1 10, 2016

Superstition Saturday: Clovers

By | 2016-12-04T12:29:27+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Non-fiction, Superstition|7 Comments

The luck of the four-leaf clover is the most identifiable clover superstition but is only a small piece of clover lore. Clovers are versatile plants capable of bringing you a spouse, healing your ailments, or driving away evil spirits. Depending on the variety and number of leaves, the superstitions surrounding clover can vary widely. Clover [...]

2 07, 2016

Superstition Saturday: Mushroom

By | 2016-12-04T12:29:27+00:00 July 2nd, 2016|Non-fiction, Superstition|1 Comment

Overnight, as if by magic, mushrooms spring from the ground. The seeming spontaneous origin of these fungi adds to their mystical intrigue. However, mushrooms are viewed very differently depending on the country. In England and Ireland, they are tied to death and decay, and fear surrounds these potential poisonous florae. They are known as Satan’s [...]