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Extreme Negative Psychic Effect
Amanita muscaria
by Robert Cain
Citation:   Robert Cain. "Extreme Negative Psychic Effect: An Experience with Amanita muscaria (exp1755)". Erowid.org. Jun 11, 2000. erowid.org/exp/1755

 
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    Amanitas - A. muscaria


Yep, a night in the hospital in the most awful psychic agony I have ever experienced while they poured ipecac (SP) and charcoal down me 'cause the little bastards refused to let me puke. I was pumped. I was then hooked to a heart monitor and had the distinct displeasure of seeing my heart stop a couple of times. After one of them and a couple of firm thumps to my sternum I asked the doctor if I was going to make it. He was rather preocupied with saving my life and sorta muttered, 'we don't know.' They would not treat me with anything until the mushroom was identified which they did by flying it to a poison control center in Denver, I think it was, by Navy jet from Moffet field. They then shot me with something that had me down in 15 minutes after about six hours of mental horror. The next morning every damn med student and intern came by to find out what it was like. I didn't have good things to report. Your mileage may vary. The view I got of the human condition and the burried sadness, pain and agony in everyone around and treating me in the busy emergency facility may have been one very powerful sort of empathogenic halucination effect but it fucked me up for a long time. I have tried nearly every psychoactive even remotely available and nothing, NOTHING, has had such a negative psychic effect.

Exp Year: 1993ExpID: 1755
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jun 11, 2000Views: 53,517
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