mushrooms and hallucinations

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • psilocybin and hallucinations —    The term psilocybin comes from the Greek words psilos (bald) and kubè (head). It refers to an alkaloid of the tryptamine group that can be found in no fewer than 80 species of hallucinogenic mushrooms belonging to the Psilocybe genus (i.e.… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • bufotenine and hallucinations —    Bufotenine is also known as bufotenin, dimethyl serotonin, 5 OH dimethyltryptamine (5 OH DMT), N,N dimethyl 5 hydroxytryptamine, and mappine. The name bufotenine was suggested in 1893 by the French scientists Césaire Auguste Phisalix (1852… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Psilocybin mushrooms — (also called psilocybian mushrooms or teónanácatl) are fungi mainly of the psilocybe genus that contain the psychedelic substances psilocybin and psilocin, and occasionally other psychoactive tryptamines. There are multiple colloquial terms for… …   Wikipedia

  • Representative poisonous mushrooms — ▪ Table Representative poisonous mushrooms toxin type of poisoning lorchel, or false morel (Gyromitra esculenta) gyromitrin toxicity to people is variable; causes severe liver damage accompanied by nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, jaundice,… …   Universalium

  • magic mushrooms — AND sacred mushrooms n. mushrooms of the genus Psilo cybe, which cause visions or hallucinations when eaten. (Drugs.) □ Magic mushrooms are okay because they are natural, or something like that. □ This is the so called sacred mushroom, named for… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • List of fictional medicines and drugs — This is a list of fictional medicines and drugs from works of fiction (usually fantasy or science fiction). Some of the items listed as medicines or drugs, may be used as both or in other capacities, but fictional works are often vague on such… …   Wikipedia

  • Entheogenic drugs and the archaeological record — Contemporary Indigenous TraditionsThere are several Modern cultures that continue to practice the application of mind altering drugs for religious purposes. Some of these cultures include the Shamans of Siberia (who employ Fly Agarics to endues… …   Wikipedia

  • Psychedelics, dissociatives and deliriants — The general group of pharmacological agents commonly known as hallucinogens can be divided into three broad categories: psychedelics, dissociatives, and deliriants. These classes of psychoactive drugs have in common that they can cause subjective …   Wikipedia

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