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Spirits


Jun 5, 2024

Surprise! We’re spending an entire month talking about mushrooms in mythology, horror and beyond! We start with a roundup of our favorite mushroom tales and creatures from mythology and folklore, from fairy circles, edible monsters, and mushroom superpowers. 

 

Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of colonialism, disease, misogyny, blood, body horror, bodily functions, death, drug use, animal death, insects, and sexual content. 

 

Housekeeping

- Recommendation: This week, Amanda recommends asking for what you need.

- Books: Check out our previous book recommendations, guests’ books, and more at https://spiritspodcast.com/books

- Call to Action: Check out Exolore today!

 

Sponsors

- BetterHelp is an online therapy service. Get 10% off your first month at https://betterhelp.com/spirits

 

Find Us Online

- Website & Transcripts: https://spiritspodcast.com

- Patreon: https://patreon.com/spiritspodcast

- Merch: https://spiritspodcast.com/merch

- Instagram: https://instagram.com/spiritspodcast

- Twitter: https://twitter.com/spiritspodcast

- Tumblr: https://spiritspodcast.tumblr.com

- Goodreads: https://goodreads.com/group/show/205387

 

Cast & Crew

- Co-Hosts: Julia Schifini and Amanda McLoughlin

- Editor: Bren Frederick

- Music: Brandon Grugle, based on "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod

- Artwork: Allyson Wakeman

- Multitude: https://multitude.productions

 

About Us

Spirits is a boozy podcast about mythology, legends, and folklore. Every episode, co-hosts Julia and Amanda mix a drink and discuss a new story or character from a wide range of places, eras, and cultures. Learn brand-new stories and enjoy retellings of your favorite myths, served over ice every week, on Spirits.