A Prehistoric Mural in Spain Depicting Neurotropic Psilocybe Mushrooms?1

  title={A Prehistoric Mural in Spain Depicting Neurotropic Psilocybe Mushrooms?1},
  author={Brian P. Akers and J. F. Ruiz and A. Piper and C. Ruck},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  • Brian P. Akers, J. F. Ruiz, +1 author C. Ruck
  • Published 2011
  • Biology
  • Economic Botany
  • A Prehistoric Mural in Spain Depicting NeurotropicPsilocybeMushrooms? The Selva Pascuala mural, a work of post-Paleolithic rock art in Spain, contains fungoid figures herein hypothesized to depict neurotropic fungi, especially Psilocybe hispanica, a species that occurs in a neighboring region. This hypothesis is based on features of these figures related to fungal morphology, along with ethnographic analogy, and shamanistic explanations of rock art. If correct, this interpretation would support… CONTINUE READING

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