This is a magic mushroom and taxonomy is debated, but I think it's Mycena arcangeliana!!!
This past year right before the Thanksgiving holiday, my well was running bone dry. As much as I love everything in life, the past year had taken a tremendous toll in terms of depleting some core energies. My batteries wouldn't recharge, even with my cannabis smoothie shake. This always usually does the trick. At this time, I was led to a clump of mushrooms by the fairies and they were magic. I took just a nibble from the mushrooms and immediately could feel a positive vibration emanating after consuming. From there I could literally feel a positive energy bubbling around up in my brain. Somehow a kind of weight was lifted from my head and shoulders where it had been pressing down hard on me and I felt light, optimistic, like things were possible. The last day I had my smoothie followed by some of the mushrooms and felt almost giddy.
Each one of the three days, I could not wait to get out to the garden at the appointed time during the afternoon and find the mushrooms. It was like going to look under the tree at Christmas to find some mushrooms or something. As it turns out, the clump of mushrooms were growing out of the decomposing stump of a long fallen tree that remains in our garden at the edge of a thirty acre wood.
Then, it was like I'd had enough and after the third day I had literally no want to get more mushrooms--I was both energized and at peace and able to get through what I needed.
First of all, thank you to the fairies. Often, we do not stop enough to say thanks. Also, I've posted these mushroom photographs far and wide and think I've come up with the right ID but if you know better please let me know thank you!!!
I found out these mushrooms are found in the lands of some of my ancestors back in Europe, which makes this entire experience even more trippy. The Mycena genus is my new favorite, and it is perhaps one of the most exciting areas of mycology today identifying all of the old and new world finds. Many of this kind are bioluminescent and I just learned that, but I have to say these mushrooms I found did look like they were glowing. We have a fox dog at our homestead, a pair of fox sparrows who have returned to their nest, and now some good old fashioned foxfire. Thank you for these miraculous gifts.
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