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Police in Koh Samui have announced the arrest of a man who had almost four kilos of magic mushrooms in his fridge.
The psychedelic ‘shrooms – known as het khee wai (buffalo pooh mushrooms) in Thai – were headed for restaurants on Koh Phangan for the next full moon party, reports Daily News.
There the class two drugs would be made into alcoholic smoothies, milkshakes and omelettes for foreign tourists who want to trip the night away.
Arrested was Withaya (or Pang) Udom-aneklap, 43, at a house near the Nathon market. Samui police found 3.8 kilos of magic mushrooms wrapped in newspaper in his fridge.
Withaya told the cops he had bought the mushrooms to sell on to restaurants at Had Rin on Phangan.
He was charged with possession of class two drugs with intent to sell and detained.
Police said the mushrooms were worth about 1,200 to 1,500 baht a kilo though much more when made into food and drinks for the tourists.