Oregon on Tuesday became the first state to legalize magic mushroom therapy — and to decriminalize small amounts of all street drugs. The mushroom bill, measure 109, allows trained “facilitators” to give patients psilocybin — the psychedelic compound in mushrooms — as a mental health treatment, and guide them through trips at licensed centers.
To learn more about mushroom foraging on the Oregon Coast, also check out: Mysterious Mushrooms of the Tillamook State Forest at the Tillamook Forest Center (Oct. 15, 2017); the Mushroom Walk, led by Explore Nature Tillamook Coast (Oct. 15, 2017) and the 18th annual Yachats Mushroom Festival (Oct. 20-22, 2017).
This 20th Annual Wild Mushroom Celebration is timed to the height of the Pacific Northwest’s fall wild mushroom harvest season. It was initiated by a small group of restaurant owners, chefs and foragers in 2000 to showcase the regional abundance and has grown over the years to attract mushroom lovers from near and far.
Oregonians find an amazing variety of mushrooms in their own backyards.
The showy mushrooms that adorn the forest floor are merely the obvious part. Fungi have secret lives, and what they do underground easily rank higher than salmon or wolves in terms of value to the ecosystem.
From Northern California, through Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Alaska the temperate rainforests of the Pacific Northwest stretch some 3,600...more ↓ The Pacific Northwest has the richest temperate rainforests in the world and much more than its fair share of wild mushrooms.
Pocket Field guide Small first aid kit. Northwest Wild Edibles. Oregon's State Mushroom: The Pacific Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus formosas) Winter Chanterelle aka Yellowfoot (Cantharallus Tubaeformis) How to identify the Golden Chanterelle
The Mushroom Hunter's Field Guide is the guide that tells when, where, and how to find delicious edible mushrooms and how to avoid poisonous ones. Beginners as well as experts will be able to identify mushrooms in a matter of minutes. All of the mushrooms included are illustrated in beautiful color, adding visual enjoyment to the textual materials.
Oregon becomes the first state in the nation to allow the use of psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient of hallucinogenic mushrooms, in therapy. The measure does not decriminalize psilocybin. Some mushrooms are very poisonous. It is always best to enjoy looking at wild mushrooms, but only eat mushrooms that you purchase from a reputable mushroom grower through a grocery or market. One additional caution: Some people are even sensitive to the mushrooms that most people consider safe to eat. May 30, 2015 · Four family members were taken to the hospital after picking and eating poisonous mushrooms in Oregon. SUBSCRIBE NOW. $1 for 3 months. Save 97%. SUBSCRIBE NOW. $1 for 3 months. Save 97%. Oregonians find an amazing variety of mushrooms in their own backyards. Here is a guide to help you identify over 1,500 different mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest, an area that includes all of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Southwestern British Columbia. About half of these mushrooms are also widely found across all of North America and in similar climates around the world (like Europe).The Pacific golden chanterelle (Cantharellus formosus) was designated the official mushroom of the state of Oregon in 1999. Unique to the Pacific Northwest, this wild, edible fungi has high culinary value. More than 500,000 pounds of the Pacific golden chanterelles are harvested annually in Oregon.