9 Non-Threatening Funguses

Nervous about the outbreak of rare fungal meningitis? Just remember that not all funguses are out to get you.

1. Shiitakes mean you no harm.

2. To inflict pain is not the way of the chanterelles.

3. The matsutakes are a gentle race.

4. Morels are mere woodland sprites, innocent and free.

They just want to snuggle.

5. Champignons consider the body a temple and would do nothing to damage it.

6. Oysters wish only to please.

7. “Be at ease, stranger. ‘Tis I, Portobello.”

8. Poison? Porcinis are filled only with universal love.

9. And Toad? Come on, now.

Toad’s your boy.

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