Magic Mushroom

Photo credit: Martin Pfister

While most puffballs (above) are not poisonous, some often look similar to young agarics, especially the deadly Amanitas, such as the death cap or destroying angel mushrooms. Puffballs were traditionally used in Tibet for making ink by burning them, grinding the ash, then putting them in water and adding glue liquid and “a nye shing ma decoction”, which, when pressed for a long time, made a very black dark substance which was used as ink. Continue reading to see more magical-looking mushrooms.

Mystical Mushrooms

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