Tagged: mushroom

When giant fungi ruled the Earth

420 million years ago, a giant feasted on the dead, growing slowly into the largest living thing on land. It belonged to an unlikely group of pioneers that ultimately made life on land possible...

Salvia trip gone wrong

Salvia divinorum, also known as S. divinorum or Salvia, is a hallucinogenic plant native to the northeastern Sierra Mazateca mountain region of Mexico where the native Mazatecs have used it for centuries as a...

Psychedelics for depression and PTSD?

The Aztecs and Timothy Leary touted the psychological benefits of mind-altering psychedelic drugs. Now, science is finding out they may have been right. Researchers are investigating the use of the mind-altering drugs psilocybin, for...