Pieter van Foreest Describes the Effects of Eating Hallucinogenic Mushrooms

Physician Pieter van Foreest describes the behavior of a woman after eating mushrooms.


Dutch physician Pieter van Foreest (Petrus Forestus) describes the case of a woman who was “flung into violent convulsions and the Riscus sardonicus [fixed grin, or uncontrollable laughter] by eating mushrooms.”