Virginia Haze is a prolific writer and photographer with many books under her belt. She has grown mushrooms for years under the tutelage of Dr. Mandrake and brings her skills as a writer, photographer, and magic mushroom cultivator to this title. Dr. K Mandrake holds a Ph.D. in mushroom botany and is currently working at the forefront of research into the medicinal qualities of psilocybin. He works as a consultant for commercial mushroom producers around the world. They both live San Francisco.