A large-scale psilocybin mushroom operation was busted over the weekend in Blue Grass, and two people are scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning on drug charges, police said.
Emily Ann Dwyer, 21, and Ryan Lee Toliver, 23, are each charged with manufacturing psilocybin mushrooms, a Class B felony that is punishable by up to 25 years in prison.
Police searched their home at 6010 116th St., Blue Grass, and discovered grow operations on the first floor and in the basement, according to their arrest affidavits.
Police discovered several glass mason jars with mushroom spores and fungus, bags and five-gallon buckets of organic dirt, fertilizer, an incubator with temperature gauges and journals with growing instructions and stages, the affidavits state.
Police also found glass pipes with marijuana residue, several used syringes, burnt spoons with filters and a glass jar with suspected marijuana, the affidavits state.
Dwyer also is charged with marijuana possession, a serious misdemeanor, and Toliver is charged with marijuana possession, third offense, an aggravated misdemeanor.