Pictorial supplement to The Fifth Kingdom - Chapter 22
Poisonous and Hallucinogenic Mushrooms(30 pictures)
Poisonous mushrooms - a Slovak poster warning about Amanita phalloides (death cap) - source of the deadly amanitins. This fungus was found on Vancouver Island for the first time in 1998.
Poisonous mushrooms - German cartoon of robber Amanita spp. - "Your money and your life."
Poisonous mushrooms - Galerina autumnalis - amanitins
Poisonous mushrooms - Gyromitra esculenta - gyromitrin, monomethylhydrazine
Poisonous mushrooms - Cortinarius orellanoides - orellanine
Poisonous mushrooms - Coprinus atramentarius - coprine
Poisonous mushrooms - Inocybe lanuginella - muscarine.
Poisonous mushrooms - Inocybe fastigiata - muscarine.
Poisonous mushrooms - Clitocybe dealbata - muscarine.
Poisonous mushrooms - Amanita muscaria - ibotenic acid/muscimol.
a charming rendition of A. muscaria as the fly agaric, by the French artist M. Sabatier.
...quite a billing to live up to! Does Amanita muscaria really have such awesome qualities? I don't recommend that you experiment.
Amanita muscaria portrayed as the tree of the knowledge of good and evil in an old fresco at the Abbaye de Plaincourault, Mérigny, France.
Hallucinogenic mushrooms - an artist's impression of the magic mushroom phenomenon (psilocybin)
Hallucinogenic mushrooms - the cover of a guide to growing magic mushrooms - psilocybin.
Hallucinogenic mushrooms - a picture from the book above...of young Psilocybe cubensis (Strophariaceae) - psilocybin...
...and another, of mature Psilocybe cubensis - psilocybin..
Hallucinogenic mushrooms - dried magic mushrooms, as found 'on the street' - psilocybin.
Hallucinogenic mushrooms - a Mexican curandera administering the sacrament of the mushrooms
Hallucinogenic mushrooms - Panaeolus foenisecii - psilocybin.
Hallucinogenic mushrooms - Gymnopilus spectabilis (big laughing Gym) - psilocybin.
Hallucinogenic mushrooms - a pictorial survey of some magic mushrooms - psilocybin.
Hallucinogenic mushrooms - mushroom stones from Guatemala.
Hallucinogenic mushrooms - Alice meets the caterpillar...who gives her some of his magic mushroom (illustration by Tenniel)...
Hallucinogenic mushrooms - Alice in Wonderland bronze mushroom sculpture in Central Park, New York.
Hallucinogenic puffballs - psilocybin?
Poisonous mushrooms - Boletus satanas - unspecified GI toxins
Poisonous mushrooms - Boletus splendidus - unspecified GI toxins.
mushroom chocolates represented on box as Agaricus...
...but as Amanita inside. Caveat emptor, caveat mycophagist!
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