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International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
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ISSN Print: 1521-9437
ISSN Online: 1940-4344

International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms

DOI: 10.1615/IntJMedMushrooms.v18.i1.20
pages 9-12

Medicinal Mushrooms in Guatemala

Yvonne Sommerkamp
Laboratorio Fitomykoterapéutico Lavra Mambré, Guatemala
Ana Margarita Paz
Departamento de Citohistologia, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas y Farmacia, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Guatemala
Gastón Guzmán
Instituto de Ecologia, Apartada Postal 63, Xalapa, Veracruz 91000, Mexico

ABSTRACT

Guatemala, located in Central America, has a long and rich history in the traditional use of edible, medicinal, and hallucinogenic mushrooms. This article describes the use of these mushrooms and presents studies on the scientific validation of native and foreign species.


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