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Sunday, August 22 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Lecture: Entheogenic Mycolotry and Ethnomycology of Mesoamerica

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Our current psychedelic renaissance owes a huge debt to ancient sacred practices held by numerous indigenous groups around the world. The Mesoamerican culture and history associated with sacred mushrooms from the genus Psilocybe is both fascinating as well as mysterious and holds an essential role in the evolution of Ethnomycology. This talk will focus on indigenous Mesoamerican spiritual and cultural uses of entheogenic mushrooms. Much of my emphasis will explore past research done by R. Gordon Wasson and other pioneers in Ethnomycology.



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Greg Sanchez

Colorado Mycological Society
Greg Sanchez knew nothing about mushrooms until 2004 when he wondered, “What do you do at a mushroom festival?”  After attending the Telluride Mushroom Festival that year, hearing talks by myco- legends Gary Lincoff, Paul Stamets and others, cooking and tasting, going on forays... Read More →


Sunday August 22, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am MDT
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435