from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as fly-agaric. See Amanita.


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  • Apostle Johan Peter Falck's travels in Russia and Central Asia explore a startling number of local intoxication rituals, including the smoking of hemp flowers, "inebriation from fly-fungus," and a Kyrgyz practice of making "a vertical hole in urine-soaked ground," filling it with tobacco, topping it with a smoldering coal, then inhaling the smoke through hollow stalks while lying on one's belly.

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