The Collector
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The Collector

Illustrations of Magic Mushrooms in Early Christian Iconography

Does Christianity have a psychedelic history?

A psychedelic painting in Canterbury Cathedral in England. Source-Public Domain

Psilocybin mushrooms commonly referred to as magic mushrooms are naturally occurring psychoactive substances. Although psilocybin was first isolated in 1958 by Dr. Albert Hofmann, the consumption of this hallucinogenic compound is historically traced back to different cultures.

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