Kōrero: Poisonous plants and fungi

Magic mushroom

Magic mushroom

Eight species of magic mushroom are known in New Zealand. They can be found growing on animal dung and rotting wood. Some have hallucinogenic properties and have been collected by people seeking states of euphoria. In New Zealand it is illegal to cultivate or prepare any magic mushroom.

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The Hidden Forest
Photograph by Clive Shirley

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Poisonous plants and fungi - Poisonous fungi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9793/magic-mushroom (accessed 28 May 2024)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007