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” 🤷♀️