Psychoactive tryptamines from basidiomycetes

@article{Wurst2008PsychoactiveTF,
  title={Psychoactive tryptamines from basidiomycetes},
  author={M. Wurst and R. Kysilka and M. Flieger},
  journal={Folia Microbiologica},
  year={2008},
  volume={47},
  pages={3-27}
}
  • M. Wurst, R. Kysilka, M. Flieger
  • Published 2008
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Folia Microbiologica
  • The review lists natural sources,i.e. strains and species of fungi producing predominantly psychoactive tryptamines (indolealkylamines), their chemical structure and properties, toxic effects on the man and psychic symptoms of intoxication. It describes the biosynthesis and production of some tryptamines by the mycelial culture ofPsilocybe bohemicaŠebek, a survey of methods for their analysis and isolation. It evaluates the worldwide use and abuse of psychoactive fungi as sources of drugs in… CONTINUE READING

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