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Magic Mushrooms: History, Science, Legend

Presented by Sandy Spring Museum at Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring MD

Sep 15, 2017

Magic Mushrooms: History, Science, Legend

The psychoactive effects of so-called “magic” mushrooms have been exploited by Native Americans for millennia and are now being evaluated for possible use in the treatment of a variety of medical conditions.

You’ve heard the pop culture stories – hear the real story at this lively History Happy Hour presentation by William Needham, president of the Mycological Association of Washington.

The psychoactive effects of so-called “magic” mushrooms have been exploited by Native Americans for millennia. They are now  being evaluated for possible use in the treatment of a variety of medical conditions. The presentation will address the historical aspects of the circuitous path from folk fantasy to

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