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Ott J. 
“Psycho-mycological studies of amanita: From ancient sacrament to modern phobia”. 
Journal of Psychedelic Drugs. 1976 Jan-Mar;8(1):27-35.
Describes the use of fly-agaric mushrooms as psychedelic food. The active substances are ibotenic acid and its metabolite, muscimol. Structural similarity of ibotenic acid to glutamic acid accounts for the psychoactive and taste-enhancing effects.
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