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A Toadstool Fund in Páramo (3000 m) in Bogotá, Colombia

A Toadstool Fund in Páramo (3000 m) in Bogotá, Colombia

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    »Amanita en Colombia" -
    A Toadstool Fund in Páramo (3000 m) in Bogotá, Colombia
    (An English Translation from original German Text: Amanita en Colombia - A Toadstool Fund in Páramo )

    Article by Christian Rätsch

    "In the entheogenic scene there is the assumption that the fly agaric (Amanita muscaria) is indeed spread throughout the world, but does not occur in South America. [1] However, some authors acknowledge that it now while there is the fly agaric in the northern Andean region, but whether he there was already widespread in pre-Columbian times, is still unclear (Schultes and BRIGHT 1979: 123). I've heard time and again that should have been spotted in the Andes toadstools, but never found evidence. [2] In the context of ethnobotanical research trip (March-April 2004) to Colombia (especially Nariño, Putumayo, Sibundoy) we had, my to photograph Ms. Claudia Müller-Ebeling, our Dutch friend Arno Adelaars and I, the surprising chance to see toadstools in the high Andes in Bogotá, and collect"