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Occurrence and use of hallucinogenic mushrooms containing psilocybin alkaloids

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Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Christer Andersson, Jørn Gry, and Jakob Kristinsson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318365

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Mushrooms, Indian Tribes of Mexico, Aztecs and the Chichimecas, Mushroom Alkaloid Psilocybin, Psilocin, Hallucinogenic Drugs in Western America

In some parts of the world mushrooms have had a central role in religious ritual ceremonies. Ethnomycological studies among the Indian tribes of Mexico - the Aztecs and the Chichimecas - revealed the mushrooms to be hallucin...