A teen is accused of picking psilocybin mushrooms, also known as "magic mushrooms," in a cow pasture.
Justin Castagno, 18, of the 300 block of 1 Street Northwest, Golden Gate Estates, was arrested by Collier deputies on Saturday at the east end of 16 Avenue Southwest in the cattle pasture. He is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, and trespassing.
The owner of the land requested additional patrol of the property because of trespassing issues.
On Saturday, a Collier deputy witnessed Castagno on the property picking up what he believed to be magic mushrooms” and placing them in a plastic bag.
The deputy notified the landowner, who chased Castagno into the deputy. Castagno was then placed under arrest.
According to the arrest report, Castagno was in possession of 217.08 grams of psilocybin mushrooms.