Santa was a Shroom Shaman: Meet the Psychoactive Mushroom that Created Christmas

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It’s that time of the year once again where we bring evergreen trees into our homes, decorate them, and put shiny packages underneath. We tell children stories of a jolly old man dressed in red and white and his magic flying reindeer. One of which has a glowing red nose. But have you ever wondered where the origins of Christmas traditions and stories came from?
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5 Spooky Mushrooms to Haunt Your Dreams

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Fungi are weird. That's why we like them! They are unlike anything else, and the more we learn about them, the more these bizarre organisms fascinate us and the more they seem completely alien. There are so many fantastically mystical species, and as we are in the midst of Halloween, here are our favorite weird and wonderful mushrooms!
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Mushrooms on Mars?

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No one ever really expected to find life on Mars, let alone fungi. That was until one week ago.Last week, several headlines far and wide raved about the alleged “discovery” of fungi on mars despite controversial views of the claims validity.

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Hawaiian Bioluminescent Mushrooms

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Bioluminescence is found throughout nature and most often associated with fireflies and underwater organisms. However, the phenomenon also occurs in fungi like mushrooms! Notably so in the Filoboletus manipularis species.

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