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Agents Seize 800 Bags Of Hallucinogenic Mushrooms

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Hallucinogenic mushrooms (credit: AP)

Hallucinogenic mushrooms (credit: AP)

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – Agents seized some 800 bags full of hallucinogenic mushrooms from a suburban Denver home in what officers are calling the largest mushroom operation they’ve ever seen.

Two men face drug distribution charges after Tuesday’s raid at a rented home in Centennial. Forty-one-year-old Keith Davis and Augustin Rodrigez were charged.

Capt. Larry Etheridge with the Arapahoe County sheriff’s department said the street value for the mushrooms is $225,000. Etheridge said authorities believe the men were selling the mushrooms online.

Davis faces an additional child porn count and a child abuse count after marijuana was found out in the open of the home where a toddler also lived.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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