sas 07 - Fungi falling in love Gyromitra esculenta H3C N H...

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Fungi falling in love Gyromitra esculenta Mono-methylhydrazine H 3 C NH 2 N H Rocket fuel
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Gyromitra esculenta Mono-methylhydrazine H 3 C NH 2 N H Rocket fuel COPRINE = ANTABUSE Inky cap
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Mythology and religion People incorporate the natural world into their mythologies Plants and animals Gordon and Valentina Wasson
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Mushrooms played a role in religion Most are dead or practiced secretly actively suppressed Historical interest in: Mind altering properties of mushrooms
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AMANITA MUSCARIA Fly agaric Mario mushroom Super Powerup AMANITA MUSCARIA
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Mt. Amanus Believed to be the native habitat of Aminita North America Asia Europe
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Pines Mycorrhizal Fir & Beech Introduced to Southern Hemisphere Transported with seedlings Flies are attracted to the mushroom Feed on surface Fly agaric
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Then they die or become sedated and easily swated ∑√ -1 = + μ / α AMANITA MUSCARIA No amatoxins Mildly toxic Psychoactive Muscarine
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Neuron Neuron Synapse neurotransmitters X inhibitory neurotransmitter Neurotransmission MUSCIMOL MUSCIMOL INHIBITS NEUROTRANSMISSION EXPERIMENTAL TOOL
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Muscimol CANNOT EXPLAIN ALL REPORTED EFFECTS CAUSE OF HALLUCINATIONS UNKNOWN
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Use of fly agaric in Siberia Ostyak Polish POW in 1658 “they become drunk, worse than on vodka”
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KAMCHATKA KORYAK (Russian name) CHAVCHU = RICH IN REINDEER Reindeer ate mushrooms INEBRIATION SECURED SLAUGHTERED EATEN
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Santa and Hallucinogenic Mushrooms “One of the more interesting explanations that I've heard for this yuletide tradition is that Santa is a symbol for the ingestion and worship of the hallucinogenic mushroom, Fly agaric ( Amanita muscaria )”. Stephen G. Saupe Santa wears a red suit with white trim. The Fly agaric is an extremely beautiful mushroom that has a brilliant red cap
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