracking bolete and shaggy scalycap that thrive in this diverse woodland.
What to see during autumn and winter: Keep an eye open for a wide range of interesting fungi including scarlet elfcup, fly agaric
(right), red-cracking bolete and shaggy scalycap that thrive in this diverse woodland.
have been featured in paintings since the Renaissance.
Siberians, for instance, really do have a history of consuming fly agaric
mushrooms not only directly but also "distilled via human kidneys.
Inkcap, fly agaric
and stinkhorn are all types of what?
Also available are Fly Agaric
mushrooms, which can trigger dream-like delirious states, and Kratom, which is dubbed the 'herbal speedball' because of its euphoric effects.
Psychoactive mushrooms, either the Santa Claus caps of fly agaric
or the more commonly consumed Psilocybe cubensis, are scattered throughout the museum--a scattering that becomes, in Roxy Paine's 1997 Psilocybe Cubensis Field, at once exuberant and creepy.
This practice of urine drinking for its hallucinogenic effects of the fly agaric
is believed to have considerable antiquity.
There is also a North-American variant, which is not as valued as the European species Among the many German names of the fly agaric
we find 'Krotenstuhl' (toadstool).
f FATHER CHRISTMAS - The idea of Father Christmas has its roots in the visions of tribal shamen in Lapland, who had eaten a hallucinogenic red-and-white mushroom called fly agaric
The smell of roasted chili; descending into the epilimnion; the shape of a datura leaf; a bank robber superglued his fingertips; in the lake, ocean-seal absorption; a moray snaps up a scorpion fish; he had to mistake and mistake; burned popcorn; he lifted the fly agaric
off of blue paper and saw a white galaxy; sitting in a cold sweat; a child drinking Coke out of a formula bottle has all her teeth capped in gold; chrysanthemum-shaped fireworks exploding over the water; red piki passed down a ladder; laughter; as a lobster mold transforms a russula into a delicacy; replicating an Anasazi yucca fiber and turkey feather blanket.
There are 198, all captioned, ranging from the spectacular to the unusual, such as a shot of a fly agaric
toadstool with its red and white dome, striking to look at but dangerous to touch.
, by Richard Dixon Beech Walk, by Adrian Bell, is one of the images in the In our View exhibition, at Tatton Hall