Mushrooms In Mexico

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Mushrooms are hallucinogenic mushrooms that are typically found in, West africa, most of Mexico, and also some U.S. states like Florida and Texas. Some historians believe that mushrooms were used back as far as 9,000 B.C. They say that Indian tribes like the Mayans and Aztecs used them because cave paintings have been found from these tribes depicting these mushrooms, they called it Teonanacatl which means “flesh of the gods.” These mushrooms were brought to the U.S. in the 16th century by catholic priests claiming to be using these mushrooms. They were made popular in the U.S, By Mycologist, (mushroom scientist) R. Gordon Wasson. Gordon went to Mexico to study these mushrooms. He met a tribe of indians called the mazatecs. He then watched
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