magical mushrooms

November 24, 2012 § 7 Comments

can somebody please tell me that i’m not the only one who was unaware of the fact that these mythical mushrooms existed outside of fairytales and children’s books? apparently they seem to thrive here in the pacific northwest which isn’t too shocking considering the amount of rainfall going on right now. i believe these to be classified as amanita muscaria which are said to have hallucinogenic properties and are poisonous. it’s not surprising given their vibrant red color. in any case i just had to share because they are just so pretty!!

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§ 7 Responses to magical mushrooms

  • emerald says:

    OMG!! This post is so fantastic! I love these whimsical colors which remind me of ‘fairytale land’. I envy you because this is my first time seeing anything like this….great post!!

  • LFT says:

    This is too precious! And so gorgeous! I never new such beautiful colors existed in mushrooms! Amazing!

  • caviar says:

    Do you have a lot of these where you are? They’re amazing!! They are truly a work of art…thanks for sharing this amazing post! Have a great week ahead, Kristina!

  • uncanny says:

    Are you kidding? I have never seen mushrooms like that!! The colors and shapes are awesome. Great pictures.

  • kittehluvs says:

    They are beautiful! I love ‘mushroom watching’ lol

  • MW says:

    Did you happen to catch that news story recently of some people (I think in Washington could’ve been Oregon) who died after eating some poisonous mushrooms. Someone cooked with them and had them in some soup they served.

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