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Amanita Muscaria and the Siberian Shaman   Amanita Muscaria, or Fly Agaric, is a basidiomycete of the Amanita genus. Found throughout temperate and boreal regions in the Northern Hemisphere growing under pine, spruce, oak, birch, fir, aspen and cedar trees,...
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History of Amanita Muscaria Though widely recognized as Super Mario’s power-up symbol, Amanita muscaria has a long, fairy-tale-like history predating the Italian plumber. Often called the fly agaric due to its natural ability to attract and poison insects, many ignore...
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Most people recognize the iconic Amanita Muscaria mushroom because of its depiction in folklore, religious texts, ancient artwork, and even modern day video games (Super Mario Brothers, anyone?). There is a reason this mushroom with a red cap and white...
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