Fatality after consuming hallucingenic mushrooms

Bradley B. Woods bwoods at nntp-server.caltech.edu
Wed Jun 12 18:41:30 EST 1996


Joseph Zorzin (redoak at vgernet.net) wrote:
: Alain Gerault wrote:

: > Summary :
: > The authors report the fatality of a 22-year-old man after he and a group of
: > friends voluntarily consumed hallucinogenic mushrooms, in this case Psilocybe
: > semilanceata (Fr. : Fr.) Kummer. According to the best of our knowledge, this
: > cosmopolitan species had never caused any fatality, this is the first
: > observation of this type ever made in the world, so the so-called inocuousness
: > of halluninogenic muhrooms is now questionned.
: > 
: > : email :
: > Alain.Gérault at shom.fr


: Yuh, but he took 50? That many asperin would surely kill you too.

No, it's more like 75 aspirin is approaching a lethal dose.



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