He was very young when he started harvesting mushrooms with his mother to survive starvation.
That is when he found the spore and kept it for a while before ingesting it and becoming a master of the spore. He can make his opponents trip with just a little fume.
LaCock adds some tobacco to the mix to enhance the experience. Before he mastered the art of the spore, he made his mom get into very aggressive trips that one day she Stabbed the Mail Man and the neighbor's dog. He has her rage. Beware!