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The Epicure is Worse than the Disease

Attorney Scott Harvin says his client, Edward V. Spearman, 30, of Walterboro, S.C., is absolutely not guilty of possession of hallucinogenic mushrooms — a “large quantity” police found in his home “in various growth stages.” No no no, Harvin says: they’re Shiitake mushrooms: a completely legal and edible delicacy. The liquid police also found? Home-brewed beer, Harvin says. And the marijuana, which police said they found lying in the open? On that, Harvin had no comment. (RC/Charleston Post and Courier) ...I think they mean the oregano.
Original Publication Date: 05 June 2011
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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