Series: Nordic Council of Ministers
Author(s): Christer Andersson, Jørn Gry, and Jakob Kristinsson
Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers
Publication Date: 01 June 2009
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...