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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in

Subjects:

  • Indians of Mexico -- Rites and ceremonies.,
  • Indians of Central America -- Rites and ceremonies.,
  • Mushroom ceremony.,
  • Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic -- Mexico.,
  • Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic -- Central America.,
  • Mushrooms -- Religious aspects -- Mexico.,
  • Mushrooms -- Religious aspects -- Central America.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementR. Gordon Wasson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1219.3.R38 W28 1980b
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22073982M
ISBN 10007068443X
LC Control Number80018869
OCLC/WorldCa5831017

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_The Wondrous Mushroom: Mycolatry in Mesoamerica_, No. 7 in the Ethnomycological Studies series, by newspaper reporter and banker turned ethnomycologist, R. Gordon Wasson, is a fascinating account of the hallucinogenic mushroom cult and its use among shamans in Mesoamerica.5/5(2). The book begins with Wasson's first experiences taking mushrooms, going into a wealth of details about sacred indigenous ceremonies, culture, and practices. The Wondrous Mushroom reflects a lifetime of studies, personal experiences, and reflections on shamanism, culture, community well-being, healing, and spiritual strength. In celebration of Wasson's pioneering work, we present a reprint of his classic The Wondrous Mushroom, an in-depth study of shamanic realities, mushrooms, and traditions connecting contemporary practices to pre-Conquest art, architecture, and culture. The book begins with Wasson's first experiences taking mushrooms, going into a wealth of /5(23).   The book begins with Wasson's first experiences taking mushrooms, going into a wealth of details about sacred indigenous ceremonies, culture, and practices. The Wondrous Mushroom reflects a lifetime of studies, personal experiences, and reflections on shamanism, culture, community well-being, healing, and spiritual strength.

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