Infected Mushroom is an Israeli psychedelic trance group formed by Erez Eisen and Amit Duvdevani. Infected Mushroom has global psytrance scene for the last decade, performing live from Seattle to Copenhagen to Tokyo and the world over. Infected Mushroom always brings a dynamic vibe to the dance floor.
THE HAGUE - The Dutch authorities agreed Friday 12 October 2007 to ban the sale of magic mushrooms, a move sure to annoy many tourists visiting the Netherlands, known for its liberal drugs policies.
The Dutch health and justice ministers said Friday that they have agreed to change the drug laws to ban the sale and cultivation of hallucinogenic mushrooms.
The move comes during an ongoing debate in the Netherlands about the safety of the so-called magic mushrooms after a number of incidents involving tourists who had taken them.
It all started when our predictably heroic protagonist, Rocky Racoon, woke up in a magical cornfield. It was the eighth time it had happened. Feeling abundantly exasperated, Rocky Racoon punched a banana, thinking it would make him feel better (but as usual, it did not). In a tragically predictable turn of events, he realized that his beloved mushroom was missing! Immediately he called his so-called friend, Bally Boar. Rocky Racoon had known Bally Boar for (plus or minus) 550,000 years, the majority of which were eccentric ones. Bally Boar was unique. He was clever though sometimes a little... selfish. Rocky Racoon called him anyway, for the situation was urgent.
In a moment of sheer Rolf Harris-like wonder, one mans pen transformed a rotten underground store room into the basment cool that is The Mushroom Bar.
A lively atmosphere is what's on offer to all those traversing the famous stairwell to Newcastle's premium trebles bar, along with the warm welcome from our notoriously good craic staff, and the top of the range local blart.
The button mushroom, or Agaricus Bisporus, is one of the most cultivated mushrooms in the world. In the wild this mushroom appears in fields and has a darker, brownish cap with darker gills too. They are known in the wild as field mushrooms but they are usually labelled as the button mushroom or the Portobello mushroom, although the Portobello species are usually larger in size.
Mushroom growing kits have become increasingly popular in recent years as the public opinion and perceptions towards fungi seems to have relaxed a little - no longer are people scared of mushrooms and instead are prepared to try and have a go at growing their own at home.
HealthDay News -- Volunteers who tried the hallucinogenic ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms during a controlled study funded by the U.S. government had "mystical" experiences, and many of them still felt unusually happy months later.
The aims of the Johns Hopkins researchers were simple: to explore the neurological mechanisms and effects of the compound, as well as its potential as a therapeutic agent.
By Johnny Acton and Nick Sandler
Adapted from Mushroom by Johnny Acton and Nick Sandler
Donated by Shauna Walsh