Unfortunately, magic mushrooms taint the mushroom hunters world. Here is an article on a study that suggests these mushrooms may have a positive use after all. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-checkup/post/psilocybin-from-magic-mushrooms-can-change-personality-study-finds/2011/09/27/gIQAYFak4K_blog.html People who take the hallucinogenic drug in “magic mushrooms” can experience long-lasting changes in their personalities, researchers reported Thursday. A study involving 51 volunteers who took a single [...]
Unless we get a hard rain this week, the 2011 Texas morel season is a bust. The tiny amount of rain last week was a drizzle in most areas and at its best in South Onion area it was 0.15 inches. Not quite enough However, I hosted 2 mycologist from Colorado last week on a [...]
The drought continues here. I spent the weekend hunting my good morel patches, but no luck. The early reports of morels near Dallas may be due to slightly more moisture than we have. Noaa maps show the drought. http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/Soilmst_Monitoring/US/Soilmst/Soilmst.shtml# I expect to see Morels after the next rain. But haven’t found any here, yet.
Even a man who’s pure in heart And says his prayers by night, May hunt MORELS when the redbud blooms And the moon is full and bright!
Found an interesting mushroom poisoning page about texas cases. had to add it. Also transfered over the gulf coast myco club page on Chantarelles.
http://newtontxnetwork.com/tour/mushroom/ and a fairy ring found here: http://mycorant.com/twelve-foot-diameter-fairy-ring-spotted-in-texas/
A mushroom weighing more than 20 kilograms has been picked in a forest in Mexico’s southernmost state of Chiapas, university officials say. The white mushroom, macrocybe titans, measured a towering 70 cm tall, was found near Tapachula, near the Guatemalan border, according to the Southern Border University Centre. There is no word as to what [...]
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