or Fly Agaric is one of the fungi associated with the Aminita family. Laplanders still scatter this mushroom in the snow to round up reindeer.
Incidentally, the urine of people who eat the mushroom contains substantial quantities of the isoxazole derivatives that produce an 'intoxicating' effect. Impoverished Lapps knew this, and collected the urine round the huts of rich Lapps who indulged in the mushroom at Christmas parties so that they could get high - some people
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