Hallucinogenic Mushrooms in Mexico: An Overview

  title={Hallucinogenic Mushrooms in Mexico: An Overview},
  author={Gast{\'o}n Guzm{\'a}n},
  journal={Economic Botany},
Hallucinogenic Mushrooms in Mexico: An Overview.Psilocybe, with 53 known hallucinogenic species in Mexico, is the most important and diverse group of sacred mushrooms used by Mexican indigenous cultures. Psilocybe caerulescens, known by the present-day Nahuatl Indians as teotlaquilnanácatl, is hypothesized to be the ceremonially-used teonanácatl mushroom cited by Sahagún in the 16th century, the true identity of which has remained obscure for centuries. Correcting a widely disseminated error… Expand

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