Hallucinogenic Mushrooms in Mexico: An Overview

@article{Guzmn2008HallucinogenicMI,
  title={Hallucinogenic Mushrooms in Mexico: An Overview},
  author={G. Guzm{\'a}n},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  year={2008},
  volume={62},
  pages={404-412}
}
  • G. Guzmán
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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