Finding the Magic in Mushrooms

Psilocybe “cyanofriscosa” Photo courtesy of Nightflyer @ Mushroom Observer

Did you know that mushrooms with pyschedelic properties might hold the answers for neurological treatments?  Depression, addiction, anxiety - all of these diseases may be helped by research being done by Jason Slot, an assistant professor of fungal evolutionary genomics in the Plant Pathology Department and his fellow researchers.

Learn more about the evolution of these mushrooms and the possibilities of the work.