Magic Mushroom Operation Taken Down in Jackson County
The largest known psilocybin mushroom operation in southern Oregon was busted Tuesday in Jackson County when Ernest Luther Taylor, 37, of Central Point was arrested for allegedly growing the illegal fungus in a warehouse.
The arrest came after a six month investigation that began with an anonymous tip.
Taylor was charged with distribution, manufacture and possession of the illegal drug, plus the distribution of marijuana within 1000 feet of a school and first degree child neglect. His bail was set at $90,000
Jail records show he was later released.