Summary: We get down in the dirt with one of our favorite witchy folk, Sarah Lawless, and talk about mycological magic! We discuss some of the folklore, misconceptions, and uses of fungi and mushrooms both magically and in everyday life.
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Play: Episode 213 – Folklore and Fungi with Sarah Lawless
Cory opens and closes with some brief quotes from a favorite book, Merlin Sheldrake’s Entangled Life.
Sarah also recommends Maria Sabina: Mujer Espiritu, a YouTube documentary. She also recommends the book Mushroom Essences, by Robert Rogers, and the papers “Fungi Folklore & Fairytales” and “Those Goddamn Ointments.”
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