New mushroom species + psilocybin for cows 🐄

New species of psychedelic mushroom believed to live in Kakadu National Park

We’d love to hear what PETA thinks of this idea…

Alistair McTaggart, a University of Queensland researcher, discovered what he believes is a new species of psychedelic mushroom in one of Australia’s biggest national parks.

When interviewed on the finding, he brought attention to an “under-explored” use of psilocybin: animal welfare. 

“Psilocybin has use in [treating] anxiety in humans, we don’t understand the effects of psilocybin on animals very well, but I think of slaughterhouses and what this could mean for the meat [processing] industry,” McTaggart explains. 

Who knows, maybe we’ll start seeing beef advertised as “shroom-fed” 🤷‍♀️

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